Educational Institutions

Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc.

  • Westport, CT
  • www.horizonsnational.org

Mission Statement

The mission of Horizons National is to
initiate, support and ensure the quality of Horizons programs throughout the United States.

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Atlanta and Savannah, GA
Brooklyn and Rochester, NY
New York City 
Chestertown, Salisbury and Bethesda, MD
Dedham and Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Philadelphia
Bridgeport, Stamford, and Norwalk, CT
Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, VA
Indianapolis, IN
Newark, Red Bank, and Rumson NJ
Washington, DC

ruling year

1997

Chief Executive Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Lorna Smith

Board Chair

Self-reported

Mrs. Jane Williams

Keywords

Self-reported

education, summer learning, youth development, at risk, K-12

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Also Known As

Horizons National

EIN

06-1468129

 Number

4835989576

Physical Address

120 Post Road West Suite 202

Westport, CT 06880

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement (B92)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Horizons is an award-winning academic program offered on the campuses of independent and post-secondary schools.  Low-income public school students are challenged academically, socially and physically over nine summers using our innovative model, which is proven to help students gain two to three months in reading and math skills on average and develop a lasting love of learning.  Horizons helps our partners fulfill their broader mission of service and strengthens their local communities.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Horizons seeks to develop new programs and sustain the thirteen existing Horizons programs across the nation by providing seed money to establish new affiliates, technical assistance and staff training, program evaluation and analysis, and fundraising for established programs.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Atlanta and Savannah, GA
Brooklyn and Rochester, NY
New York City 
Chestertown, Salisbury and Bethesda, MD
Dedham and Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Philadelphia
Bridgeport, Stamford, and Norwalk, CT
Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, VA
Indianapolis, IN
Newark, Red Bank, and Rumson NJ
Washington, DC

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Financials

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Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc.

Leadership

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Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Lorna Smith

Board Chair

Mrs. Jane Williams

BIO

Lorna Smith has served as CEO since 2007. Under her leadership, Horizons National has become a vital resource for its affiliates, sustaining a network with strong organizational identity, stability, and consistency. Lorna has shepherded the organization through a period of unprecedented growth and built a national presence for Horizons. She brings market research expertise, extensive client service in several industries, and has co-owned two businesses, both of which experienced substantial growth and enjoyed excellent reputations under her management. Lorna holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. Lorna is a founding board member for the National Network of Schools in Partnership, an organization comprised of public-private partners who share a common goal of expanding educational opportunities for all young people.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Jane Williams

no affiliation

Term: July 2008 -

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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