Special Tribute to Jessica Schroeder

Jessica Schroeder

SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO JESSICA SCHROEDER A few years ago, the NCUST team was excited to hear about a couple of teachers in Salt Lake City who arranged a series of book study meetings focused on Teaching Practices from America’s Best Urban Schools. In December of 2019, I had the opportunity to travel to Salt Lake City to […]


COLLABORATION WITH NCUST Funding Sources If you are actively collaborating with NCUST or considering it, please do not forget to consider using Elementary and Secondary School Relief (ESSER) funds, particularly ESSER III. ESSER funds are intended to ensure students have sustained access to in-person instruction and support as they recover from the impact of COVID-19. […]

Equity Champions Lauren Mailhiot

EQUITY CHAMPIONS LAUREN MAILHIOT Real champions inspire us because we know they give everything to make a difference. Through this column, we are helping make known real champions in the lives of children and youth. At NCUST, we are thankful for all the many equity champions who are, each day, changing lives, changing schools, and […]

Executive Director Chat

Francisco Escobedo

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHAT I am thrilled to start my tenure as NCUST’s Executive Director.  While I am humbled to follow a great leader in Dr. Joe Johnson, we are fortunate he will continue providing coaching for our organization. As schools trudge through the pandemic, more than ever our mission is the centerpiece for schools while […]