“Fee for Service” series

We are currently offering the following services on a Fee for Service basis. Please let us know your needs via the “Contact” tab above. All services available in English and Spanish and usually require 1/2- to 3- day workshops or short embedded professional learning.

* Advanced development of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
* Data Driven Decision Making for School Improvement – embedded Professional Development
* Assistance in forming data teams for Response to Intervention (RTI) in the general ed classroom
* Using a multi-tiered and systemic approach to Behavior and Academics
* Advanced workshops on Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and School Wide Information Systems (SWIS) for certified and classified personnel including the ABCs of Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)
* Facilitation of Leadership Teams for School Improvement Plans (SIP)
* Professional learning in the use of formative (and curriculum-based) assessments FOR learning
* Advanced understanding of how to use statewide summative assessments to inform instruction, curriculum planning, and learning
* Understanding by Design (UbD) and curriculum mapping and unwrapping Common Core Standards
* Infusion of 21st century skills and other “soft” skills into all curricular areas
* New models for K-8 Social Science based on the concept of One World – One People.
* STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professional development, K-8, an introduction to transdisciplinary curriculum planning (adapted for teacher leaders, department heads, Curriculum Directors and/or Associate Superintendents for Instruction)
* Designing trans-disciplinary pedagogy for K-6 based on inquiry
* Writing proposals in response to RFPs (experience with USA national, regional and state grants) (see separate entry under Services)
* Assistance with transitions to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics and English Language Arts
* Assistance with transitions to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
* Professional Development on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) instruments
* Understanding how to measure student growth in learning