About the Network
Why Place Matters
We believe that the learner is at the center, engagement matters, and relevance is crucial.
Current Network Status
Project-based learning provides opportunities for students to collaborate around relevant, impactful, and complex learning experiences.
Competency-based assessment links learning goals with learning experiences in meaningful ways.
Personalized learning allows students to progress at a pace and in a way that maximizes learning.
Character and Leadership foster the human potential needed to thrive in the future.
The school has a clear, locally meaningful portrait of a graduate that upholds a holistic view of learners, and school culture, systems, and policies facilitate learners’ agency toward that vision. The school culture and schedule encourage cross-disciplinary planning of learning experiences that encourage learners to think about and plan for their lives beyond secondary school and connected to place.
Cultural curiosity and culturally sustaining pedagogy
Cross-content teacher collaboration