Who We Are

The Core Collaborative Learning Network specializes in


 learner-centered, professional learning for schools and systems.

What We Do

Our goal is to strengthen systems to be more grounded, connected, focused and authentic.Our aim is to produce holistic results in ways that raise the collective standard.


What We Believe

We believe in democracy. We believe that when we learn together we can make a difference in the lives of ALL students.We believe that compassion drives performance.


Nov 16 at 6:30 ET | FB Live Book Launch for The Project Habit

Recent Blog Posts

Core Collaborative Authors

Sustainable Project-Based Learning
Rigorous PBL by Design
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Clarity for Learning
Hacking Questions
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MTP-rpbl foundations
Impact Teams
Hacking Assessment
Peer Feedback in the Classroom
From Teacher to Leader
The Power of Questioning
Leading School Teams
Social Network Theory
book-assessing with respect
Teaching for Transfer
How to Teach ELL
Partnering With Students

Our Impact

Together we can make an even bigger difference

Learn about our impact globally! Our learner-centered approach to professional learning expands student ownership and agency. Visit our YouTube channel, where you can:

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  • Learn from the nation's most influential thought leaders

  • Watch Impact Teams in action

  • Observe how students take ownership of their learning

  • Learn about our IMPACT on student learning

New Release from our Network
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The Project Habit: Making Rigorous PBL Doable

Authors: Michael McDowell, EdD. and Kelley Miller

This book is about making small shifts in practice that promote innovation, ignite efficacy, and enhance student agency for all students in their learning. Small changes in our practice allow that invitation to become reality in everyday classrooms while celebrating the great work teachers are already doing in their classrooms.

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