Transcend partners with school operators throughout the R&D journey.

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Transcend works with school operators across the district, charter, and independent school sectors. We provide and develop world-class R&D capacity that supports visionary education leaders to build and replicate breakthrough learning environments.

There is no standard recipe to our projects. We approach each partnership flexibly, meeting our partners where they are and working together to accelerate breakthroughs. In some cases, we work directly with individual school operators; other times, we work with groups or networks.

Examples of partnerships we offer: 


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Let’s start from the very beginning...

With school operators who are ready to embark on a new journey of blue sky innovation and want to go from concept to creation…
We partner to conceive, build, launch, iterate and ultimately codify breakthrough new models.  For example: our prototype partnership with Achievement First’s Greenfield schools.


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Let’s turbo-charge progress...

With school operators who have already started down the path of school model innovation…
We partner to help them undertake cycles of learning and iteration, build key elements of the model, and overcome barriers to breakthroughs.


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Let’s bottle the magic...

With school operators who have successfully developed highly promising models…
We partner to codify: 1) all key elements of the model needed for replication and 2) the conditions, culture, and processes that have enabled the development and ongoing iteration of the model.


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Let’s spread success...

With school operators who want to be early adopters of already-developed, highly promising models…
We partner to customize and help them adapt these models to their communities, thereby reaping the benefits from prior R&D investments.