Our Blog Posts

3 Coins in the Fountain for Instructional Equity

There are many approaches to restoring to children of color the respect that have been denied them…opportunities for a fair chance at a good life in a school designed for equity. 

White Fragility vs Hard Truths


Lessons Learned in 2020


As the holiday season arrives, we wanted to salute the persistence, stamina, and amazing teaching as well as the caring you have offered your students and their families in this terrible time. American educators are right up there for gratitude with health care workers. 

Authority and Incentives

It is no wonder that success as a principal hinges on the ability to unite and focus rather than command and control. 

Receive Them in Wonder


As veteran early childhood educators, we are often asked what we wished people knew about young children, what to look for in high-quality programs, and now, more than ever— how to support young children through these unprecedented times. Today, we would like to take a moment to humbly offer this timeless response: receive them in wonder.

Making the Shift to Virtual Lesson Design

As schools transition to re-open their doors, whether physically or virtually, one thing is clear: This is a time of immense and rich experimentation in schooling. Educators across the globe are collectively leveling up their repertoire to meet the need for more flexible instruction. And they are doing it in a wide variety of in-person, remote, and hybrid models. Amidst the inherent challenge that change poses, there are four guiding principles to help us through the transition:

Jon Saphier will be a featured speaker at the Illinois Deep Equity Institute

The Corwin Deep Equity Institute is a one-day event in Chicago, IL designed to lay the groundwork for developing the foundation for organizational growth by giving educators the tools to have authentic conversations, overcome equity barriers and become courageous leaders of cultural transformation.

New Book Release: foreword by Jon Saphier

The authors of this book showcase how to make the most of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by fully committing to the PLC at Work™ process. Learn how professional learning communities (PLCs) can be integrated with the ESSA education bill to improve student learning.

For more information on how to purchase the book or on the professional development opportunities that are aligned with the content of this book, please click "Learn More" below.

New Book Release (Anthology with a chapter by Jon Saphier)

See Jon's chapter on how leaders build strong Adult Professional Culture in this dynamic new book: Future Directions of Educational Change.

Call our office at 978-263-9449 if you are interested in presentations about Adult Culture for your leaders.

Announcing 2017 Summer Programs

The 2017 Summer Programs to be offered at the RBT Conference Center in Acton, MA are now posted.