Filtered Place-Based Education

Group of Ozarks Teacher Corps participants.

Ozarks Teacher Corps: Rural Place-based Learning in Missouri

April 15, 2024

We joined Teton Science Schools, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, and several RSC Grants in Place veteran teachers at a collaborative, rural teacher corps training in the Missouri Ozarks Hub. The future is bright for these aspiring rural educators!

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Missouri Ozarks, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps

Group of students from Monmouth College in winter gear standing in a semi-circle with snow covered trees behind them.

TARTANS Take to Training in the Tetons

April 8, 2024

A unique trip brought together two RSC hub partners for intentional learning, memorable experiences, and crucial relationship building in the beautiful snow-covered Teton Mountains.

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Northern Rockies, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps, Gratitude

Investing in Engagement: Exploring Community Development in Rural Arkansas

February 9, 2024

RSC Arkansas Delta partners Rural Community Alliance support community-led education projects to advance career readiness and develop local assets.

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Arkansas Delta, Place-Based Education, Rural Resilience

Cultivating Connections: Innovative Place-Based Learning Transforms Perry Central

February 6, 2024

An agriculture teacher cooking up community involvement, place-based education and student pride all through investing in their rural school’s kitchen.

Place-Based Education, Rural Resilience

Innovative Place-based Education Projects lead by ROOTed in Place & National Signature Project Award Recipients

January 23, 2024

Our National Signature Project Awardees and ROOTed in Place grantees shared updates from their place-based education project.

Place-Based Education, Local Philanthropy

Reflections on I Am A Rural Teacher

January 17, 2024

Rural Schools Collaborative looks back on seven years of sharing the stories of rural teachers via the I Am A Rural Teacher project, in their own words.

Place-Based Education, Teacher Profile, Gratitude

Making Summer Learning Fun in Eastern North Carolina

January 5, 2024

A partnership between East Carolina University, North Carolina State University, and local partners is growing fun and educational summer programming in rural North Carolina.

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Southeast, Place-Based Education, Rural Resilience

ROOTed in Place Project Spotlight: Place & Community Based Learning in Spring Grove, MN

January 5, 2024

Through state park adventures, farm partnerships and play & documentary initiatives Assistant Superintendent, Gina Morken, is creating a holistic approach that integrates academic learning, community engagement, and a celebration of rural identity.

Driftless Region, Place-Based Education

Proudly Announcing the 2024 Grants in Place Fellows!

December 1, 2023

Congratulations to these outstanding rural educators!

Regional Hubs, Place-Based Education

ROOTed in Place Project Spotlight: Experiential Learning in the Driftless

October 31, 2023

The RSC Team joined ROOTed in Place teacher grantee, Jay Gesin and his 8th grade students of Platteville Middle School, at the Taliesin UNESCO World Heritage site in Spring Green, WI.

Driftless Region, Place-Based Education

Kindergarten students wearing orange vests picking beans in a school garden.

Celebrating our New England Partner: Deep Roots in Rural Education

October 12, 2023

Visits to rural classrooms highlight the power of place-based curriculum in connecting Maine students to their local communities.

Power of Partnerships, New England, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps, Rural Resilience