Great Schools Partnership Contact Information: - Mark Kostin, Associate Director, [email protected] - Duke Albanese, Senior Policy Advisor, [email protected] Location: Portland, Maine Phone: (207) 773-0505 Website: http://www.greatschoolspartnership.org/ At a glance overview: Great Schools Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit school-support organization that works to help redesign public education and improve learning for all students in New England. They develop and advocate for sustainable educational policies, effective school leadership, proven instructional practices, and student-centered learning models built on strong community connections. Great Schools Partnership believes that every student deserves to be held to high expectations, that students have the right to highquality teaching every day, that every student who as earned a high school diploma should also have the attainable option of a collegiate education, and that all schools must model civic responsibility, social justice, and multicultural understanding. Maine Cohort for Customized Learning Contact Information: Linda Laughlin, Assistant Superintendent, RSU 2, [email protected] Location: Oakland, Maine Phone: (207) 465-7384 Website: http://mainecustomizedlearning.org/ At a glance overview: The Maine Cohort for Customized Learning (MCCL) is a statewide coalition of school systems, organizations, and individuals committed to supporting performance-based education in Maine school systems. Through committee meetings and consortium outreach, MCCL assists communities around Maine learn how to better teach and serve students.