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Rural Education

Rural educators often look for solutions that differ from those of their urban and suburban counterparts. Marzano Research understands the challenges and assets of rural schools, and we can help you find solutions that fit your unique needs. Whether helping you grow your teacher pipeline, strengthen technology infrastructure, improve work-based learning channels, or strategically think through college preparation and course pathways, we help you develop and use actionable strategies leading to rural student success.

What’s New in Rural Education

Keeping (School) Spirits High During Social Distancing

Creativity and innovation are valuable tools for an educator to have, and right now, these traits are more important than ever. Finding new ways to connect with students and keeping their spirits as high as possible as we practice social distancing are essential to maintaining educational standards and ensuring the future leaders of our country can achieve the level of success they aspire [...]

Strategies to Support Remote Learning Along a Continuum of Internet Access

Strategies to Support Remote Learning Along a Continuum of Internet Access

This REL Central Quick Chat discusses strategies school districts can use to bridge the digital divide and support student learning at home. During this 30-minute discussion, participants hear from presenters who will share strategies to consider in the development of remote learning plans that require and do not require internet access.  […]

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Maintaining School Culture to Support Students Social Emotional Learning

Maintaining School Culture to Support Students’ Social-Emotional Learning

While we all continue to deal with the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, education professionals throughout the world are finding innovative solutions to a variety of recently encountered learning-related challenges. One such challenge is meeting students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) needs as they continue to adjust to life in a COVID-19 world. […]

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Meet a Few of Our Experts

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Douglas Van Dine
Senior Researcher

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Steven Tedeschi
Researcher

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Danette Parsley
Chief Executive Officer

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Mike Siebersma
Director of Consulting and Technical Assistance

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Doug Gagnon
Senior Researcher

How We Can Help

Our experts understand the unique aspects of rural education through lived experience. As a part of your team, we will develop a shared understanding of your unique needs and help you surpass your goals. We can help you

  • Support the development, implementation, and facilitation of rural professional learning networks
  • Improve remote learning for students with and without internet connectivity
  • Generate evidence-based, actionable recommendations to improve teacher retention and acquisition in remote rural communities
  • Design, implement, and evaluate your programs and strategies to narrow learning gaps

Project Spotlight

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    Keeping (School) Spirits High During Social Distancing

    Creativity and innovation are valuable tools for an educator to have, and right now, these traits are more important than ever. Finding new ways to connect with students and keeping their spirits as high as possible as we [...]

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