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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 […]

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Meet our amazing team — dedicated to student success.

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Three Tips for Discussing Data with Students

DATA. DATA. DATA. Seems like all we talk about at staff meetings is data. Formative data. Summative data. Standardized data. Behavioral data. The data revolution has hit schools hard and teachers are feeling inundated with numbers. My question?  What do students know of their data? Do they have opportunities to talk with their teachers about […]

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Nothing Beats a Great Teacher

Perhaps it would be easier to produce a fabulous curriculum, an extraordinary strategy or an outstanding program than it is to reproduce master teachers. However none of these “things” can begin to replace effective teaching.  If you want results for students, place your bet on a teacher. Marzano’s research confirms what thousands of educators will […]