Sharon Barrett

Sharon Kebschull Barrett is the vice president for editorial services and communications at Public Impact, which founded the Opportunity Culture model, first used in schools in 2013.

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Perspective | Consistency and care: Confronting COVID-19 in a rural school community

During the coronavirus crisis — and any future periods of at-home teaching and learning — rural school districts face special...


Perspective | In Charlotte, keeping connected to 212 at-home students

How do you teach 212 students from a distance? Expanded-Impact Teacher Jimmel Williams says you listen carefully to your students’...


Perspective | Keep doing what worked: Advice for at-home learning

Keep doing what works: For Erin Burns Mehigan, that message has been central to her school’s shift to at-home teaching...


Perspective | Putting data in its place: How strong teaching teams use data to achieve student growth

Can deep dives into large flows of student learning data actually lower teacher stress? Successful multi-classroom leaders, who lead small...


First look: Remotely located teacher leadership

This semester, the College Board and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) joined with Public Impact’s Opportunity...