The Foundation for Educational Advancement, Inc. (FEA) is a federally approved 501(c) (3),
non-profit educational organization that was founded in 1992. FEA is also a State of Connecticut Continuing Education Unit (CEU) approved provider that offers professional development and training for educators, parents, health professionals, social service providers, policy makers and the community-at-large.
The organization’s accomplishments include national, regional, state and community based workshops, forums, conferences, summits and a series of statewide Health Education Lead Poisoning (H.E.L.P.) Legislative Informational Forums that helped to contibute to the passage of historic legislation for the eradication of childhood lead poisoning.
FEA is the sponsor of the nation's first On-Line Professional Development Health Education Lead Poisoning (H.E.L.P.) CEU Course for educators, health professionals and social service providers in collaboration with Connecticut Network (CT-N), Foundation for Educational Advancement, Inc., Connecticut TRAIN, State Department of Public Health, City of Hartford, CT Health Foundation, F.G.I. Church Media Dept, Moving Pictures, Inc., Central CT State University, TRAIN.Org., New Britain School District, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund and Dwain Starks, Multi-Media Specialist.
This 2009 - 2010 course features nationally renowned childhood lead poisoning experts and researchers, such as, Dr. Herbert Needleman, Dr. David Bellinger, Dr. Bruce Lanphear, Dr. John Rosen, Dr. Ted Lidsky, Dr. Jay Schneider, Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda and Neil Kelly, Assistant Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island.