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Take Action

As an UP champion, there are a variety of ways for you to advocate and support UP’s more than 1,500 scholars and their families. We appreciate your support of UP’s mission to transform schools into exceptional learning environments. Through your generosity, we can meet our vision that UP scholars will cultivate their sharp minds, share their kind hearts and pursue their path and potential. See below for the various ways you can get involved.

Advance STEM futures

We are always looking for partnerships that help us enrich our student experience, especially opportunities for our students to explore high-demand STEM career pathways. If you or your organization are interested in partnering, please reach out to Julianna at development@upeducationnetwork.org.

  • SPARK 2023: This year, UP had their first ever STEM day, SPARK: Day of STEM Exploration at UP Academy Dorchester. Together with partners, including universities and STEM oriented companies, we provided unforgettable STEM experiences for over 500 UP students in grades 4-8 across our schools. Our kids got to learn about cyber security by encrypting and hacking, aerospace engineering by building and launching rockets, and so much more.

Make a Gift

Your gift to UP Education Network will help the students in our schools to cultivate their sharp minds, share their kind hearts and explore their path and potential. You can make a gift here.

Volunteer

Join UP’s Young Professionals Advisory Board

The UP Education Network Young Professionals Advisory Board (YPAB) is a dynamic group of professionals dedicated to volunteering their time, energy and talents in service of UP Education Network and UP Academy schools.  Members of the YPAB have an opportunity to serve as ambassadors and advocates for UP while also gaining leadership experience in support of their own personal and professional goals. If you’d like to learn more information, or want to apply to join the board, please send an email to Julianna Quinlan, Chief Development Officer at jquinlan@upeducationnetwork.org.

Join UP’s Tech Advisory Board

Launched in 2022, UP’s Technology Advisory board is composed of proven leaders, technology experts and successful entrepreneurs who are dedicating their time, talent and energy to ensure students in UP schools have the resources and opportunities to explore their path and potential, especially in the STEM disciplines. The TAB launched with an initial focus of how to better leverage technology in the classroom and transformed into an opportunity to build awareness of UP’s exceptional learning environments, ensure a rigorous academic curriculum focused on STEM to prepare students for the future, provide leadership support and raise critical funds to make it all happen. If you’d like to learn more information, or want to apply to join the board, please send an email to Julianna Quinlan, Chief Development Officer at jquinlan@upeducationnetwork.org.

Join the ReadUP Campaign

Are you a reader? Passionate about raising funds to support a great cause? Then this is the event for you! UP’s annual ReadUP  campaign is a read-a-thon fundraiser. We’re channeling our collective love of reading and raising money to support UP’s staff, students and families.

See last year’s Read UP campaign website here and stay tuned for information on our 2024 campaign. 

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