Additional Resources

Some readers may want to learn more about the school districts that are described in this article. Their contact information follows.

Chugach School District, 9312 Vanguard Drive #100, Anchorage, AK 99507, 907-522-7400, www.chugachschools.com

Grantsburg School District, 480 E. James Ave., Grantsburg, WI 54840, 715-463-2531, www.grantsburg.k12.wi.us

Rocori Area Schools, 534 North 5th Ave., Cold Spring, MN 56320, 320-685-4901, rocori.k12.mn.us

School District of Lancaster, 1020 Lehigh Ave., Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-291-6148, www.lancaster.k12.pa.us

West Des Moines School District, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50265, 515-226-2700, www.wdm.k12.ia.us/district/index.html

Yellow Medicine East Schools, 450 9th Ave., Granite Falls, MN 56241, 320-564-4081, www.yme.k12.mn.us

Readers may want to contact the organizations mentioned in this article that are involved in building learning communities in education:

Baldrige National Quality Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology,
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975.2036, www.quality.nist.gov

Character Counts Coalition, 4640 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, 310-306-1868, www.charactercounts.org

Institute for Development of Educational Activities, P.O. Box 807, East Dundee, IL 60118, 847-783-6900, www.idea.org

Society for Organizational Learning, 955 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 201, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-300-9500, www.solonline.org

StrengthsFinder, The Gallup Organization, 901 F St. N.W., Washington, DC 20004, 888-211-4049, www.strengthsfinder.com