Returning School Program (2021-22)

Welcome back! Continue building on your work to improve student well-being and academic engagement by recommitting to be part of the 2021-2022 Challenge Success School Program. During the year, you will continue to work with your multi-stakeholder team and a Challenge Success coach to identify and implement practice and policy changes that transform the student experience. Schools that participate in our program over multiple years often achieve the most lasting and meaningful results.


  • Admission to Fall and Spring Conference for a 10-member school team, including administrators, teachers, students, and parents
  • Five (5) coaching sessions with school team
  • Monthly 1:1 meetings for school leader and Challenge Success coach 
  • Virtual presentation to school community about the purpose and benefits of your partnership with Challenge Success 
  • Invitation to free, virtual events delivered throughout the year
  • Access to online resource portal and Research Team monthly office hours
  • Membership in the Challenge Success Partner School Network.

Price: $9,500

Applications for the 2021-22 school year will be accepted on a rolling basis until May 28th, 2021. Space is limited. If you have questions about the School Program, please contact



VIRTUAL FALL CONFERENCE: Attend our virtual conference in Fall 2021 with up to 10 multi-stakeholder team members. This two-day conference includes a Friday evening program with Challenge Success co-founders and a keynote speaker. Saturday will include a variety of research-based workshops, as well as a team coaching session to further the work on your school team’s action plan.
Conference Dates: Friday, September 24th – Saturday, September 25th, 2021 (virtual)

SPRING CONFERENCE: Attend a live conference in Spring 2022 with up to 10 multi-stakeholder team members.* The one-day conference includes workshops, facilitated team sessions, and opportunities to network with other schools. Conference to be delivered virtually if COVID-19 restrictions apply.
Conference Dates and Locations: April or May 2022. Exact date to be determined. West coast conference to be held in Palo Alto, CA.  East coast conference to be held in Boston, MA. 

*Out-of-area schools are responsible for team travel and lodging.


Schools that want to continue prioritizing student well-being and academic engagement, and are particularly interested in sharing Challenge Success principles and research with more members of their community, may be interested in simply sending a team to our conferences or being a member of our Partner School Network

Conference Attendance: Bring up to 10 members to our Fall and/or Spring Conference. Includes an optional coaching session per conference. Throughout the year, schools will have access to free webinars, our Resource Portal, and our Research team’s monthly “office hours.” Schools attending our conference will automatically be members of our Partner School Network.
Price: $3,500 per conference



These services are available as add-ons to other work with Challenge Success or ‘a la carte’ as standalone services. 

  • Coaching: Three (3) coaching sessions to take place between the Fall and Spring conferences. Sessions will be facilitated via Zoom. Price: $1,500
  • Parent Education and Professional Development Workshops: Choose from a variety of workshops facilitated by Challenge Success for educators, parents, or students. Explore topics and pricing options.
  • School Surveys: Implementation of the Challenge Success-Stanford Surveys of School Experiences for students, parents, and/or faculty and staff. Explore pricing options. (link)

Challenge Success offers limited financial assistance for any of our programs or services based on need. Click here to apply.