Welcome to the SERVE Center! While you may have been led to SERVE because of our history and experience, I hope you will stay connected as a result of the collaborative partnerships we establish in meeting the needs of your students, families, organizations, or communities. We believe that education prospers in innovative communities where leaders and organizations work together to nurture and inspire all students and the educators who serve them.
Somewhat unique to SERVE, our professionals include researchers and evaluators who have specialized in high school reform, rural schools, urban schools, the education of highly mobile students, school and district improvement, community organizations, and nonprofits. Additionally, our staff include former teachers, principals, district administrators, State coordinators…and so much more. For a sampling of our work, please enjoy a few of our recently published stories to the right.
We respect the expertise and experience of our clients and work with them to develop customized services to meet their needs, while always maintaining the highest standards of quality. Whether you are planning the initial phase of your project, working to scale up your efforts, or in need of a systems overhaul, I encourage you to reach out to our team at SERVE!
The latest news brief from the National Center for Homeless Education's (NCHE) Best Practices in Interagency Collaboration Brief Series provides an overview of education and workforce programs that serve youth experiencing homelessness, and suggests strategies for cross-system collaboration among these programs to support youth experiencing homelessness. Read the Supporting In-School and Out-of-School Youth Experiencing Homelessness Through Education and Workforce Partnerships news brief.
Dr. Julie Edmunds, Director of the Secondary School Reform Program at SERVE Center has been researching, for more than a decade, the impact of early colleges on student high school performance, graduation rates, and students’ readiness for postsecondary education. Read the recent article, The impact of early colleges: What does the research say? in which Dr, Edmunds discusses the effectiveness of the early college model at EdNC.
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