Our Services: Transition to New Standards

Whether you live in a state that is implementing the Common Core State Standards or you are following your own state’s new standards, the goal is the same: you want to realign curricula, increase rigor, and help students apply what they learn in literacy and math.

When teachers and leaders get the professional support they need, you’re on your way to transforming your system. You can rely on our three-step approach for help. We have a proven track record of helping schools and districts to identify needs and build a plan, transform curriculum and instruction, and sustain instructional best practices.

Transition to New Standards

Identify Needs and Build a Plan

When addressing the unprecedented demands of higher standards, tougher assessments, and higher expectations, it is critical to begin with the end in mind.

We help you assess the areas that need focus through a data-driven process, obtain buy-in from key stakeholders, and unpack the instructional shifts to provide your school community with a deep understanding of the higher standards.

Transition to New Standards

Transform Curriculum and Instruction

School districts need a systemic process and framework for aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessments. Our experts coach grade-level and subject-area teams through a comprehensive approach to realigning curriculum and assessments.

We help leaders:

  • Build Knowledge of Instructional Shifts
  • Design Next Generation Curriculum
  • Design Next Generation Assessments
  • Plan Instruction to Engage ALL Learners

Transition to New Standards

Sustain Instructional Best Practices

Using research-based strategies, we help you put theory into practice to transform classroom instruction across the disciplines with explicit lesson modeling, side-by-side coaching, and ongoing in-person and online support.