Verizon Innovative Learning is about providing technology, education, and opportunity for all students. The program provides each student and teacher in the VILS programs with a device, a 30 gigabyte data plan, and an instructional coach to help students and teachers leverage technology to meet learning goals. To date, VILS has reached 264 schools, 14,311 teachers, and 212,392 students.
The 2021-2022 school year is the second year of Verizon Innovative Learning in Portland Public Schools. Seven select schools – César Chávez, Faubion, Harrison Park, Kellogg, George, Lane and Roosevelt have been included in this two year grant. The coaches assigned to each school work under the guidance of the Department of Learning Technologies at PPS.