In April 2008, the Indianapolis Urban League (IUL) received a two-year grant from the National Urban League to implement the Project Ready (PR) Curriculum in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis affiliate is one of the original eight Project Ready sites nationwide.
Meet Gregory Fletcher
Gregory has been an amazing asset at Warren Central High School and The Renaissance School since becoming a mentor a year ago. He brings a young professionals’ prospective to student group discussions and when tag teaming with the site coordinator in preparing and executing projects.
Greg has a genuine connection with the students in all settings, from field trips to completing college applications, to applying for financial aid and scholarships.
“I appreciate his leadership and his knowledge. I am glad to have him as mentor to make our impact on our students FUN!”
Shared by Arnetta Scruggs, Project Ready Site Coordinator for Warren Central High School and the Renaissance School in a recent virtual program highlighting Project Ready mentors hosted by the National Urban League.
Gregory Fletcher, Indiana University graduate and Project Ready mentor with aspirations of becoming a school administrator.
Project Ready STEM
School (Charter Schools USA) and Creston Intermediate Academy and Creston Middle School co-located in Warren Township. The primary purpose of the After School STEM Initiative is to provide opportunities for academic enrichment to meet state and local student academic achievement standards as well as exposure to and hands on Science activities and exposure to STEM careers. The first year pilot was provided through a grant from The Comcast Foundation. The 2015-17 year activities were jointly funded by The Comcast Foundation and USA Funds. The 2017-18 school year is being funded buy Comcast and LEI.