A Tale of Two Districts

Leaders that have the courage to engage their community in Designing Transformation are not the norm. These leaders want to make the TASA New Vision a reality for their students, they value collaborating with their parents, students, and community to...

Building “synergy” in McAllen ISD

Last week, Sandra Sanchez from McAllen’s local newspaper “The Monitor” wrote on the “synergy” building in McAllen ISD as a result of e2L’s Strategic Design facilitation. “COMMENTARY: There’s a ‘synergy’ building for McAllen school district” By Sandra Sanchez For two...

Culture Strategic Design

By Teresa Tate Across all areas of professional organizations, leadership focuses on vision, goals, and strategies to transform the organization and build success.  Nowhere is this more prevalent than in education. Still, decades of working toward accomplishing the vision have...

ELM Bright Spots

We at Engage! are so excited about the results coming in from our Engage! Learning Model (ELM) Campuses that we wanted to share them with you. Below you will find what we like to call our “ELM Data Bright Spots”,...

Engaging Visionary Superintendents

Future Ready Superintendent Institute: Building on the Visioning Work In 2012-13, Shannon Buerk, CEO for Engage Learning, will be facilitating the TASA Future Ready Superintendent Institute, which is the extension of the work done by the Texas Visioning Institute– Creating a New Vision for...

Fail Often to Succeed More

              by Shannon Buerk, Founder and CEO of engage2learn. One of our consistent norms at engage2learn is to fail often in order to succeed more. No, we are not setting ourselves up for failure;...

If You Build it…They Will Learn

When building a house, one of the key components is the framework. It starts with a vision, a solid blueprint plus a plan for implementation. Once construction begins, the team works together to bring the vision/call to action of the...

Leader Profile diy

Leader Profile is aligned to the learner profile with the unique characteristics, skills, and traits that are necessary for leaders to realize the call to action/vision for the district. Outcome: Leader Profile aligned to the Learner Profile that describes the type...

Learner Profile diy

Your learner profile is a collection of characteristics, skills, and traits desire by your community for its learners. It aligns operations and the learning experience to equip students for the future. Whether you’re building a tech plan, facilities assessment, or...

Mastering the Active Learning in Physics

“Everything that I have learned with  engage2learn (e2L) has helped prepare me to move forward.” expressed Pedro Davila Physics and Environmental Science teacher at Bowie High School in Arlington ISD.  Davila was able to push through his fears to make...

Purple Up! For the Military Child

by Christin W. Leggett For 33 consecutive years, April has been designated as the Month of the Military Child by the U.S. Department of Defense. Public schools and communities nationwide show their support of this unique student population through the...

Respected Visionary Dawson Orr Joins engage2learn

Partners with School Districts to Establish High Performing Cultures Today, Shannon Buerk, President and Chief Executive Officer of engage2learn, announced Dr. Dawson Orr has joined the organization. Orr will partner with school districts across the nation to design and establish...

Standards Alignment in ELM

How is engage2learn aligned to the Texas Standards? Let’s count the ways . . . 1. Curriculum The curriculum design process in our model is 100% focused on the Texas standards including the TEKS, TCCRS, and the Texas Common Core...

Taking the engage2learn Learning Model Districtwide

Engage Learning is thrilled to be partnering with both Duncanville ISD and Harlingen CISD as they take the vision for project-based learning across their districts.  Knowing that PBL increases student engagement, attendance and achievement, the leadership in these two visionary...

The e2L Blended Framework: A Journey of Growth

By Samantha Parker If you have read my fellow eGrowe coach, Robyn Scott’s, blog post on “Using the School Design Framework as the One Thing” you already understand how the engage2Learn Blended Framework incorporates the facilitation of 21st Century Life...

Why the engage2learn Learning Model?

  Raines HS | Katy ISD Becky Bracewell-Tucker, Principal at Raines High School in Katy ISD, talks about her experience with the ELM. The other day I received an email from Becky Bracewell-Tucker, Principal at Raines High School (RHS) in...