About Us

If you're not already familiar with the National School Reform Faculty® and the people behind it, please start here. If you still have questions after following these links, the “Contact Us” page is at the bottom. We're always glad to hear from you!

Three Key Things to Know

Even if you think you know the National School Reform Faculty (NSRF®) well, please start here for a quick read of a few new and perennially important details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you'll find the questions we hear often and our answers. Chances are, the first questions you have about us have been asked before, so please try here first.


Although we try to avoid jargon, it's easiest if we agree on some definitions around NSRF®protocols and activities, and Critical Friends Group® (CFG®) organizations. Did we lose you already? If so, click here, please.

Mission Statement

The National School Reform Faculty organization has always focused on increasing student achievement. Exactly how we do that is outlined in a bit more detail within the official mission.

The Staff

Although most of our trainings are conducted by NSRF National Facilitators based outside our office, we thought you might want a peek at our small in-house staff.

History of NSRF

As owners of the trademarked term “Critical Friends Group” here's our historical data in a nutshell. We're happy to answer any other questions you have, as well.

Contact Us

If you'd like to hear from us about other specific questions, here are multiple ways to reach us, including a webform that helps us prepare for a conversation with you.