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"An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people."

– Thomas Jefferson

Partnerships

Other Types of SERP Partnerships

Research Study Partners

SERP works with numerous districts to conduct randomized control studies of teaching and learning to examine the effectiveness of educational products and interventions.

  • Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District, Everett Public Schools, Worcester Public Schools and Leominster Public Schools are participating in a randomized controlled trial as part of the Catalyzing Comprehension through Discussion and Debate research and development project.
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools participated in the randomized controlled trial of the Word Generation academic language program.

Design Co-developers

SERP's commitment to user-centered design requires that the organization enlist the aid of practitioners in the field to respond to prototypes, test usability, and offer feedback.

  • Teachers from Pacifica, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Hayward were instrumental in the development of Poster Problems.
  • San Jose Unified School District and the Austin Independent School District contributed to the development of Advancing Academic Language for All!
  • Teachers from The Bronx and San Francisco are currently developing the next iteration of Science Generation lessons for middle school.

Professional Learning Program Development

Districts work with SERP to build large scale programs of professional learning related to their established priorities.

  • New York City Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative is working with SERP to develop systematic ways to support schools and teachers in using the Word Generation academic language program. NYC DOE has developed numerous supplements and training materials for Word Generation.
  • Internal coherence work was extended through partnerships with Fort Worth Independent School District (TX) and with the Clovis School District (CA) working in collaboration with the Central Valley Educational Leadership Institute at Fresno State University.

Strategic Education Research Partnership

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