Theory of Change
Every rural community needs well-resourced schools, talented educators, peers to support them, and a positive outlook for the future.
Grants in Place
Grants in Place awards project funds to rural teachers to promote student-community engagement and place-based exploration.
Rural Teacher Corps
The Rural Teacher Corps Network promotes the recruitment, preparation, and placement of rural teacher-leaders.
Explore more about the 7 values in our Theory of Change that grounds RSC's work in rural schools and communities.
RSC Regional Hubs
The latest from our Hubs and Partners:
News and Updates
Proudly Announcing the 2024 Grants in Place Fellows!
Congratulations to these outstanding rural educators!
Teacher Profile: Kim McCully-Mobley - Aurora, MO
The Impact of Place-Based Learning in Rural Communities
RSC, NREA Celebrate Successful National Forum to Advance Rural Education in Chattanooga, TN
Highlighted by many Rural Schools Collaborative Hub Partners, this year’s conference centered spatial equity in rural education and research.
GRAD Partnership Rural School Spotlight: Reform, AL
The RSC Team visits with the incredible staff and students of Pickens County High School in Reform, Alabama.
Rural Teacher Corps Programs
The recruitment, preparation, and retention of visionary teacher-leaders is central to Rural Schools Collaborative’s mission of building sustainable rural communities through a keen focus on place, teachers, and community. Now with our 25+ Rural Teacher Corps partners, our network collectively trains more than 250 rural teachers a year.
I Am a Rural Teacher
The I Am a Rural Teacher National Advocacy Campaign is committed to empowering rural teachers around the world. Learn more about how you can engage in this effort!Get Involved