Curriculum and School Improvement

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Making Schools Work

A school improvement process developed by SREB that engages K-12 educators and school leaders in identifying and studying problems of practice, implementing research-based solutions to those problems, and learning within a collaborative network of schools. Schools adopt Making Schools Work through designs for middle grades schools, high schools and technology centers.

Virginia is a member of the Making Schools Work network.

Advisory Council Member: David Eshelman, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, Virginia Department of Education

State Coordinator: Judith Sams, specialist, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, Virginia Department of Education

Schools, districts and states contract with SREB to implement Making Schools Work and receive targeted school improvement services such as professional development, instructional coaching and technical assistance.

One Virginia technology center contracted with SREB for direct services in 2018-19.

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