Creating and supporting equitable learning environments
Building educators’ capacity to promote collaborative, democratic teaching and learning
Catalyzing systemic change in states, districts and schools
The Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) is a nonprofit organization established in 1994 to promote innovative models of schools and to engage in related activities that increase justice and opportunity for all learners.
Boston Latin can’t be the only upward path for city’s students — in fact, it isn’t
July 5, 2016
| Dan French, Executive Director, Center for Collaborative Education | The Boston Globe
In response to Joan Vennochi's column (“Students should know about Boston Latin’s up escalator”), Dan French's letter to the editor calls into question the author's suggestion that Boston Latin School is the only path to upward mobility in the Boston Public Schools, and that black and Latino students are underrepresented at BLS due to lack of knowledge about the school. Dan writes, "This disparity is not due to lack of communication; rather, systemic district policies ensure that BLS serves a predominantly white, Asian, and middle-class student population."
Center for Collaborative Education launches Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network
March 23, 2016
As part of a nationwide effort to foster local, educator-led innovation and to scale up personalized learning schools, Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) has selected the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) to serve as a regional partner for Massachusetts. NGLC have awarded CCE a $450,000 grant towards the launch of a new initiative called the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network (MA PLN.) The new initiative will work with local school and district leaders to generate a critical mass of urban schools that exemplify personalized, competency-based, and engaged learning approaches in educating students.