Your partner for
school improvement

Learning Forward Consulting

Transforming professional learning, increasing educator capacity, and improving student achievement.

  • Better teaching.

  • Stronger leadership.

  • Improved systems.

Our Consulting Services

We’ll design a plan that meets your unique needs and improves teaching and learning in your system.

Standards Assessment Inventory

Measure and benchmark professional learning in your schools.

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Instructional Coaches Academy

Empower your coaches and the leaders who support them.

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Professional Learning Communities

Focus your team-based learning on a cycle of continuous improvement.

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Principal Leadership

Develop learning leaders for learning schools.

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School Improvement

Create a culture of collective responsibility in your schools.

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System Improvement

Build the capacity of central office leaders to transform your district into a true learning system.

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Professional Learning Planning

Establish and implement a systemwide vision for learning.

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Support for States

From ESSA implementation to assessing the impact of PD, we support SEA’s in setting a vision for learning.

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Customized Services

Ask about additional learning opportunities we offer, including speaking engagements and conference session facilitation.

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Take the first step

Take the first step in igniting school improvement. Take the Standards Assessment Inventory today.

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Our Team

Our consultants will partner with you to design, implement, and evaluate professional learning that meets your needs.

Tom Manning

Dallas, Texas

Tom Manning is the Associate Director of Consulting and Networks at Learning Forward, where he leads the strategy, management, and…

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Sharron Helmke

Dickinson, Texas

Sharron Helmke is the coordinator of instructional coaching at Clear Creek ISD in the Houston area, and is a senior…

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Kay Cornell

West Bloomfield, Michigan

Kay Cornell is a senior consultant with Learning Forward. Kay was a high school English and French teacher, crisis counselor,…

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Donna Micheaux

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dr. Donna Micheaux is president of Micheaux Educational Consulting and a Senior Consultant for Learning Forward. She has served students…

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