Systems for Student Success Office

Partnerships

DESE is committed to supporting sustainable efforts to improve educational outcomes for all students, with a specific focus on increasing racial equity, and improving the quality of instruction and student experience in Massachusetts schools and districts. Partner organizations often play a role in supporting schools, districts, and DESE in these efforts. Vendors who wish to be included on a pre-approved partner list focused on Supporting School, District, and DESE Sustainable Improvement should apply for pre-qualified status by following this link: COMMBUYS — Bid Solicitation: BD-21-1026-DOE02-DOE01-54888.

For more information about this list, please contact Andrea Ricotta .

Below is a list of partners on the pre-approved partner list as of April 21, 2022. This list will be updated monthly.

  • Abt Associates
  • American Institutes for Research
  • Arts | Learning
  • BlackPrint Education Consulting
  • Cast Inc
  • Catapult Learning, Inc.
  • CES (The Collaborative for Educational Services )
  • City Year, Inc.
  • Class Measurers
  • CsforMA, Inc.
  • Demonstrated Success
  • District Management Group, LLC
  • Education Resource Strategies, Inc
  • Federation for Children w/Special Needs
  • Focused Schools
  • Hill for Literacy
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
  • Institute for Excellence in Ed/Natl Charter Schools Institute
  • INSTLL
  • Koru Strategy Group LLC's
  • LearnLaunch
  • Looney Math Consulting
  • Lower Pioneer Valley Education Collaborative
  • M.A.S.S. (Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents)
  • MassInsight
  • NCEE
  • Novak Educational Consulting
  • NYC Leadership Academy
  • Open Architects
  • PCG (Public Consulting Group)
  • PFM Group Consulting LLC)
  • Reading Ways
  • Resolute Educational Solutions
  • School and Main Institute
  • School Empowerment Network
  • SchoolWorks
  • Teachers 21
  • Test4Me LLC, dba AdaptiveX
  • TNTP
  • Transformative Learning Collaborative
  • Trustees of Boston College (City Connects)
  • Trustees of Boston College (Lynch Leadership Academy)
  • Trustees of Boston College (OpenSciEd )
  • uAspire
  • UnboundEd Learning, Inc
  • University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education
  • UP Education Network
  • US Math Recovery Council
  • UVA Partnership for Leaders in Education

For more specific information on these partners' approved areas of expertise, service categories, and contact information, please reference this spreadsheet:


For more information and resources on DESE-sponsored research on the habits and conditions of successful partnerships and resources to support strong partnership management, please visit the Massachusetts Tools for Schools website.

Last Updated: April 29, 2022

 
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