Creating New Visions for Schools: Activities for Educators, Parents, and Community Members

By The Designing Schools for Enhanced Learning Initiative at the Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands


This publication includes seven activities that foster reflection and focused action.

The activities help staff developers, teachers, school administrators, parents, and community and business leaders form concrete images of a learning-centered school, align the vision and mission, and develop plans for action.

Used by thousands of educators, these activities are catalysts for discussion and action.

Resource Details

Product Information

Product #: L-9413A
Copyright: 1994
Format: Trade Paper
Pages: 36
Publisher: WestEd

Praise for this Resource

  • “Creating New Visions offers practical tools that people with varied backgrounds across any community can use to come together and focus their energy on creating the schools they want. These tools and ideas are powerful yet usable by most anyone.”

    Nicholas C. Donohue, Deputy Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Education