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The National School Reform FacultyTM (NSRF®) is a professional development initiative that focuses on increasing student achievement through skillful use of Critical Friends Groups® collaborative professional learning communities, or CFGTM groups.

Critical Friends Group meetings use protocols and activities that result in meaningful and efficient communication, problem solving and learning. At the heart of NSRF’s program and essential to successful CFGs are the concepts of Facilitative Leadership and Critical Friendship. We have learned that Critical Friendship is best achieved through applying protocols, structured ways to work and communicate that promote adult growth and are directly linked to student learning. Facilitative Leadership skills are needed to engage school communities in this practice, and are valuable for all leaders—school leaders, classroom teachers and district administrators.

This site is designed to give you information about our work, inform you about upcoming CFG coaches trainings, and make resources available to you, including how you can become a CFG coach.

Please navigate via the link list in the left column to learn much, much more, purchase materials, download free protocols and activities, and discover many opportunities to receive coaches training and keep up-to-date with us.



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