Who We Are

You want the best for your child but the path forward isn’t always clear. That’s why we’re here. We help answer your questions: about homework, what your child is expected to learn each year, ways you can support your child’s emotional health and happiness, planning for college, and more.

Our mission is to inspire and equip parents as Learning Heroes, so every child can succeed.

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

We help you understand how to best support your child’s education and connect you to resources from some of the nation’s most trusted experts and organizations such as the National PTA, Scholastic, Common Sense Media, GreatSchools, Univision, and more.

We’re a guide, helping you play an active role in your child’s education.

We are a:  Listener — hearing your questions and helping you find answers. Guide — offering simple actions to take. Curator — putting trusted resources and information at your fingertips. Partner — in your mission to help your child succeed in school and life.

What is a Learning Hero?

A learning hero takes an active role in a child’s education and helps spark 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 »
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 »
National PTA comprises millions of families, students, teachers, and administrators. 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 »

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