Professional Development

Leverage our targeted, high impact learning and development programs to help you build the capacity you need

Professional Development

Professional learning for school and district leaders

We partner with you to provide unique, targeted professional development programs that deepen your school and district leaders' knowledge and skill level for effectively addressing key challenges.

Our programs serve as a catalyst for thoughtful discussion, development and meaningful change within your team and district.

Sample programs include:
  • Better Elementary and Secondary Scheduling
  • Strengthening Special Education Supports and Services
  • Best Practices for Successfully Implementing RTI
  • Best Practices for Closing the Achievement Gap Despite Tight Budgets
  • Introduction to Measuring Academic Return on Investment (A-ROI)
  • Expanding and Improving Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Supports
  • Building Budgets Strategically
  • Managing Innovation
Professional Development
Sam Ribnick Professional Development

Programs tailored to your district needs

We draw from our research and experience partnering with hundreds of districts around the country to deliver unique professional development tailored to meet the needs of your district and build your team’s capacity.

Programs incorporate best practices research, facilitated case studies, and collaborative team exercises to build knowledge and skills needed to tackle district challenges.

We offer professional development as a stand-alone event or multiple sessions, and can also provide coaching as a follow-up to support district leaders with implementation of lessons learned.

In this business, you have to be a lifelong learner. You can look at me and tell I've been in business for over 20 years. Things change and you have to change and you have to learn. I think it's probably some of the best staff development or professional development that I'm involved with.

J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools

J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools
Howard Thiery, Superintendent, Regional School District 17
District Management Group is one of my major learning networks and it's my personal and professional artery for learning, for collegial contact, for becoming aware of what's going on around the country, for provoking my own thinking.

Howard Thiery, Superintendent, Regional School District 17