Our Partners and Collaborators

New Tech Network and our ecosystem of partners, collaborators and supporters learn together, improve on what works and contribute to the field in powerful ways. Our collective effort helps create powerful impact in numerous ways. Together, we are creating a nation proud of its public schools.



AIR is one of the world’s largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

We are a team of dedicated educators and policy experts who are passionate about America’s public schools. Together with our partners, we are working toward a shared goal: preparing all students for success in college and career.



The Corporation has devoted unremitting effort toward the two issues Andrew Carnegie considered of paramount importance: international peace and the advancement of education and knowledge. While these remain areas in need of great attention through our nation and the world, we have maintained a long tradition of striving to meet the challenges that are with us and responding to the constant ebb and flow of issues and ideas.



CWRA+ is an innovative assessment designed explicitly for the twenty-first-century student. Unlike many standardized tests, which measure students’ abilities to memorize numbers, dates, and facts, CWRA+ measures critical-thinking and written-communication skills (such as analysis and problem solving, scientific and quantitative reasoning, critical reading and evaluation, critiquing an argument, as well as writing effectiveness and mechanics).


Deeper Learning Network

At the Hewlett Foundation, we are committed to the goal that all U.S. students will receive an excellent education centered on deeper learning. To reach that objective we are focused on: Working with states and districts to improve learning goals, so that schools can focus on teaching deeper learning and have the support they need to reach that goal.



The mission of ECMC Foundation is to inspire and facilitate improvements that affect educational outcomes—especially among underserved populations—through evidence-based innovation. The foundation has three priority investment areas: teacher development, college success, and career readiness. ECMC Foundation prioritizes evaluation and measurement and is committed to sharing its impact.


Hewlett Foundation

The Foundation’s programs have ambitious goals that include: helping to reduce global poverty, limiting the risk of climate change, improving education for students in California and elsewhere, improving reproductive health and rights worldwide, supporting vibrant performing arts in our community, advancing the field of philanthropy, and supporting disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.


High Tech High — Network Improvement Community

High Tech High began in 2000 as a single charter high school launched by a coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators. It has evolved into an integrated network of schools spanning grades K-12, housing a comprehensive teacher certification program and a new, innovative Graduate School of Education.


League of Innovative Schools (Digital Promise)

Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools connects and rallies the most forward-thinking leaders of the nation’s school districts. By working together on shared priorities – and partnering with leading entrepreneurs, researchers, and education leaders – League districts pioneer innovative learning and leadership practices that lead to improved outcomes for students and that help prepare them for learning for life.


Learning Policy Institute

The Learning Policy Institute conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to improve education policy and practice. Working with policymakers, researchers, educators, community groups, and others, the Institute seeks to advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable learning for each and every child.



In partnership with all Napa County school districts and the County Office of Education, NapaLearns encourages the success of EVERY student by providing resources, funding, and thought leadership to help district staff adopt innovations in teaching and learning focused on the demands of the future.


Riley Institute

The Riley Institute at Furman broadens student and community perspective about issues critical to South Carolina’s progress. It builds and engages present and future leaders, creates and shares data-supported information about the state’s core challenges, and links the leadership body to those solutions to drive sustainable solutions.



SCALE’s mission is to improve instruction and learning through the design and development of innovative, educative, state-of-the-art performance assessments and by building the capacity of schools to use these assessments in thoughtful ways, to promote student, teacher, and organizational learning.


University of Saint Francis

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the University of Saint Francis is a private, Catholic university enrolling 2,300 students in majors ranging from the liberal arts, to the creative arts, to the health sciences. Small class sizes, personal attention, and the freedom to explore your options—a USF education has a lot to offer. Visit our beautiful campus and see for yourself how you can be a part of the University of Saint Francis.


University of Tyler at Texas

The University of Texas at Tyler is a centerpiece for learning, culture and natural beauty in East Texas, located midway between Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler is one of the fastest-growing universities in the renowned University of Texas System.

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Through project-based learning, New Tech Network schools empower and challenge students to learn and succeed, to collaborate and communicate, and to engage in the world around them.

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