We HELP the people who work in education find the LEARNING POINT FASTER, more often and for more students.
Where am I?
Every day, education leaders—teachers, principals, administrators, legislators, and academics—are forging new policy directions, funding initiatives, and making fundamental changes in the classroom. They turn to Learning Point Associates for expertise in these areas:
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.
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. We understand how to take their knowledge; combine it with tested tools, extensive experience and content expertise; and together clear the path for change.
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 workranging from advising on the development of teacher preparation and mentoring programs to evaluating professional development and compensation strategiesis designed to ensure that every student has access to the very best educators.