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Edu-preneur, Partnership for Innovation in Education, P.I.E

PIE programs jumpstart dynamic career opportunities for students and provide a better prepared workforce.  PIE Partners can help with:

  1. Be a financial sponsor. We are a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, and your donation is fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Learn More by visiting our Contribute page.
  2. If you have grantwriting experience, contact Mary Welsh Schlueter at or 513-871-9569.
  3. Become a guest columnist or featured author. Tell us how local leaders, superintendents, teachers, parents, government executives and business communities are spearheading initiatives making our communities “best in class”.
  4. Read and share our news, blog and education sites.
  5. Become an event sponsor for our quarterly Forums, with national keynote speakers and  “action plan” results.
  6. Help create alliances between P.I.E. and other like-minded organizations. Partnerships heighten our exposure – and efficiency – as we search for the best ways to increase students’ academic and career opportunities.
  7. Help serve as a volunteer. Create partnerships between business leaders, educators, administrators, parents, policymakers and the media, as we discuss ways to achieve education reform that provides measurable results.
  8. Teach us.  We ask teachers using innovation and technology to show how they are increasing academic achievement.  Send us a video, blog or “best practice” lesson plan.  We want to see how you engage your students, and how it produces measurable results.
  9. Let’s a make difference together.  Become a partner in our dynamic organization. Contact Mary Welsh Schlueter at or 513.871.9569.
  10. To make a financial contribution, you may donate electronically or send a check payable to Partnership for Innovation in Education to:

Partnership for Innovation in Education182656326
P.O.Box 8722
Cincinnati, OH  45208


$20,000 matching grant from branding firm Causality
$40,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation
$10,000 grant from The Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trust (Fifth Third Bank, Trustee) for KydPreneur program at Cincinnati Public Schools.
2014 Ohio Department of Education, Straight A Fund grant recipient

about us

Ohio: 3M Corporation ; BonBonerie Inc.; Cincinnati Public Schools; CincyTech USA; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Dinsmore & Shohl LLC; Duke Energy Foundation; Gormon Heritage Farm; Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council; Macy’s; Madisano’s Gelato; Mayerson Academy; Milford Schools; Princeton Schools; Sprint Communications; Taft Museum of Art; The Health Foundation (Interact for Health); Ulmer & Berne; University of Cincinnati; UC Entrepreneurial Affairs and Technology Commercialization;

Kentucky: Bellevue Schools; Erlanger Schools; Humana Foundation; KnoVation/NetTrekker Inc.; Ludlow Independent Schools; Northern Kentucky University Center for Applied Infomatics; NKU Center for Integrative Science and Mathematics; Union Springs LLC

National: American Assoc. of University Women; CardioChek Inc.; Federal Bureau of Investigation-Quantico Academy and Crime Lab; Harvard University; Hewlett Packard; National Girls Collaborative Project; Women at Work; Women in Informatics; Women in Science and Engineering