Introducing: The SchoolWorks Changemakers Grant

Each year, SchoolWorks provides multiple $5,000 grant awards to teams of educators seeking to advance student learning and well-being through an impact-focused initiative. The first cycle for submissions opens on March 18, 2024.

Learn More About the SchoolWorks Changemakers Grant Here.



Learning and Insights

Discover groundbreaking insights on advancing equity in education by accessing our latest white paper. Explore lessons from the DEIB movement and uncover essential keys to success in creating equitable learning environments.

Abstract –

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Schools: What Matters Most

The landscape of education is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by a pressing need to address longstanding inequities within our schools. In this white paper, we explore the challenges and triumphs experienced by five independent schools in our year-long Advancing Equity Cohort, uncovering essential keys to success and dispelling common misconceptions surrounding equity work.




Upcoming Webinars

Please check back at a later time for an update on SchoolWorks’ free webinar series.


Past Webinars

June 11, 2024 – Cultivating DEI in Schools: Crosstown High‘s Journey in Improving Equity

SchoolWorks’ Managing Director of Leadership Supports, Betty Dao-Ivey, and a Co-Leader of SchoolWorks’ 2023 Advancing Equity Cohort, Lyn Bajaj, sit down with Crosstown High’s Director of Growth and Sustainability, Ginger Spickler, and Crosstown’s DEI Advisor, Quinn Kathrineberg. Learn how Crosstown’s team spearheads equity initiatives across the school, including key learnings, reflections on the challenges involved, and their tangible successes to date.



March 6 & March 12, 2024 – Implementing the Science of Reading at the Elementary & Secondary Levels with Pittsfield Public Schools

Managing Director of Instructional Supports Jake Schmitz sat down with leaders from Pittsfield Public Schools to discuss how they incorporated The Science of Reading (SOR) across Pittsfield’s 14 schools. The webinar on March 6th focused on elementary schools, and the webinar on March 12th focused on secondary schools. Both conversations explored the district’s journey in deciding to implement SOR, the hurdles they faced, their successes, and the structures they identified as essential to ensure ongoing excellence.


January 30, 2024 – Harnessing What Works: Framingham Public Schools Rejuvenated Instructional Framework & District-Level Strategic Plan 

Managing Director of Quality Reviews Jay Adams discusses with Framingham, Massachusetts’ District Leaders how they tackled a new district-level strategic plan and how they created an instructional framework, rooted in best practices, to better meet the needs of their students and to continue uplifting their teachers and school leaders.

-Dr. Robert Tremblay (he/him), Superintendent of Framingham Public Schools
-Amy Bright (she/her), Asst. Superintendent of PreK – 12 Education of Framingham Public Schools
-Marybeth O’Brien (she/her), Director of Curriculum, Instruction + Assessment, Framingham Public Schools



Quarterly Newsletters

January 2024 Edition
-Equity Focused Improvement
-Charter School Renewal
-Grant Evaluation

September 2023 Edition
-SchoolWorks 25th Anniversary
-SchoolWorks Advancing Equity Cohort
-District Special Education Reviews

May 2023 Edition
-Talent Recruitment
-What Makes Site Visits Useful & Effective for Charter School Authorizers
-A Case Study in Data-Driven School Improvement

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Introducing SchoolWorks Charter Application Bootcamp!

Thinking of launching a charter school? Not sure where to begin? Check out our new online course, brought to you by the trusted experts at SchoolWorks.