Mission and Impact

Learning Leaders’ mission is to help New York City public school students succeed by training volunteers to provide individualized instructional support and other school-based support, and by empowering parents to foster their children’s education development.

  • PS 94 Girl with Purple Cardigan for Web96% of teachers state that children working with a Learning Leader volunteer show an increase in academic performance.
  • 99% of parents/caregivers rate their workshop “high” for providing new information and learning opportunities.
  • 90% of teachers report a demonstrated increase in students’ interest and confidence in the classroom as a result of Learning Leaders.
  • 45% of Learning Leaders parent volunteers state that Learning Leaders helped them gain the confidence to assume a school leadership position on a Parent Teacher Association or School Leadership Team.