InvestBPS develops and sustains engaging, effective, lasting, and mutually beneficial partnerships with individual Boston Public Schools, the school district, and the business community.
The City of Boston, Boston Public Schools and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce encourage all businesses to participate in InvestBPS to help transform education in Boston.
For BusinessesIf your business is interested in participating in InvestBPS, complete this form.
For SchoolsIf your school is interested participating in InvestBPS, please update your partnership needs at PartnerBPS.Please contact Special Projects Manager Hannah Wilson email@example.com with any additional questions.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is a multi-avenue partner, providing both school year and summer programs for the students of Boston Public Schools. The Thomas M. Menino Learning Lab offers laboratory-based instruction as well as mentorship opportunities.
This year, kindergarten through fifth grade students in Higginson/Lewis, Tynan, Channing, Taylor, King, Chittick, Harvard/Kent, Curtis Guild, and Winship schools participated in the annual Read to Achieve initiative (sponsored in part by InvestBPS partner Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Students were rewarded with individual incentives and opportunities to win school assemblies with Celtics players.
Local technology company, Salsify launched a STEM education program to help expose Boston Public School students to careers in their field. Salsify created this opportunity to help increase diversity and to build a strong pipeline of local STEM workers.
Envision Boston Giving, created by Dr. Tricia Rose, an optometrist and founder of the Boston-based practice, Envision Boston Optometry, has launched a program that will serve three school over the course of the next year. Continue reading...