Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) provided more than 60 laptops and other computer technology equipment to Valverde Elementary School in Denver, Colo. through the Denver Tech for All program. Bridgepoint’s donation will help to provide a quality educational experience for students and families from Valverde Elementary. Volunteers from Denver Tech for All added operating systems to the computers, in addition to providing ongoing tech support to the recipients.
“Thank you, Bridgepoint Education, for your generous donation,” said Drew Schutz, Valverde Elementary School principal. “With this donation, you are impacting 60 Valverde families by providing them with a great tool that will prepare them for their path into future education.”
Valverde Elementary is located in the southwest area of Denver and has been serving students since 1923. The school has a population of 315 students, with 97% of Valverde Elementary families qualifying for a free or reduced lunch.
“At Bridgepoint Education, we are dedicated to serving the communities where we live and work, and we have a responsibility to improve those communities,” said Jana Mathieson, communications and community relations manager at Bridgepoint. “We have partnered with Valverde Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year and are proud to add additional support through the donation of laptops and computer equipment. Communities thrive when children are nurtured and given a chance to learn, and these laptops will support learning.”
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com, www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.