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

Our Mission

Rural School Collaborative's Events and Opportunities:

Teachers Are Heroes!

Spring Campaign

Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of rural education during our Teachers Are Heroes campaign! From March 25th to April 15th, Rural Schools Collaborative invites you to be a part of something special.

Support The Campaign

Rural Teacher Corps Forum

Webinar Series

Join us on April 26th, 10:00 -12:00 CST for our annual Rural Teacher Corps Forum Webinar. This year our forum will explore the intersection between Grow-Your-Own programs and Rural Teacher Corps, examining the reciprocal relationship between two pathways to address the rural teacher shortage.

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National Signature Project Award

Applications Now Open!

Apply now for the National Signature Project Award - a $2,500 grant for an innovative classroom project that exemplifies the very best in place-based education. Deadline: May 5th, 2024.

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RSC Regional Hubs

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.

2023 Annual Report

Learn about Rural Schools Collaborative's impact from our year-end review!

Read the report

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.

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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!

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