Our partners in supporting education worldwide

Teachers are critical to the success of our students and future workforce, which is why ExxonMobil supports organizations that work directly with educators. Partners like the UTeach Institute, National Math and Science Initiative and Teach for America ensure that classroom teachers are well-prepared and able to help students develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and future careers.
UTeach Institute

The UTeach Institute is working to solve the need for more qualified math and science teachers. These teachers will impact the success and future of our students and the ability of our country to remain competitive.

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Teach for America

Teach For America (TFA) and ExxonMobil share a vision of making access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education widely available. Since TFA’s founding in 1990, ExxonMobil has supported TFA every year, helping them become the largest and most diverse provider of STEM teaching talent in the country. ExxonMobil has also fueled TFA’s efforts to strengthen the impact of its STEM teachers, especially in the communities of Houston and South Louisiana.

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Teach for All

ExxonMobil launched a partnership with Teach For All in 2015. Our support has helped Teach For All expand its network to new countries and regions, deepen the impact of network teachers and alumni in the area of STEM education, and work toward our shared long-term vision to help more students fulfill their potential. The Teach For All global organization is also working to support the launch and growth of sustainable network partner organizations with the capacity to drive systemic, long-term progress in education on behalf of marginalized and underserved children the world over. Our support has directly helped six programs in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Romania and Vietnam. As of 2018, the global network exists in 48 countries.

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Qatar University ExxonMobil Teachers Academy

Held jointly by the National Center for Educator Development, Qatar University (QU) and ExxonMobil Qatar, the Qatar University ExxonMobil Teachers Academy is an innovative professional development program established in 2012 to enhance math and science teaching skills among educators.

International education initiatives
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The National Math + Science Initiative

The National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program, which has been implemented in over 1,000 schools since 2008, dramatically increases the number of students taking and passing rigorous math, science and English exams, and expands access to traditionally underrepresented students.

NMSI’s Laying the Foundation teacher training program helps teachers in grades 3-8 work through model lessons and discuss strategies for engaging students with interesting content while building conceptual understanding.

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Opening the doors of STEM education

Opening the doors of STEM education

Key takeaways:

  • Free math and science online modules for 3rd-12th grade students and teachers.
  • Content is aligned to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards.
  • Anyone with a low-cost mobile device can be inspired to pursue a STEM career.
ExxonMobil Foundation collaborates with JA Africa on $300,000 STEM program

ExxonMobil Foundation collaborates with JA Africa on $300,000 STEM program 

Key takeaways:

  • Program to provide STEM and problem-solving skills to students across continent.
  • Students to compete for a chance to attend a major regional industry conference.  
  • Aims to develop the next generation of African thinkers and workforce.
STEM education

STEM education

Supporting education is a part of our DNA. We are working with local educators, universities and nonprofits, as well as global academic leaders to address the STEM education gap.

A National Day we can all get behind

A National “Day” we can all get behind

  • Science and technology underpin everything we do at ExxonMobil, so National STEM Day hits home for us.
  • We want to help refill the STEM pipeline with the best and brightest engineers and scientists.
  • Now we’re taking it to the next level – rolling up our sleeves and doing it ourselves.
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United States education initiatives

Education is the fundamental building block of individual opportunity and economic growth, and STEM skills, in particular, are critical. We have focused our U.S. education programs to help address the STEM challenge and are investing in those with the potential to make a meaningful national impact.
Teacher in classroom pointing to blackboard, Kenya

International education initiatives

Education ranks as one of the most important policy issues to improve global economic development. We work to ensure that access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is made widely available.