Cohort 1 – January 2018

  • Berethea Howard

    Berethea Howard wanted to find a way to help seniors learn how to apply for jobs online while also leveraging current teachers through an uber-type model.

  • Emily Pascual

    Emily Pascual (former employee at Genius Plaza) participated to learn how to take an idea on improving math outcomes through use of virtual reality in the k-12 classroom.

  • Eric Steen and Mohamed Kamara

    Eric Steen and Mohamed Kamara were both TFA and focused on creating a tool for high school students to have a better grip on what they need to do to graduate on time (MyStudentBlueprint).

  • Geoffrey Aladro

    Geoff Aladro was the 2016 Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher of the year and created a prototype for his idea around small-group creation and differentiated instruction.

  • Goran Dimitrov

  • Samantha Pratt

    Dave Ostergren and Samantha Pratt, Teach for America teachers focused on creating a Social Emotional Learning app for Middle School students (KlickEngage).

  • Sharlyn Williams

    Sharlynn Williams wanted to find a way to safely monitor and track young students (pk-2) through biometric tracking.

  • Viera Academy

    Viera Academy provides a playground e-learning platform that specializes in Standardized Tests, as well as world level Mental Math and Memory courses, for HS.