To get educated is an essential part of our lives. Some are lucky to learn prestigious schools while others just get education form public schools which are considered not to offer quality education. Rocketship Education came to make a difference in the public school education. Rocketship is a non-profit education facility which is charted and was established with a primary purpose of serving low-income students in California. Rocketship is more than an educational institution for they have a mandate of not only educate the students but also inspiring them, and the society as they engage their teachers and parents.
Education is at the heart of the management of the facility, and they value their students more than anything. Rickets hip has been striving to not only meet the needs of the students but also to satisfy them beyond their expectation. Ever since the inception of the education facility, it has been working with their strong mission which is to fill the gap of elimination in our lifetime. Rocketship education was created in 2006, and since then the institution has been experiencing a tremendous expansion with the management opening about two to three schools each year. In 2014 they expanded their services to Nashville and other regions among them; Washington DC, Memphis, New Orleans, as well as Indianapolis.
Rocketship Education was created by Preston Smith and John Danner. The founders made sure that the learning facility is based on a firm foundation and is working in a model. Their model believes in;
- Excellent teachers and leaders create transformative schools; Rocketship trusts in training to ensure that their tutors have a positive impact on their students as well as the community.
- Engaging parents; it is true that when parents are engaged, they play a significant role in eliminating the achievement gap. What Rocketship has done and is doing is to join parents, and they are sure that they play a substantial role in involving their children as well as the community.
- Every student is unique; at Rocketship, each child learns in their way with the help and the combination of technology, tradition as well as instruction and teaching.
Working together with the parents, the teachers, as well as the student’s Rocketship, is offering quality public school education.