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Collaborative Practice

Research shows that effective collaborative partnerships in education lead to greater teacher retention and educator empowerment, more effective communication among stakeholders, and an increase in student success, even in high poverty school districts.
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The Collaborating for Student Success Online Course

If you’re ready to co-create solutions that benefit students, this course is for you. Our Collaborating for Student Success course can guide you to develop a sustainable system of labor-management collaboration in your district or school. Sign up here:

As a companion to this online learning course, the Collaborator's Toolkit is a convenient compendium of all the tools presented in the Collaborating for Student Success Guidebook. It's a handy reference for practitioners as well as LMC facilitators and trainers. You can download the toolkit here.

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Champion Public Schools

Public school parents, families, and supporters are coming together to advocate for the public schools every student deserves.
National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.