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Getting Smart Services provides advisory, advocacy, coaching and design services for schools, districts, learning organizations and foundations. Learn more at gettingsmartservices.com.

If You Believe in Your Work, Start Talking About It

If you believe in what you’re doing, you should be talking about what you’re doing. If you’ve found a new way to improve students’ learning, students everywhere deserve a chance to benefit from your discovery.

Why We Advocate for Equity and Access Through Personalized Schools and Tools

We believe access to a high-quality education is the best shot young people have at shaping, contributing to and ultimately benefiting from a better future. Here's how we advocate to provide more students with access to the education they deserve.

Getting Smart on Social Media 2.0

Social media is a great way to build community and communicate. In our latest Smart Bundle, we look at strategies for educators and EdLeaders looking to make the most of their social media efforts.

10 Tips for Designing High Impact Campaigns

Are you ready to make an impact? Whether it is an idea that you want to explore further, a topic you want to share with the world or a question you want to ask, designing campaigns can be a critical component to growing your impact.

Imaging the Future: How Innovative School Districts Are Looking Ahead

As technology advances quickly, the opportunities (and implications) for teaching and learning in traditional school districts will continue to evolve. A recent district partnership encouraged us to take a look into the not so near future to paint a picture of possible futures.

Your Planning Process Signals What’s Important

Having worked with hundreds of impact organizations, we have found that how you plan may be as important as what you decide.

Competitive, Coherent, Creative: The 21st Century School District

It’s time for district leaders to create clarity and coherence by making crystal clear how things are supposed to work. To accomplish that, it’s a good time to reexamine why school districts exist, how they work and what value they add.