Great Schools Partnership

School Redesign in Action

is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s tenth annual conference for educators and stakeholders from across the country to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for innovations that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century. 

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College Admissions

75 New England Institutions of Higher Education State that Proficiency-Based Diplomas Do Not Disadvantage Applicants
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Global Best Practices

Global Best Practices An Internationally Benchmarked Self-Assessment Tool for Secondary Learning, is a comprehensive tool that distills research on the world’s highest performing school systems and makes it more accessible for today’s busy educators.

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Elements of Effective Instruction

The Elements of Effective Instruction framework outlines five intertwined elements of instructional practice that complement and enhance one another. When integrated into learning experiences, these elements foster student engagement with the ultimate goal of improving student outcomes and achievement. 

This framework supports educators to design and facilitate learning experiences that reflect the five elements of effective instruction and incorporate the corresponding key traits. 

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The Glossary of Education Reform

Created by the Great Schools Partnership, the Glossary of Education Reform is a comprehensive online resource that describes widely used school-improvement terms, concepts, and strategies for journalists, parents, and community members.

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Proficiency-Based Learning Framework

Developed by the Great Schools Partnership, our Framework for Proficiency-Based Learning helps schools develop efficient and effective standards-based systems that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers and communities of the 21st century.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Jul 15

    Summer Retreat

    Join the Great Schools Partnership (GSP) on July 15 & 16, 2019, in Westbrook, Maine, for our Summer Retreat—an engaging, reflective, and results-oriented opportunity to work on your work with our coaches.

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