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Families Aimed Toward Excellence (FATE) is an organization that provides educational resources for students and parents to help them excel both in school and in their community. We offer skills training, tutoring, mentoring, and family support to ensure every student has the best opportunity to succeed. Our goal is to equip parents with the confidence and tools to aid their children in their educational journey.

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Education, Empowerment, Equity, Self- Efficacy, & Excellence is F-A-T-E

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Building and expanding students' digital and computational thinking and skills for the future.
65% of students entering school today will be working in

Information Age Careers (ICA) that do not exist yet.

A traveling STEAM resource

 providing educational, social-emotional, and experiential programs 

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Family Support Services

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Founder & CEO

       Simone Ragland is a Licensed Social Worker, administrator, and educator with over 20 years of experience delivering support services ( counseling, parent training, & support groups) for individuals and families in Buffalo, NY such

       In her decade of work in a Science and Technology Enrichment Program, she focused on historically underrepresented students in STEM and healthcare, helping to provide rich engaging opportunities with the goal of closing achievement and equity gaps.
         Simone is passionate about education, empowerment, engagement, and support for children and families, as well as increasing access and equity for HUR populations in the rapidly growing careers in STEM and healthcare. 

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Services include Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) education, experiential learning and exposure to STEM careers, STEM college majors, and opportunities to develop science and math proficiency, technical skills, critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, leadership, communication, and cooperation skills. These services are specifically targeting students in grades K-12.

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Families Aimed Toward Excellence (FATE) is committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments, or special requests? We’d love to hear from you. 


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