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Moments to Momentum- Episode 36

April 14, 2021

Dr. Kevin Berkopes is an unapologetic disruptor, educator, and inventor-- he believes human ecosystems change for the better through entrepreneurship. He and his teams have relentlessly pursued a new system for education that answers THE question of our generation: How do we achieve equitable access to high-quality education and resources for all children?

Learning Commons at R.J. Baskett Middle School

January 16, 2021

Students like that it is different than a ‘normal classroom,’ and they enjoy being in the LC with kids they do not usually see during the day. 

40 ideas: Improve lives with data by making Indy a ‘smart’ city

December 26, 2020

"But, perhaps there is a different way of thinking about these smart-community infrastructure projects in regards to how they can improve the resilience of our community."

NEXT Studios Partners with Crossroads Education to Innovate Education

September 21, 2020

“This partnership is a dream for our team. We recognize the significant contributions of those who put Indianapolis on the map as an innovation epicenter for education,” said Kevin Berkopes, founder and CEO of Crossroads Education. 

Crossroads Partners with NEXT Studios

September 18, 2020

COVID-19 has drastically changed how students learn, especially those eLearning at home. Crossroads Education has partnered with NEXT Studios to create Crossroads Learning Pods, a new tool to help families manage the challenges of juggling working from home, childcare and eLearning.

Cathedral High School students connect with mentoring program

September 19, 2020

Students at Cathedral High School are leaning on their teachers and each other to learn during this pandemic.

Crossroads Education has teamed up with the high school to offer a peer-to-peer mentor program before and after school hours.

Cathedral HS, Crossroads Education team up

August 24, 2020

Crossroads and Cathedral say the effort aims to better equip students as they navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The long-term goal of the program is to expose students to future problems they can solve as well as promote the opportunity for internships and talent development at the high school level.

Crossroads Education's newest program helps students with e-learning

August 7, 2020

Q&A: Kevin Berkopes on expanding Crossroads Education’s reach

May 15, 2020

"Young people, kids—that’s the scalable workforce that’s in education. … They’re the best at connecting with each other and working with each other."

Anonymous Donations Expand Tutoring Program

May 12, 2020

Indianapolis-based Crossroads Education says it can now expand its tutoring program thanks to two anonymous donations totaling $500,000. The education provider says the donations will fund its effort to combat regression from school breaks, exacerbated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Crossroads Education will offer in-school and online tutoring in mathematics to 10 Indiana schools

May 11, 2020

Two anonymous donations totaling $500,000 were given to Crossroads Education to expand their Learning Commons model, a tutoring program that has been helping Indiana students meet rigorous mathematics standards through peer collaboration. 

Indiana schools can now apply for $50,000 e-learning, tutoring grants

May 11, 2020

Crossroads Education and StartEdUp Launch Philanthropic Campaign

April 12, 2020

Crossroads Education: Developing a Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Model

January 1, 2020

According to Berkopes, on average, 92% of the students in a Crossroads Education school utilize the learning commons facility in the first year. This is an impressive number compared to the average 8% usage rate that other programs have seen in these same schools. 

Crossroads Education Receives $750K Gates Foundation Grant

May 18, 2019

“We need students like those educated through the Crossroads model. These students learn from one another, they work with one another, and they treat each other with respect,” said Mayor Joe Hogsett.

Crossroads Education gets grant to expand programs

May 14, 2019

“We like to say that when one person teaches, two people learn,” he said. “You bring that social element into school and it becomes less about work and more about collaboration and sharing ideas.”

Gates Foundation grant supports peer tutoring in Indianapolis schools

May 13, 2019

“The young people should be empowered to teach each other,” said Kevin Berkopes, the mathematician and former classroom teacher who runs Crossroads. “And they should also understand that to be an educator is part of being a good community member.”

Education startup plans $16M headquarters, charter school building on west side

May 7, 2019

A local education technology company plans to spend $16 million to construct a mixed-use office, charter school and retail building along West Michigan Street in the Haughville neighborhood.

IIBTV: Crossroads Education Lands Gates Foundation Grant

April 4, 2019

Edge of Indy - Crossroads Education

February 16, 2018

Have you heard about Crossroads Education? Crossroads Education was formed by Dr. Kevin Berkopes by coupling degrees from the top 30 mathematics departments as well as his experience in public and private teaching.

Inside Crossroads Education

November 20, 2017

Kevin Michael Berkopes, a mathematician in the School of Science at IUPUI, has launched an education and logistics tech company called Crossroads Education LLC. The startup creates innovative, collaborative learning spaces and the tech that drives and supports them.