Hope For Children: TFFT’s Use Of The Child Status Index

"When I approach a child, he inspires me in two sentiments: tenderness for what he is, and hope for what he may become." -Louis Pasteur TFFT utilizes many innovative tools that help us create our programming and provide our scholars with the best services possible so that they can reach their full potential. Last week

Why Students? Why Teachers?

Our founder and Executive Director, Meghann, discusses our focus on student and teachers, why both populations matter, and the goal of the ripple effect across communities...the power of education can truly transform lives. All images copyright of The Image Is Found   Welcome back and Happy New Year. As we start the year off

Fueling Change

A recent article in my hometown newspaper, The Charlotte Observer, made a compelling and enthusiastic case for building a $93 million—ninety-three MILLION—dollar library in downtown Charlotte. This sort of investment shows that we KNOW the value of state-of-the-art learning facilities. Then I found myself in a conversation where I had to passionately insist that students

Food for Thought Friday

  My family members are staunch Notre Dame people—they bleed green and gold. Today, I want to share excerpts from “Reflection” a short essay by Notre Dame alum Tony Pohlen ’97. While TFFT is and always will be a secular organization, I hope this will resonate regardless of your religious affiliation. In his piece Pohlen points