About Us »

Our friends in South Dakota like to talk about helping rural schools and communities "Get Better Together." That's a good way to put it, and we are convinced that vision, passion, and commitment are essential to this work.

Mission »

The Rural Schools Collaborative strengthens the bonds between rural schools and communities through place-based engagement, rural philanthropy, and developing teacher-leaders.

We believe small towns and small schools get better together. Please join us in our work!

We Believe »

Our nation’s challenges present real opportunities for rural places, and a sustainable American future depends on thriving rural regions.

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How We Work »

The Rural Schools Collaborative believes innovative instruction, thoughtful collaboration, and targeted philanthropy strengthen the fabric of rural places.

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Board of Directors »

The Rural Schools Collaborative board of directors is an energetic group of individuals who believe rural communities deserve outstanding schools.

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People & Contacts »

The Rural Schools Collaborative is comprised of a lean staff based in Cambridge, WI and hub coordinators who manage our regional efforts.

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Partners »

Our organization is a true collaboration, the synthesis of thoughtful organizations working toward a common goal.

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Advocates »

Rural Schools Collaborative Advocates are making important contributions to rural schools and communities in their respective regions. Their willingness to support our work enhances our abilities to serve others.

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Donors »

Our organization's launch has been made possible by charitable contributions from several organizations and individuals. We invite you to join their ranks!

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