What We Think


3 girls making wings

Looking Ahead, Ready to Soar

Thursday, June 23, 2022

By Bridget Laird Chief Executive Officer The past two years have been exceptional – you feel it, our kids feel it. Struggle, chaos, uncertainty: a new reality that requires our 25 years of experience. The need for life skills – what we call social emotional learning – is at an all-time high. No longer just … Read More

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Action

Thursday, June 23, 2022

By: Tristan Richardson, Program Curriculum and Instruction Specialist As an organization that predominantly works with and serves People of Color, it’s imperative we create and maintain culturally relevant programming for our kids and families. We have always worked towards this truth. But today, we are making an even greater effort to prioritize this goal and … Read More

The Real Feel of Virtual Learning

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

A Peek Inside Our Virtual 2021 WINGS  By Kellie Hunter Program Administrative Assistant Bethune Elementary – Atlanta, GA   Virtual programming is very different from in-person programming, but we made it work because we offered a variety of programs and made participation flexible. We were able to reach out in new ways that we wouldn’t … Read More

Edutopia Showcases WINGS in Latest Video Series

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

How Learning Happens Video Series Edutopia – the brainchild of award-winning filmmaker George Lucas – is a trusted source shining a spotlight on what works in education. Showing people how they can adopt or adapt best practices, Edutopia tells stories of innovation and continuous learning in the real world. In their video series How Learning Happens, Edutopia … Read More