We recognize that every district and school has its own unique DNA, therefore, we begin each engagement with a proprietary needs assessment to craft custom solutions based on a district's specific needs. Guided by the 5 Principals for Sustainable School Improvement, a research-based theory of action, we partner with districts to build a plan with the goal of creating change that is scalable and sustainable.
Start with a Plan, Grounded in Data, and Monitor Relentlessly
Build a Rock-Solid Foundation in Literacy & Math
Align All Systems Around Teacher and Leader Effectiveness
Implement a College– and Career–Ready Curriculum
Engage Students, Families, Staff, and the Community in a Culture of Success
Educators nationwide agree on the urgent need to raise the bar on student achievement to prepare them for successful futures. Every state is increasing the rigor of standards and the expectations of assessments.
This requres transforming what is taught as well as how it is taught by:
To meet this challenge, teachers and leaders need deep awareness of the shifts, targeted professional learning, and personalized ongoing support. Thats where we come in.
We believe that a blended model is the most effective approach to professional learning.
This combines the impact of shoulder-to-shoulder interaction with experts - like job-embedded coaching and lesson modeling - with the flexible support of powerful online tools and resources.