Career & College Readiness Programs
Public Education Events
Based on the TEDTalks model, our lively happy hour EDTalks feature compelling short talks and conversations on a wide range of issues impacting public education and our young people.
An exclusive glimpse into our Career & College Centers in MPS high schools, where you can learn how you can support Minneapolis students in achieving their career and post-secondary goals.
Principal Partner Day
In partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools, we match community leaders with MPS principals for an exclusive half-day shadowing opportunity at their schools.
Education Partners Luncheon
This annual event with 600+ business, education and civic leaders celebrates our city's commitment to strong public education and features nationally known policy leaders, educators, journalists, entrepreneurs and others.
“EDTalks was as relevant to me as a newcomer to Minnesota and education as it is now as a committed professional in education. Thank you!”
Minneapolis Public Schools Funds
MPS College Scholarships
for MPS Students
In 2016, AchieveMpls administered and awarded 68 college scholarships totaling over $140,000 for MPS students to pursue post-secondary education.
for MPS Staff and Classrooms
Grants are available from AchieveMpls and partner organizations for MPS teachers and staff that support professional development opportunities, classroom activities and field trip transportation.
As the strategic nonprofit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), we rally community support to inspire and equip Minneapolis students for careers, college and life.
Our vision is that all young people have full access to educational and career opportunities, resulting in a more equitable and vibrant Minneapolis.