Changing children’s lives by improving school readiness

We work collaboratively with our partners to make sure all children, especially those in under resourced communities, experience an early childhood education that translates to success in school and in life. Our comprehensive approach integrates our commitment to social justice and our expertise across practice, strategy, and evaluation to build equitable systems for young children, birth through third grade.

Practice

Promote best practice by building instructional leadership and educator capacity

Partner with us to design and implement processes, resources, and tools for continuous quality improvement

  • Coaching Model Design & Implementation
  • Instructional Leadership Development
  • Data-driven Professional Learning

Strategy

Build effective early learning systems with our strategic support

Together we can work to examine, strengthen, and communicate the impact of early childhood services, infrastructure, and investments

  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Assistance & Advising
  • Communications Development

Evaluation

Develop and execute rigorous implementation and outcome evaluation

Collaborate with us to develop effective research questions, assess program effectiveness, and use a cycle of feedback to continuously improve program implementation and outcomes

  • Data Collection Systems
  • Research Design
  • Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

Case Studies

We are committed to providing a responsive and customized approach
to ensure every solution fits our partners’ unique context and needs.

DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

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Mile High Early Learning

Mile High Early Learning

Data-driven Professional Learning

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Target Corporate Social Responsibility

Virginia Department of Education

National Association of Elementary School Principals

Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

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DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools

Coaching Model Design & Implementation

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National League of Cities

National League of Cities

Technical Assistance & Advising

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Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation

Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation

Technical Assistance & Advising

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Current + Past Partners

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      NAEYC’s Week of Young Child – Music Monday!

      Today kicks off the celebration for the annual Week of the Young Child™, established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children in 1971. Each year, various themed activities with the purpose of focusing public attention on the needs of young children and their families, as well as recognizing the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs, […]

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      Courageous Conversations: How Moms and Families Can Have an Impact on Social Emotional Development through an Anti-Bias Approach

      Moms don’t need much convincing: we know that the early childhood years are critically important in setting the stage for all that life has to bring, and the ways that children learn how to respond and react. Young children’s social and emotional development – that is, how they learn to relate to others around them, […]

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Increase school readiness.
Improve outcomes for all children.
Create a better world.

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