New Classrooms Welcomes Two New Members, Shavar Jeffries and Paul Massey, To Its Board of Directors; Philip Uri Treisman joins the nonprofit’s Board of Advisors

New York, NY – Today New Classrooms, a nonprofit on a mission to personalize education by redesigning how a classroom works, announced Shavar Jeffries, national president of Democrats for Education Reform, and Paul Massey, founding partner of B6 Real Estate Advisors, have joined its Board of Directors. The nonprofit is

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5 Fundamentals for Effective Teacher Leadership

5 Fundamentals for Effective Teacher Leadership

Getting personalized learning right isn’t just about the technology. A personalized learning environment requires a collaborative and data-driven culture among adults, student-centered instructional practices, and everyone involved must have a growth mindset. We’ll talk about the role of teacher leaders in tying these components together.


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Meet the Geeks: Travis Larrier

Music enthusiast, father and avid runner, are just a few ways to describe New Classrooms’ Travis Larrier, a Director of Growth and Expansion. In his role, Travis works to introduce districts and schools to our flagship program, Teach to One: Math (TTO), in an effort to grow the

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Meet the Geeks: Jodi Mastronardi

When Jodi Mastronardi is not traveling the world (her recent trips include Cuba and Germany) or visiting her seven grandchildren, she leads New Classrooms’ Central Program Integration (CPI) team. In this role, Jodi is charged with leading an array of broad organizational initiatives.


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Summer Book List: 8 Recommended Reads From the New Classrooms Team

Summer Book List: 8 Recommended Reads From the New Classrooms Team

With the school year winding down, educators have some time to unwind, refresh, and disconnect. For a lot of us, that means a good book with new ideas and inspiring takeaways. We asked for recommendations from folks around New Classrooms and compiled a list that covers everything from change

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Year in Review: Partner School Highlights from 2017-2018

Year in Review: Partner School Highlights from 2017-2018

From parent engagement and best practices to collaboration and culture-building, here’s a look back at a few highlights from the 2017-2018 school year. 

The Importance of Teacher Collaboration

The Taos Middle School team arrives early for their daily planning meetings. It gives them time to

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New Classrooms Selected as a Semifinalist for the 2018 Drucker Prize

New Classrooms Selected as a Semifinalist for the 2018 Drucker Prize

The Drucker Institute announced today that New Classrooms is one of 50 semifinalists for the 2018 Drucker Prize. The semifinalists were culled from over 500 first-round applicants “based on their excellence in demonstrating Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation—change that creates a new dimension of performance,” according to a

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ESSA Resources to Prepare You for Implementation

ESSA Resources to Prepare You for Implementation

This year the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will start rolling out in districts and schools across the country. Here’s our round-up of white papers, toolkits, blogs, and other resources to help tackle ESSA implementation.
ESSA was passed in late 2015 and gave states greater flexibility—and responsibility—on

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