Building sustainable rural communities through a keen focus on place, teachers, and philanthropy.

Our Mission

Read our annual report to learn more about RSC's good works.

RSC continues to expand through strong relationship development and collaboration with our partners in service of our shared mission to create sustainable rural communities by strengthening the bonds between schools and communities. We want to thank you for your continued support, and we invite you to read this year's annual report: Rural Resilience.

Read the Report

The Policy Playbook: Rural Teacher Caucus Project Executive Summary

Rural Schools Collaborative is proud to present The Policy Playbook Executive Summary. The Policy Playbook Project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is intended to provide policymakers and advocates with insights from rural teachers across the country, regarding the areas and challenges they feel most important that policymakers and advocates take action on.

Thanks to the Arizona Rural Schools Association, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the University of West Alabama, North State Together & CSU-Chico, and Missouri State University for their participation in this project.

Read the full Policy Playbook Executive Summary

I Am a Rural Teacher

The I Am a Rural Teacher National Advocacy Campaign is committed to empowering rural teachers in the United States and around the world. Learn more about how you can engage in this effort. Thanks to The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for their support of this effort.

Get Involved

RSC Regional Hubs Develop Sustainable Partnerships

Hub partners provide RSC with a flexible and cost-effective organizational infrastructure. They are vehicles for authentic place-centered learning, teacher support, and shared reflection. Learn more about our 11 regional hubs and of our collaborative work:

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Atlas of Good Work

Hither and yon.

Good works abound. Discover where students, teachers, and rural school advocates are making a difference in their respective communities and regions.

Take a journey down the rural route!

Choose Your Destination!