A tech-enabled resource, providing educational, social-emotional, and experiential programs for students, and their families.

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What differentiates F-A-T-E  from other businesses is our ability to truly connect with our customers, and provide the exceptional, compassionate service they deserve. What also differentiates us from other businesses is our professional background in social work, which allows us to marry successful strategies for navigating the structural barriers many families face on the path to education success with the aid that person-oriented tech can provide.

To learn more about how we can help you, call 716-303-0966 to learn more. 



Our mission is to assist each individual in the families we serve to reach their highest tier of excellence despite the challenges that life may present daily.   

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

ESSENTIAL DIGITAL SKILLS for the future workforce

We help students build and expand their digital thinking and skills for the future.
65% of students entering school today will end up working in

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


On-Demand Experiential Learning-Infused Tech Support to Equip Students with Digital Literacy & Skills Development through Practice


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. 



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-8.

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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, so don’t hesitate to reach out today.

5325 Sheridan Dr., Suite 832
Buffalo, NY 14221


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