Aspiration Briefs

This series of papers offers basic overviews of the key components of our Aspirations Framework.

  • The Aspirations Framework outlines a way to recognize and develop aspirations, while trusting in the professional judgment of educators and insights of students to decide what concrete actions are best for their school. This paper outlines the research-based set of principles and conditions that define this framework, yet does not provide a prescription for implementation.

  • At the Quaglia Institute, we have seen time and again, the effectiveness of listening to, learning from, and leading with students and teachers. Student engagement improves, educator engagement improves, school climate
    becomes healthier, students experience more success, and the overall quality of the school increases dramatically.