Who We Are

According to our national research, there’s a big gap between what parents think about their child’s grade level progress vs. how their child is actually doing. We’re focused on helping you get the accurate picture you need and deserve so you can best support learning at home.

Our mission is to inspire, equip, and inform parents as Learning Heroes to best support their children’s educational and developmental success.  

We connect you to useful information and simple actions you can take to help your child thrive in school and life.

We are a: Listener—hearing your concerns and connecting you to solutions. Guide— offering a path with concrete actions and ideas. Curator—putting trusted resources and information at your fingertips. Partner—in your mission to help your child reach their goals.

What is a Learning Hero?

A learning hero takes an active role in a child’s progress and development while sparking the love of learning as part of everyday life.

Meet a Learning Hero

Sarah Brown Wessling is the 2010 National Teacher of the Year, serving as the nation’s teacher ambassador for education. Sarah currently is in her seventeenth year of teaching at Johnston Senior High School in Johnston, Iowa, where she teaches English and is the department chair. Sarah also is a Teacher Laureate for The Teaching Channel, where she films lessons in her own classroom, providing compelling content and dynamic teaching strategy to help educators across the country become strong teachers.

Our Partners

Learning Heroes partners with some of the most trusted education and parent organizations to help save you time and bring you the best resources all in one place.

Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. Learn More »
GreatSchools is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families. Learn More »
UnidosUS (formally National Council of La Raza) is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S., and is committed to strengthening this great nation by promoting the advancement of Latino families. Learn More »
The PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in America. Today’s PTA is comprised of more than 4 million parents, teachers, grandparents, caregivers, foster parents and other caring adults who share a commitment to improving the education, health, and safety of all children. We speak with one voice for every child. Learn More »
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Learn More »
For more than seven decades, UNCF has helped more than 430,000 students graduate from college and become leaders. Learn More »
Univision Communications Inc. is the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and it is driven by a mission to education. As part of the Univision Contigo (Univision With You) empowerment platform, Univision’s education initiative is the longest running education campaign on the air in any language. Learn More »
The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is a national, non-profit organization focused on the powerful impact of one achievable goal: investing in summer learning to help close the achievement gap. NSLA uses the power of research, advocacy, training, and policy to transform America’s neighborhoods and communities, one child at a time. Learn More »

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