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Changing the Conversation

Through professional development and coaching, we are changing the conversation in schools and transforming instruction to drive sustainable increases in student achievement.

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  • Teachers Transforming Students’ Lives

    Sustainable, deep school improvement and change must take place from the inside out. The topics of conversations teachers and school leaders have and the way in which they converse in school deeply impacts student success. Adults, in every school, control all the variables necessary to ensure success for all students.

  • Student-Centered Leadership

    All decisions, big or small, must be made placing the needs of students first. There is not a curriculum, a program, or a strategy that can substitute for effective teaching.

  • School-Specific Program Design

    “When they start by listening, it literally opens the door and you want to share.” — Emilio Rodriquez, English teacher Transforming education cannot be achieved with a one-size-fits-all approach. We work with schools and teachers to create a customized program that fits their unique challenges and opportunities and goals — instead of entering the school […]

Our Team

Meet our amazing team — dedicated to student success.

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Ed Links for 1/30/2015

STEP’n Up UPDATE: Due to popular demand, we are offering another session of our STEP’n Up workshop to help you prepare your students for M-STEP success. Join us on Wednesday, February 18 in Flint. Register online here, but hurry – seats are going fast! Here is this week’s edition of Ed Links, a collection of […]

Ed Links for 1/23/2015

Wow! We are thrilled about the response we’ve received for our STEP’n Up Workshop on February 5. If you’re wondering how to best prepare your students for success on the M-STEP, and you haven’t snagged your seat to the workshop yet, register here ASAP. Space is going quickly. Here is this week’s edition of Ed […]

Ed Links for 1/16/2015

Happy Friday! So, I’ve been thinking a lot about processes this week. There’s something about the start of a new year that inevitably forces me to reevaluate my workflow and processes to determine what’s working for me and what’s not. As educators, I know you juggle thousands of to-do items every week and I’d like […]