Great Schools Partnership


Let’s Talk: Dessert & Discussion, Part One: I am from here

September 11, 2019 | Portland, ME
Let’s Talk: Dessert & Discussion, is the first in a series of facilitated conversations which will provide participants with a safe and supportive environment to engage in topics not often discussed in schools. → See Details

Professional Learning Group Facilitator Training

August 6 – 8, 2019 | Portland, ME
Professional learning groups (PLGs) provide dedicated and supported time during which educators like you can evaluate student work, tune assessments and plans, and engage in constructive dialogue with peer educators. → See Details

Summer Retreat 2019

July 15 + 16, 2019 | Westbrook, ME
Summer Retreat: An engaging, reflective, and results-oriented opportunity to work on your work with our coaches. Whether your focus is community engagement, culture and climate, effective instructions, competency, or another area of school improvement, let us help position your school for success.  → See Details

Colorado Seminar Series 2016-2017

August 2016 – July 2017 | Colorado
Competency-Based Learning: A Systemic Approach is a seminar series focused on supporting districts in Colorado to implement competency-based learning. → See Details

Colorado Seminar Series 2015/2016

June 2015 – July 2016 | Colorado
Competency-Based Learning: A Systemic Approach is a seminar series focused on supporting districts in Colorado to implement competency-based learning. → See Details

Maine Principals Association Summer Leadership Retreat 2016

June 22 – June 24, 2016 | Northport, ME
The 2016 MPA Summer Leadership Retreat, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, in collaboration with Great Schools Partnership, is an annual three-day retreat for leadership teams. → See Details

Informing + Aligning ME Public Higher Institutions with Public K12:
Proficiency + Assessment Activities 

November 6, 2015 | UMA, Bangor, ME
This summit informs public higher institutions in the state of Maine about using proficiency and assessment activities to help higher education align with the Maine public K-12 system. → See Details

Ensuring Higher Student Achievement Through Mastery-Based Learning

March 30, 2016 | CAPSS, CT 
A Connecticut Association of Public School’s Superintendents Executive District Leader’s roundtable conference. → See Details

Connecticut Mastery-Based Learning: What, Why, How? 

March 23, 2016 | Cromwell, CT 
A seminar for school teams interested in school improvement and articulating the core principles of, conceptualizing the framework for, and considering a school’s readiness for mastery-based learning. → See Details

Proficiency + Special Education: Making Quality Learning Work for All Students

October 29, 2015 | South Portland, ME
The Great Schools Partnership presents at the MADSEC 2015 Fall conference about the eminently logical notion of aligning student achievement with demonstrations of proficiency. → See Details

Youth Connections Charter School Two Day Retreat

October 6 + 7, 2015 | Portland, ME
This two day retreat provides school and system leaders with an opportunity to refine and endorse proposed policies, explore competency-based learning, and more. → See Details

Chicago LEAP Innovations Group

June 27, 2015 | Lorca Elementary School, IL
This workshop will provide an overview of the traits and elemens of a competency-based learning model as well as key steps and processes essential to implementation. → See Details

Vermont Seminar Series

December 2014 – June 2015
This seminar series focused on supporting districts and school unions in Vermont to implement proficiency-based learning. → See Details