Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

  • Verizon IL

    Broward County Public Schools Expands Participation in the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program to Include Nine Schools

    2021-22 BCPS Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

    Co-Hort 7 Schools Co-Hort 8 Schools
    Glades Middle School Gulfstream Academy of Hallandale Beach
    Margate Middle School Olsen Middle School
    McNicol Middle School Pines Middle School
    New Renaissance Middle School Westpine Middle School
    Nova Middle School  
    Co-Hort 9 Schools Co-Hort 9 Hotspot Schools
    Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy Apollo Middle School
    Annabel C. Perry Pre K-8 Lauderdale Lakes Middle School
    Parkway Middle School Plantation Middle School
    Driftwood Middle School Pompano Beach Middle School
    Bair Middle School Silver Lakes Middle School
    Forest Glen Middle School William Dandy Middle School

    In partnership with Digital Promise, the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program provides free iPads, internet access, and innovative learning programs to help give under-resource students the technology, education, and opportunity they deserve. Being part of the program will keep students connected, helping to facilitate learning from anywhere- in the classroom, at home, or in hybrid learning environments. 

    Powered by a next-gen, technology-infused model, Verizon Innovative Learning also equips each school with a technology coach and provides professional development support for teachers to effectively integrate technology into the classroom. Teachers in the program have reported that the initiative helped prepare them for remote learning early in the COVID-19 pandemic, allows for more individualized instruction, and elevates student engagement. Students have reported that assignments are easier with the use of technology, and having it improves their confidence in the things they are able to accomplish. 

    Students at Westpine Middle School celebrate participation in the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program. Thanks to Verizon and Digital Promise, students and teachers receive free iPads, internet access and innovative learning programs.

    About Verizon Innovative Learning

    Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's education initiative targeting Title 1 middle schools, addresses barriers to digital inclusion. The program provides free 1:1 devices, free Internet across access and a technology-driven curricula with the goal to transform the learning experience. Through exposure to cutting-edge technology, the program enables students to develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to build an innovative workforce of the future. Since 2012, Verizon Innovative Learning has committed a total of $400 million in STEM education efforts in support of digital inclusion. In 2019, Verizon launched its first 5G-enabled Verizon Innovative Learning classroom, with the goal of 100 by 2021. 

    Verizon Innovative Learning Lab Schools Status
    Glades Middle School Established 2022
    New Renaissance Middle School Established 2022
    Gulfstream Academy of Hallandale Beach Under Construction
    Pines Middle School Under Construction
    West Pine Middle School Under Construction

Contact Information

  • Innovative Learning

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 954-321-2620

    Fax: 754-321-2766

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    Dr. Sherri N. Wilson