Professional Development and Coaching

Professional development and coaching are almost always a component of our school transformation services. We can also provide PD and coaching as stand-alone services to our clients.

We believe that, just like students, teachers and administrators should be learning continuously. Therefore, we develop and deliver customized professional learning to individual schools, school leadership teams, school district central offices, and higher education officials designed to build knowledge, capacity, and skill. We conduct professional development as part of our core school transformation services but also offer it ala carte to schools, districts, and states around the country.

Our broad focus is professional development that helps both teachers and administrators use data to improve student learning, but readily design and customize professional development to meet unique and specific needs. Professional learning modules, sessions, and activities we provide for our clients include:

  • Principal and superintendent leadership development
  • The use of data-driven inquiry cycles to improve teaching and learning
  • Instructionally relevant assessment
  • Evidence-based (high yield) instructional practices
  • Professional learning communities
  • Curriculum mapping
  • District-school partnerships and collaboration
  • Response to Intervention( RtI)
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
  • Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
  • Educator evaluation
  • Standards based grading
  • School board governance
  • Legal issues in education
  • School transformation and turnaround
  • College and career-readiness
  • K-16 (P-20) partnerships
  • Conflict prevention and resolution
  • Coaching (teacher, principal, central office, and school board)
  • Implementation strategy

We leverage best practices in adult learning to ensure that the topics we address are not only taught, but also learned and implemented in daily practice.

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