Help transform college admissions, career exposure, and college access. 


Empower the Journey.


Knowledge Academies is a network of public schools for families. Join us, as we reimagine new opportunities for learning, within  our community and beyond.

KA is a five (5) time, national award winning network of public  schools. 


2018 Early Leader, Harvard University, Making Caring Common

2017 Change Leader, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

2017 National Children's Wellbeing Team

2017 LRNG Educator Innovators Challenge

2016 Ashoka National Changemaker School

2016 NEXT Awards, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

2016 U.S. Department of Education Grant, Personalized Learning

2014 National K12 Breakthrough Model for College


Help transform college admissions and college scholarships. Join our team, as we reimagine new opportunities for learning.

Race to 36 is a first of its kind college admissions and college scholarship program.

  • 36 hours invested in learning, life, and leadership habits
  • College admissions and college scholarships, at their best.
Help support the journey as a Race to 36 Teacher. Apply for our National Teacher Fellowship!

It’s about the journey...

Join a team of the nation's leading educators, focused on radical improvements to the norms of standardized test prep, and a college connected lifestyle, especially for students from the most underserved communities.

  • 24 hours of ACT Prep (5 weeks)
  • 4 hours financial literacy development
  • 4 hours digital and social media leadership, for teens
  • 4 hours college connections and tours
  • Qualify for National Summer College Tour
About Race to 36
  1. LEAD: Collaborate with a cohort of the nation's leading educators, leveraging ACT and SAT learning development strategies, for middle through high schoolers. Learn in partnership with national innovators in education

  2. MOBILIZE: Leverage digital and social media to expand the impact of your best teaching.

  3. EMPOWER: Help emerging high school students and leaders, from diverse communities, learn about college, while also improving their performance on college admission exams, and the college application process.

  4. INNOVATE: Participate in radically innovative, community-building workshops and camps, focused on developing the whole vision of your best self.

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