Jenny Curtin joined Barr in January 2016 as a senior program officer. She comes to the Foundation with extensive experience in grantmaking to help drive school innovation; providing professional development on a range of secondary school topics; organizing cross-community sharing; and partnering with local, state, and national organizations.
Supporting all students to succeed requires much more than a stand-alone racial equity training, program, or role.
Schools across the United States are leading change from within. Why don’t we know more about them?
After two years of planning work, school teams share what they have learned about redesigning high schools to better leverage community assets.
Barr announces RFP for New England communities to build a “portrait of a graduate” – a collective vision of high school graduates who are prepared for post-secondary success.
Explore key insights and a recording from a webinar led by a recent college graduate of an innovative school, a local educator, and leaders of national nonprofits.
Connecting more students to success by blurring the lines between school, college, career, and community.
A recap and recording of a recent webinar featuring successful high schools intentionally designed around positive youth development theory.
Learning-focused school visits aim to generate interest and capacity in the Commonwealth to create excellent high school models.
Join us December 12 to learn more and ask questions about our newly-released request for proposals for innovative schools and programs for students off track to high school graduation in New England.
Jenny Curtin, senior program officer in Education, shares about what it is (and isn’t) and promising examples of key elements taking root in our region.