OUR MISSION

To be a catalyst for change and a model for innovation in education in the Houston area and beyond, to ensure that every student is prepared for post-secondary success.

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OUR STRATEGIES

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Consulting
in Schools

We believe that the quality of a school can never exceed the quality of its teachers and leaders – so we work directly with those teachers and leaders, through coaching, workshops, and more, to strengthen their practice.

Learn about our approach to professional learning:

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Incubating
Innovation

We believe that for public schools to prepare students for the 21st century, they must rethink everything – so we test ideas and pilot innovative models that have the potential to revolutionize learning.

Learn about A+ UP, Houston’s first mobile school:

Aplusup.org

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Convening
Education Stakeholders

We believe that a powerful network of teachers, schools, districts, and community leaders will transform education in Greater Houston – so we connect people and spread ideas through events and publications.

Learn about our free speaker series on public education:

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Speaker Series

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Workshops

28jul9:00 am- 4:00 pmWRITING: My Kids Won't Write
4aug9:00 am- 4:00 pmMath: Developing Teacher Capacity Around the Revised Mathematics TEKS
13aug9:00 am- 4:00 pmMATH: Proportional Relationships & Slope (2 days)

Other Events

30sep6:00 pm- 9:00 pmFilm Screening: Most Likely to SucceedMuseum of Fine Arts Houston