Success at the Core

Success at the Core is a free professional development toolkit designed to help teams and teachers understand, embrace, and implement a vision of effective school leadership and teaching that prepares all students for success in college and careers.

The toolkit includes seven Leadership Development modules, each structured as a group learning experience for schoolwide, content, and grade-level teams. Leadership teams learn to define quality instruction and advocate for it at their school.

You'll also find 24 Teacher Development instructional strategies, which work together to drive schoolwide instructional improvement. Teachers learn strategies for making such instruction real in their classrooms. Individual teachers or groups of teachers can use a strategy’s resources to build customized professional development experiences.

Success at the Core
is a professional development toolkit for teachers and leadership teams, designed collaboratively by Education Development Center (EDC), which designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide, and Vulcan Productions, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen’s award-winning film company. Original materials were funded by Vulcan Productions, Inc. and are used with permission.