Thank you for your belief in great schools as a critical foundation for upward mobility and eliminating generational poverty.
CEO, Great MN Schools
Board Chair, Great MN Schools;
CEO and Co-founder, NewPublica
Great MN Schools portfolio schools serve
(15%+ of Minneapolis students from a low-income background)
Completed their first year of improvement plan implementation
Completed their second year of improvement plan implementation
Our phenomenal leadership team keeps me really grounded and focused on two things at once: The most important things that drive student learning and valuing people in this difficult work.
Middle Academy Principal with Prodeo Academies
are on track or showing improvement with their TNTP Insight Survey data —
a pulse check on instructional culture tied to teacher retention and student outcomes
met their leadership development goals, toward improved data-driven instruction, as measured by ANet’s instructional leadership rubric vs. 78% nationally
School leaders and community partners rate Great MN Schools supports as “extremely” or “very” effective
16 school leaders received executive coaching
19 school leaders, supporting more than 180 teachers, leveraged ANet to strengthen data-driven instruction and standards-based, best practices
17 principals and teacher leaders
participated in Relay’s Summer
Institute focused on teacher
observation, coaching, and feedback
18 schools participated in our Talent-Ready Cohort with EdFuel to support implementation of effective teacher recruitment, hiring, development, and retention
20 schools and 630 teachers participated in TNTP’s Insight Survey
Low-income children in our portfolio schools are getting a better education than they would receive at other schools in our community.
Trained 11 organizations on supporting families in K-12 tools and resources
families received tools and resources through trusted community partners
families supported in K-12
decision-making and advocacy
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center
(from a ‘How to Pick a School’ training)
During a really challenging time, we completed our first year of our community partnership strategy. By listening to, convening, and supporting organizations that work directly with families, we ensured families had the tools needed to make informed school choices and advocate within schools.
We set out to address 3 major barriers this year and went 3/3!