Partner Schools Network

Launched in 2008 with 12 schools, today, the Partner Schools Network includes over 100 schools and reaches over 40,000 students. As part of this network, schools embrace Facing History's core themes as foundational to their schools' mission and weave Facing History content and teaching strategies throughout the school: in classes, advisory groups, faculty meetings, and school community activities.

Partner Schools Network schools seek to engage students with rigorous interdisciplinary content and methodology that promotes academic skills as well as empathy and ethical awareness.

Common Principles of PSN Schools

  • We value the complexities of identity and combat prejudice in our school community.
  • We examine choices of the past and their legacies to inform our choices today.
  • We integrate intellectual rigor, emotional engagement, and ethical reflection.
  • We foster dialogue, empathy, and civic participation.

Facing History wants to partner with you to help you meet the outcomes you want for your students. See how you can get started with us. 

Hear from a teacher about the benefits of belonging to the Partner Schools Network. See the list of schools and find a school in an area near you. 

See the outcomes that happen when schools implement Facing History's approach with fidelity.

Announcements and News

December 11, 2017

This fall, Facing History educators, administrators and students attended regional Partner Schools Network conferences across the country. There, they had the opportunity to meet, network, and engage in thoughtful discussion on topics ranging from immigration to school culture. 

September 20, 2017

Read this piece from CMSD News Bureau to discover how Facing History is helping students at John Marshall School of Information Technology explore their identities in a number of their classes.

August 14, 2017

Resources to help educators manage the difficult conversations around the bigotry and hatred demonstrated by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA.

February 2, 2017 put together this profile on Cleveland's Facing History New Tech High School.

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Facing History wants to partner with you to help you meet the outcomes you want for your students. Whether you're already a Partner School Network school or if you're considering bringing Facing History into your school, we're here to help. 

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