About Partners for Education

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Partners for Education at Berea College uses a place based, student focused approach to improve educational outcomes in Appalachian Kentucky. We braid services and align funding streams to optimize results. Through a suite of programs, including GEAR UP, i3 and the first rural Promise Neighborhood, Partners for Education leverages $25.8 million annually to serve 35,318 young people and their families.

For more information, call our office at 859-985-3857; visit our Middletown office at 439 Walnut Meadow Road, Berea, KY 40403; or email david_bellnier@berea.edu.

Latest News from Partners for Education

University of Louisville to Hold First-Ever STEM Camp for Promise Zone Students July 18-22

High-schoolers to gain hands-on experience with energy technologies

LONDON, Ky. — The Kentucky Promise Zone and the Partners for Education at Berea College today announced that approximately 30 high school students from Promise Zone counties will attend a free summer camp at the University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research from July 18-22. Read More…

Partners for Education to Lead Regional Creative Asset Mapping

Partners for Education at Berea College (PFE) is launching an extensive creative asset mapping project across southeastern Kentucky. PFE aims to provide training and support to teams from each of eight Kentucky Promise Zone counties (Bell, Clay, Harlan, Knox, Leslie, Letcher, Perry and Whitley) to map and promote features of the region’s culture and heritage. Read More…

Partners for Education Summer Food Service Program

The Berea College Partners for Education Summer Camp is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Partners for Education has applied to the SFSP as a residential camp and is considered a closed site. Meals will be provided to all eligible Partners for Education Summer Camp participants free of charge. Read More