RETHINK: Planning and Designing for K-12 Next Generation Learning: iNACOL (the International Association of of K-12 Online Learning) and Next Generation Learning Challenges created this toolkit to help district, charter, and school leaders when they are just beginning to consider and design next-generation programs and schools, with personalized, competency-based, and blended learning. The toolkit includes links to many Opportunity Culture publications and tools, including some on staffing models, financial sustainability, and change management. Go here for our full list of Opportunity Culture’s school design tools, which we update often.
About Sharon Kebschull Barrett
Sharon Kebschull Barrett is a senior editor with Public Impact. She edits the Public Impact and Opportunity Culture blogs, copyedits Public Impact's reports, and provides research and writing for the firm. Her recent work focuses on extending the reach of excellent teachers, charter schools, and state policy. A former newspaper reporter and copy editor, Ms. Barrett is the author of two cookbooks, Desserts from an Herb Garden and Morning Glories (St. Martin's Press). She has a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she served as editor of The Daily Tar Heel.