Cash for College

Looking for scholarships, grants, or financial aid to help pay for college? shift_ed, Guilford County Schools and the College Foundation of North Carolina are partnering to get families the answers they need. Join us for an interactive workshop with tips to ease the financial burden of college.

Scholarship Info Session

The shift_ed scholarship application for the 2023-24 school year opens December 1. Join us to learn more about the application and disbursement process.

SEO Scholars Application Workshop

Need help completing your application for SEO Scholars? Come to our free, virtual workshop to walk through the process and ask any questions.

SEO Scholars Application Deadline

SEO Scholars is a free, eight-year academic program that gets low-income public high school students to and through college – with a 90% college graduation rate. Enrollment is now open for ninth-grade Guilford County Schools students. Don’t miss your chance to be part of our inaugural cohort!

ACT/SAT Prep Session

shift_ed and A Plus Test Prep are joining forces to help Guilford County students tackle the ACT and SAT! Join us for a virtual workshop to learn more about the most common standardized tests required for college admissions and how to succeed on them. Click here to register >

SEO Scholars Orientation

NC A&T State University 1403 John W Mitchell Drive, Greensboro, NC

The inaugural cohort of SEO Scholars will meet in person at NC A&T State University Student Center for a day of networking and learning about the program. Scholars selected for the program will be contacted with attendance information.

shift_ed Ribbon Cutting & Open House

shift_ed Office 125 S. Elm St., Suite 500, Greensboro, NC, United States

Come see our new office in downtown Greensboro! Community members and shift_ed scholars past and present are invited to attend a ribbon cutting and open house on March 16 from 2:30-5 p.m. The ribbon cutting, hosted in conjunction with the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, will be at 3 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. We […]

An Evening with Henry Kravis

High Point University's Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center 1050 Panther Drive, High Point, NC

On May 2, join us for a fireside chat between noted businessman and philanthropist Henry Kravis and HPU President Nido Qubein on the link between America’s economic future and its investment in education. Among his many philanthropic endeavors, Kravis is a the board chair for SEO Scholars, a nationally recognized program for low-income high school […]

Summer Experience in Tech: Registration Deadline

By the end of the summer, you could be on your way to securing a job in one of the nation’s most in-demand and lucrative industries - information technology! Cisco, shift_ed, Forsyth Technical Community College and Manpower Group are offering a summer learning experience that will teach skills in two pathways: networking and cybersecurity. Students […]

GPA Title I Community Resource Expo

Peeler Recreation Center 1300 Skyes Ave, Greensboro, NC, United States

Come join us and our friends at Guilford Parent Academy for the GPA Title I Community Resource Expo! This will be a floating event where families will receive a welcome resource bag as they come in. In the bag, they will have a passport with a list of the vendors on site, as they engage […]

Accelerating Impact Lunch 2023

Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts One Abe Brenner Place/300 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

shift_ed is excited to welcome visionary education leader Geoffrey Canada as the keynote speaker for our 2023 Impact Lunch. Join us at the Tanger Center in downtown Greensboro as we celebrate another year of boldly accelerating student potential and get inspired for the year ahead.   About the keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada is the president […]