VISTA education projects provide support and facilitate access to services and resources that contribute to improved educational outcomes for economically disadvantaged people, especially children. Under the Together for Tomorrow Initiative, VISTAs are focusing on the following educational objectives:
- School Readiness
- K-12 Success, and
- Post-secondary Success.
This page provides key information and resources for VISTAs concerning the Together for Tomorrow Initiative.
What is Together for Tomorrow?
A joint initiative between CNCS, the U.S. Department of Education, and the White House to propel improvement of our lowest-performing schools... [Learn More]
What TFT Projects Do
TFT projects include a wide range of activities that fall within education objectives from the CNCS Strategic Plan... [Learn More]
TFT Project Example
A collaborative of six non-profit organizations is working together with a common goal of closing the achievement gap for public elementary... [Learn More]
The Corporation for National and Community Service identified these useful resources for Together for Tomorrow projects... [Learn More]
Current TFT Sites
New Haven, CT
New Orleans, LA
The School Turnaround Learning Community: http://schoolturnaroundsupport.org
Facilitates collaboration and the exchange of ideas between SEAs and LEAs that are implementing federally funded Smaller Learning Communities (SLC), High School Graduation Initiative (HSGI), and School Improvement Grant (SIG) projects
U.S. Department of Education Guidance for School Improvement Grants Programs: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html
Provides information and resources for School Improvement Grants
Together for Tomorrow Planning Template: http://1.usa.gov/TFTtemplate
Serves as a useful resource for efforts that bring together schools, national service programs, higher education institutions, community-based organizations and others in partnership to propel improvement of low-performing schools