The Brain Trust project serves over 200 students from kindergarten through high school, more than 80% of whom are Hispanic and over 85% of whom qualify as low-income. The program includes 20hr/week of teacher tutoring in key academic areas, as well as interactive activities to stimulate de
velopment of STEM learning skills, including partnerships with Wild Horse WindFarms and Grant County PUD. Parents also participate in the program, attending English literacy courses and other family events. Other partners: University of Washington College of Engineering, Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, WSU Extension and Big Bend Community College.
Years in Execution: 2009 to the present
Highland and Royal School Districts
Participating Schools: Marcus Whitman-Cowiche Elementary, Tieton Intermediate, Highland Jr. High, Highland High School, Red Rock Elementary