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What We Do

Learning Point Associates applies research and evaluation, direct professional services, and policy knowledge to create change at every level of the education system—classroom, school, district, state and national.

We are known nationally for our leadership in these areas:

Afterschool Services—We evaluate afterschool programs and serve as a repository of both proven and promising practice. Our staff works directly with program administrators and their funders to coach teachers, strengthen programming, monitor success, and recommend state and national policies.

Literacy—We work at the school and district level to develop literacy curriculum and coaching strategies for teachers and staff on improving literacy. At the state level, our initiatives help education agencies develop policies designed to boost literacy among middle school and high school students.

District and School Improvement—Our work allows leaders at the highest levels, in states, districts, and schools, to make better choices regarding curriculum, instruction, staffing and student services. Our clients know their schools, their situation and their people.  They know which reform efforts have failed to gain traction and which strategies have led to successes. We understand how to take their knowledge, combine it with tested tools, extensive experience and content expertise and together clear the path for change.  Our respectful partnership with the district team yields the commitment that positions the district for success.

Educator Effectiveness—We develop practical tools and contribute to policy and research in educator quality and leadership. Our research is providing answers to what it takes to attract and retain highly effective teachers, especially in the schools that are hardest to staff. Our work—ranging from advising on the development of teacher preparation and mentoring programs to evaluating professional development and compensation strategies—is designed to ensure that every student has access to the very best educators.

We are committed to getting results for our clients and have established a long track record of success. Learn more about our impact.

What Makes Us Different
At Learning Point Associates, we don't prescribe a single "fix" or sell a product. We listen to each client's unique needs and then apply the best research, state-of-the art tools and direct experiences to guide teachers, administrators and leaders in making choices that make education better.

We are successful because we focus on what we know best. Our staff is comprised of experienced classroom teachers, award-winning principals, a chief state school officer, and highly credentialed researchers, evaluators, and policy makers.

At Learning Point Associates, we are committed to achieving high levels of client satisfaction from our initial contact through our delivery of services. We ensure that our services:

  • Meet the highest standards of accuracy and technical quality
  • Are clearly designed and developed
  • Are appropriate for the intended audiences
  • Are expertly and consistently delivered.

Our work is always objective, nonpartisan, and evidence-based.

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