Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

Approximately 900 ninth grade students at Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona are distributed across six Academy Teams. Each core team consists of at least four educators: a lead teacher and three certified teachers. Depending on students’ needs, special educators,...
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

Westwood High School Academy Teams: Spotlight on the schedule

Approximately 900 ninth grade students at Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona are distributed across six Academy Teams. Each core team consists of at least four educators: a lead teacher and three certified teachers. Depending on students’ needs, special educators,...
Elements of the Next Education Workforce

Elements of the Next Education Workforce

There is no one-size-fits-all Next Education Workforce model. The diverse contexts, assets and needs of each school inform the design and implementation of each model. However, all Next Education Workforce models share several common elements. This document describes...
Elements of the Next Education Workforce

Are we ready for the Next Education Workforce?

In an effort to help teams, schools or districts self-assess their readiness to embark on this sort of work, we created this document to capture a common set of conditions that were present in places that are successfully moving toward Next Education Workforce...
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

SPARK School: School profile

At SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas, 120 students in multi-aged grade bands (third through fifth grades) work with a core team of six educators: one teacher executive designer, two certified teachers and three teacher candidates. The prototype...
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

SPARK School: Spotlight on the schedule

At SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas, 120 students in multi-aged grade bands (third through fifth grades) work with a core team of six educators: one teacher executive designer, two certified teachers and three teacher candidates. The prototype...
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

Whittier Elementary: COVID addendum

Whittier Elementary in Mesa, Arizona serves 4th through 6th-graders in a single multi-grade “house.” Together, six content area teachers (two of whom serve as lead teachers for the team), one special educator and four MLFTC residents support 160 students....
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

SPARK School: COVID addendum

At SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas, students in multi-aged grade bands (3rd through 5th grades) work with a core team of six educators: one teacher executive designer, two certified teachers and three teacher candidates. In this resource, you’ll find out how the...
Westwood High School: Academy Teams profile

Riverview High School: Spotlight on the schedule

Riverview High School serves 90-120 students in grades 7 through 12. Many of these students have left their assigned district schools due to disciplinary reasons or are transitioning out of juvenile detention or residential treatment centers. The school comprises two...