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Our Vision for the Future

Our Vision for the Future During the past two years, Partners has embarked on a project with the ultimate goal of crafting a new 5-7 year vision in order to have a greater impact on improving outcomes for low-income students of color post COVID. After interviews with multiple key stakeholders

Success Network in Philadelphia

Our Work in Action: Success Network in Philadelphia Just as in San Jose, the pandemic has created a challenging environment for schools in Philadelphia and has required Partners to adapt our approach to supporting educators there.  One of our projects in the City of Brotherly Love involves supporting a set

East Side Alliance

Our Work in Action: East Side Alliance Network in San Jose, California We have entered our second year of partnership with the East Side Alliance, a consortium of the East Side Union High School District and its seven feeder elementary districts in San Jose, CA. As part of our work

CEO’s Message

CEO's Message As part of the visioning work that Partners has engaged in over the last year, we have thought a lot about the importance of ensuring schools are centers for health and wellness. Our aspiration is that schools are transformed into lively, loving, learning communities. When we say “lively,”

Amplifying Our Work

Amplifying Our Work A goal of Partners continues to be building awareness about, and the reputation of, Partners in order to become the nationally recognized leader in equity-focused school improvement. As part of this, we have continued to seek opportunities to spread our message.  In the last year, staff have

CEO’s Corner: Partnerships & New Opportunities in FY21-22

CEO’s Corner: Partnerships & New Opportunities in FY21-22 We kicked off our new fiscal year on August 1, 2021 and are continuing to grow our footprint in California and the Mid-Atlantic by supporting twelve school districts in California and seven separate contracts with the School District of Philadelphia. As part

Partners Announces New Board Chair and New Board Members

Partners Announces New Board Chair and New Board Members We are pleased to announce that our former Vice Chair of our Board of Directors Michael Hornsby has moved into the role of Board Chair! Michael has 20 years of experience providing senior leaders with high-value technical, operational, and strategic advice.

Transformation Network: A Case Study

Transformation Network: A Case Study   Partners began implementing a Transformation Network in Oak Grove School District in San Jose, California after having worked with a few schools there under our Intensive model. District leaders wanted to sustain and spread the school-transformation approach that we had implemented at the Intensive