Who We Are
The Center for Rural School Health & Education (CRSHE, pronounced "crush") is housed in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver.
CRSHE Vision: All children, youth, and adults in rural communities are living healthy, meaningful lives.
CRSHE Mission: We partner with rural schools and communities to improve health and education outcomes.
What we do
- We embody principles of social justice and racial equity in all of our actions.
- We work directly in and with high-need rural and frontier schools and communities.
- We honor the voices, priorities, knowledge, values, histories, and cultures of partnering communities.
- We develop and sustain long-term, collaborative partnerships.
- We advocate for rural communities in state-wide and national conversations.
- We conduct community-engaged research that generates knowledge and contributes to positive local change.
- Strategic planning and support for implementing changes
- Virtual Professional Development via ECHO-DU
- Training, technical assistance and professional learning communities
- Convening funders, University and community partners
- Research and evaluation
- Grant writing and management support
- Community-based participatory research workshops