Strategic School Design makes transformational school improvement possible. ERS tools guide district and school leaders to use people, time, and money to support significant improvements in instructional quality and, ultimately, student results.
We’ve seen time and time again how high-performing schools use strategic school design. Starting with a clear instructional core, school leaders determine the resource use implications across the four areas surrounding that core: Time and Attention, Talent Management, Whole Child, and Teacher Collaboration. And to succeed, they attend to a Growth-oriented Adult Culture that enables improvement throughout the school.
To learn more about Strategic School Design, read Designing Schools that Work and explore our tools below.
Learn how school leaders and their teams develop a deliberate strategy for organizing resources that departs from the default industrial age ways. This paper is a great place to start for anyone looking to transform their school.
Take this diagnostic to prioritize where to start in shifting your resources.
Explore our five-step, interactive tool that leads principals, teachers, and central office staff through the Strategic School Design process.
Explore our collection of videos showcasing leading-edge schools.