Entering into District Planning?
Consider how your team will approach input-gathering.
In general, a planning process at any level that is designed to drive outcomes should include three phases: 1) a comprehensive input-gathering phase, 2) an intensive planning phase aligned to a defined framework, and 3) and an implementation... read more
Thinking of starting a charter school?
A clear vision is key.
A strong, comprehensive charter school application can take months and even up to a year to complete. The first step is to establish a clear vision of how the proposed school will serve students in a better way.
First Things First: What is a Charter School?... read more
Is There a Formula For School Improvement?
Assess, Plan, Implement, and Monitor.
Every educator who has contributed to a school turnaround initiative knows that there is no simple solution to school improvement. But while each challenge is inherently complex, and the work is most certainly long and hard, the process... read more
One Year Wiser
Progress in the Face of Adversity for Teachers
It’s officially one year from the day that most school buildings closed nationwide in response to COVID-19. As the myriad challenges of the pandemic continue, this unique anniversary inspired our team at SchoolWorks to reflect on the lessons we have all learned... read more
One Year Wiser
Progress in the Face of Adversity for School Leaders
March 13, 2021 marks exactly one year from the day that school buildings closed nationwide in response to COVID-19. As this challenging year continues, and most schools are still operating using all-remote or hybrid models, this unique anniversary inspired... read more