Posts by Jenny Curtin
As director of the Education Program, Jenny provides strategic leadership for the three education strategy areas – Catalyze New Models, Invest in Educators, and Build Public Will – in support of the goal of connecting all high school students to success. Jenny began serving in this capacity in July 2022.
New Grants Support 11 Schools to Redesign Where Learning Happens
Connecting more students to success by blurring the lines between school, college, career, and community.
Positive Youth Development – What Does it Look Like in High Schools?
A recap and recording of a recent webinar featuring successful high schools intentionally designed around positive youth development theory.
New Opportunity for Massachusetts Secondary Educators to Learn, Network, and Be Inspired
Learning-focused school visits aim to generate interest and capacity in the Commonwealth to create excellent high school models.
Registration Open for Online Info Session on New Education RFP
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.
What is Personalized Learning Anyway?
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.
Unpacking a successful high school design approach—Linked Learning
Senior Program Officer for Education Jenny Curtin offers a recap of a recent Barr-sponsored webinar on the topic of Linked Learning (recording included).