Category: Education

Growth and Opportunity: Education Team Updates

Roger Nozaki

Roger Nozaki

Vice President for Strategy and Programs

Exciting additions and transitions within Barr’s Education Program Team.

June 29, 2022 | Category: Education

Barr Foundation Seeks Education Program Associate

The associate will focus on Barr's efforts to put success within reach of all students across New England.

May 26, 2022 | Category: Job Openings

How School Leaders Prioritize Equity, Achievement, and Wellness - Even in Challenging Times

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Ben Klompus

Guest Author · Managing Director of Innovation and Impact, Relay Graduate School of Education

While the last two years have been challenging for all, some leaders have redoubled their focus on equity, achievement, and wellness in their classrooms. In a new series, Relay follows exceptional leaders from across the country to document and share their effective leadership strategies.

May 10, 2022 | Category: Education

We Know Principals Are Important, So Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Be One These Days?

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

The pandemic is driving principals out, and preparation programs don’t give them the support they need.

April 01, 2022 | Category: Education

Transformative Schools Require Transformative Leaders

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

New fellowship for aspiring school leaders who seek to reimagine high school.

March 10, 2022 | Category: Education

Barr Announces New Grants to Drive Toward Educator Diversity

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Announcing a new cohort of New England school systems committed to developing diverse, talented teacher workforces for student success.

December 07, 2021 | Category: Education

Not Just Recovery, But Reinvention

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Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

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Melanie Dukes

Guest Author · Senior Program Officer, Innovative Schools, Overdeck Family Foundation

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Saskia Levy Thompson

Guest Author · Program Director, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Three lessons from schools where COVID innovations offer new solutions for student success.

November 11, 2021 | Category: Education

Student Feedback During COVID Is Inspiring Schools to Do High School Differently

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Ali Gross

Program Officer, Education

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Dylan Everett

Program Associate, Education

Three themes from survey responses, and examples of how our partner schools are responding.

September 16, 2021 | Category: Education

Barr and TNTP Announce New RFP for Districts to Attract and Retain Talented Educators of Color

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Arlene Sukran

Guest Author · Vice President Northeast, TNTP

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

New England school districts can apply for free landscape analyses to help understand and improve the diversity of their educator workforces.

August 10, 2021 | Category: Education

Why A Diverse Teacher Workforce Matters

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Arlene Sukran

Guest Author · Vice President Northeast, TNTP

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Barr and TNTP discuss the critical role diverse educator workforces play in advancing equity and highlight a new funding opportunity for New England schools.

June 30, 2021 | Category: Education