New England Secondary School Consortium

School Redesign in Action

is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s tenth annual conference for educators and stakeholders from across the country to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for innovations that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century. Proposals for 75-minute sessions are now being accepted. Please click below to learn more.

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League of Innovative Schools

The League of Innovative Schools is a regional professional learning network for schools. Membership is open to any New England secondary school—including charter schools, private schools, and career-and-technical institutions—committed to educational equity, student-centered learning, and ongoing improvement.

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Common Data Project

The six state education agencies (SEAs) participating in the NESSC have been collecting, calculating, and reporting data using consistent procedures and methodologies developed by a regional team of data specialists from the departments and agencies of education.
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College Admissions

75 New England Institutions of Higher Education State that Proficiency-Based Diplomas Do Not Disadvantage Applicants

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The Glossary of Education Reform

Created by the Great Schools Partnership, the Glossary of Education Reform is a comprehensive online resource that describes widely used school-improvement terms, concepts, and strategies for journalists, parents, and community members.

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Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified

Developed by the Great Schools Partnership, Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified helps schools develop efficient and effective standards-based systems that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers and communities of the 21st century.

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What Are Personal Learning Plans?

Personal learning plans can bring greater focus and purpose to the decisions students make about their education.

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov 09

    Connecticut LIS Network Meeting

    This first of four meetings will use the Elements of Effective Instruction, a tool developed by Great Schools Partnership, as a focus for the morning session. Participants will have an opportunity to explore this tool in depth and engage in discussions about how it can be used in schools to improve instructional practices. The afternoon session will be an opportunity for school teams to give and receive feedback from like-minded schools engaged in schools improvement efforts.

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