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About Mark Bernstein

Mark Bernstein joined the educational publishing and service arena after years of success as a youth motivational speaker, on-air television host/producer, and teacher. As a national director at Curriculum Associates, Mark advises districts across the country as they implement rigorous college- and career-readiness standards. His current role makes the most of his public speaking, presentation design, music, and media messaging skills, which he uses to support educators and communicate about social issues and character education in our nation’s schools.

Latest Posts

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4 Elements to Support a Thriving School Culture

Jackson Elementary School, part of Georgia’s Clayton County Public Schools, sets the foundation for a strong school culture by emphasizing four essential elements: relationships, data-driven instruction, stakeholder involvement, and teacher training.

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Lee County Prioritizes Family Engagement on Multiple Tracks

Florida’s Lee County School District has implemented districtwide and school-based strategies to increase student ownership and parent engagement. As a result of dedicated efforts, students have succeeded in their use of i-Ready, and parents feel more informed and able to support learning.

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Relationships Form the Foundation for Student Success at Chesnee Elementary School

At Chesnee Elementary School, student success begins with relationships. Educators use one student’s story to share how relationships and common strategies―setting high expectations, personalizing instruction, and using data―helped them build a thriving, supportive school culture.

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.