CREATING THRIVING SCHOOLS

OUR SERVICES

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to foster excellence and equity by creating thriving
schools that enable each and every student to succeed

SCHOOL QUALITY REVIEWS

Establish a roadmap to a shared understanding of school quality district-wide or within specific school buildings.

Identify the highest-leverage action steps to put schools on track for improvement.

Provide a common language with which to evaluate school progress.

Support the prioritization of professional learning and resources.

SCHOOL DESIGN

Support cohorts of select school leaders in developing  “School Design Guides” blueprints for new, innovative schools.

Guide leaders through a curriculum which helps them develop a detailed school design and successfully bring it to life.

Develop and hone participants’ leadership and change management skills so they can expertly lead new school communities.

CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE SCHOOL CULTURE COACHING

Interrupt inequitable practices, examining biases, and creating inclusive multicultural school environments for adults and children

Partner with school leaders to align visions and practices that are both student- centered and student-empowering 

Challenge the traditional systems and structures in schools that serve as barriers to relationship-building and student achievement

OUR ADVANTAGE

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SCHOOL QUALITY REVIEWS

Founding members of SEN oversaw the quality reviews for all 1,700 schools in New York City. Today SEN leads school quality assessment and strategic planning support for chronically underperforming schools and districts in Massachusetts, as well as for middle schools in Rhode Island.

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SCHOOL DESIGN

SEN’s CEO previously oversaw the launch of 121 new schools across NYC. MDRC researchers found that these schools successfully increased outcomes for students of color. SEN now leads new school design training for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). 

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CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE SCHOOL CULTURE COACHING

SEN coaches previously supported small high schools in NYC to re-imagine staff and student relationships, increasing student and parent satisfaction and leading to improved academic results. Today SEN helps teachers and leaders in Southbridge, MA develop tools and practices that create student-centered cultures. 

 

FEATURED PROJECTS

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