Founder and CEO of LED Lighting Inc., William (Bill) Hood Visits Foundations College Prep's Newly Opened Charter School

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Bill Hood, a founding supporter of Foundations College Prep, visits newly opened charter school in Roseland to discuss continued support and growth

Foundations College Prep

I believe that education is the engine that drives civilization and it is an honor to support FCP-Bill Hood

William (Bill) Hood, CEO of LED Lighting Inc. (http://www.ledlightinginc.com), recently visited Foundations College Prep’s first newly opened charter school to discuss plans for continued support and growth. The public 6-12 school is located at 1233 W 109th Pl., serving about 160 students of Chicago’s Roseland community. The 2014-2015 school year serves grades 6-7.

Foundations College Prep utilizes a blended model teaching style, incorporating station rotation and flipped classrooms. Students have access to adaptive digital content and are able to participate in diversified classroom rotations, mimicking a collegiate experience.

Hood brings his business experience learned in the lighting industry to Foundations College Prep’s advisory board discussing a variety of topics including: academic excellence, governance, resource development, finances, staff reports and budget plans.

Hood enjoys helping the local communities and is excited to be involved in this new journey with Foundations College Prep. After his first board meeting, he stated, "I am thrilled to become a part of this organization that is transforming the system of education for disadvantaged youth. I believe that education is the engine that drives civilization and it is an honor to support FCP."

Foundations College Prep’s mission is to “empower youth to thrive in college and life by giving them access to innovative educators who teach them to think critically, live with honor, and strive for a better self and world.” Foundations has received competitive grants from a variety of prestigious organizations including: The Next Generation Learning Challenger, The Walton Family Foundation, The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and The Gayle Sayers Foundation.

Foundations College Prep is a public charter 6-12 school serving the students of Chicago’s Roseland community. Foundations mission is to empower youth to thrive in college and life by giving them access to innovative educators who teach them to think critically, live with honor, and strive for a better self and world. Learn more at http://foundationscollegeprep.org.

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