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Our communications and consulting services are comprehensive. We support you by providing the insights, connections, and tools that build your capacity and increase your impact.

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National AfterSchool Association
Manage process and develop content for signature professional learning event, including managing calls for proposals, scripting, and producing plenaries – resulting in more than 100 quality sessions.
National AfterSchool Association
National Endowment of the Arts
Collaborative provided strategic oversight and implemented a sophisticated communications and events plan to celebrate the anniversary and launch a nationwide, cross-sector dialogue on the role of arts.
National Endowment of the Arts
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Serve as a convenor of the statewide afterschool networks, providing a platform for the networks to build collective knowledge, engage new partners, and highlight their broad expertise.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Verizon Innovation Learning and its networks
Provide a comprehensive suite of services, including event planning, design, technical direction, and serve as point person for internal and external communications.
Verizon Innovation Learning and its networks
Every Hour Counts
Produce virtual summits for city-level leader collaboration, including developing agenda, managing app and registration, and overseeing technical production.
Every Hour Counts
Helios Education Foundation
Assists foundation with overall communications efforts, including determining team structure, advising on social media, supporting development, and release of policy briefs.
Helios Education Foundation
National College Attainment Network
Conducted an extensive strategic planning process including staff, board, and members to set future direction for NCAN.
National College Attainment Network
National Academy of Sciences
Develop messages and design to communicate key findings from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report calling for a system of indicators that monitor undergraduate STEM education and track progress towards improvement over time.
National Academy of Sciences
American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
Developed media and communications strategies that highlighted thought leadership and reporting efforts.
American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
Howard County Local Children’s Board
Facilitated an extensive engagement and research process, produced a full-length report, and developed outreach materials in support of the Howard County Local Children’s Board equity analysis.
Howard County Local Children’s Board
Institute for Educational Leadership
Create strategic communications plans and messaging deliverables, including website design, ongoing media outreach, and asset development.
Institute for Educational Leadership
New College Institute
Developed new brand, marketing plan, and materials to increase awareness and recruit additional students and programs for future success.
New College Institute
University of Virginia School of Education
Positioned faculty as spokespeople of education research in national media outlets.
University of Virginia School of Education
KnowledgeWorks
Serve as a communication partner, amplifying news and updates to broad audiences about the REMIQS Project.
KnowledgeWorks
Parents as Teachers
Increase media presence and awareness among key partners and supporters.
Parents as Teachers
NoVo Foundation
Provided technical assistance to the initial cohort of districts taking part in the NoVo Foundation’s Collaborating District Initiative (CDI) to help them strengthen their messaging around SEL, better understand which audiences to target in their communications, and how make the case for SEL with key stakeholders.
NoVo Foundation
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Designed the marketing strategy, key messages, and outreach communications to boost participation in the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education – bringing together a national community of experts and practitioners.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Foundation for Excellence in Education
Created brands and assets to support several states’ efforts to effectively communicate their early grade reading policies and key actions for parents.
Foundation for Excellence in Education
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Supported the redesign and enhancement of ASTC’s flagship website, inlcuding the creation of the Community Science Hub.
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities
Positioning NWCCU as a leader in the higher education accreditation field and increasing visibility into the accreditation process.
Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities
National Society of Black Engineers
Developed an in-depth communications strategy to cultivate interest for more Black students to pursue STEM fields.
National Society of Black Engineers
Museum of Science and Industry
Provide strategic guidance and implementation support to communicate MSI’s programs and offerings to a wide range of audiences.
Museum of Science and Industry
Smarter Balanced
Provides strategic consulting, events and engagement support, campaign implementation, and design services to help Smarter Balanced tell its story in new ways to broader audiences.
Smarter Balanced
US Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau
Created a brand identity and assets to celebrate 100 years of women at work across the country.
US Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau
WINGS for Kids, Inc.
Supported overall communication efforts, including traditional and social media, thought leadership, and materials development to advance the organization’s mission.
WINGS for Kids, Inc.
WestEd
Created materials and facilitated community engagement process to support the create a new education data system in California.
WestEd
Southern Regional Education Board
Branded and produced an accessible tool for engaging policymakers and advocates in key data about trends and evidence-based practices in education.
Southern Regional Education Board
Education Reimagined
Drafted commentary and key messages to support efforts to reframe and redesign education systems across the country.
Education Reimagined
Education Commission of the States
Developed communications materials to support states to create systems to make valuable arts education data publicly accessible.
Education Commission of the States
Council of Chief State School Officers
Designed a framework and supporting resources to guide states as they support districts in developing student-centered learning systems.
Council of Chief State School Officers
Montgomery County Adult English Literacy
Led the re-branding strategy including creating the logo, messages, and materials to broadly communicate the role of MCAEL.
Montgomery County Adult English Literacy
Arizona Science Center
Support for overall communications including traditional and social media outreach to promote the Science Center’s programs, offerings, and exhibitions.
Arizona Science Center
University of Virginia Engineering
Positioning UVA Engineering faculty as thought leaders and subject matter experts in national media outlets.
University of Virginia Engineering
America’s Service Commissions
Provided communications support and training, marketing coaching, and technical assistance related to inclusive communications, marketing planning, and public relations that were tailored to the needs of the participating state service commissions.
America’s Service Commissions
CORE Districts
Led a multifaceted engagement process to inform user experience designs for a new data tool featuring information about student academic growth.
CORE Districts
Northern Illinois University // Illinois Postsecondary Profiles
Provide user experience, interface strategy, and design support for the Illinois Postsecondary Profiles website.
Northern Illinois University // Illinois Postsecondary Profiles
Northern Illinois University // Illinois Report Card
Provide user experience, interface strategy, and design support for the Illinois Report Card website.
Northern Illinois University // Illinois Report Card
California Department of Education
Led an engagement process to inform a full redesign of the user experience for the California School Dashboard.
California Department of Education
Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy
Updated brand and created a new website to help users better engage with key information and resources.
Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy
DC Department of Employment Services // DC Paid Family Leave
Created brand identity and launched initial rollout, including a new website and engagement with constituents in DC’s eight wards.
DC Department of Employment Services // DC Paid Family Leave
Cubit
Developed media and communications strategy to connect Cubit to districts and educators to STEM coding products.
Cubit
The Writing Revolution
Reimagined the organizational brand and provided new ways for partners to understand and engage with the organization through a redesigned website.
The Writing Revolution
USAID Uganda
Developed and implemented public education campaign to raise awareness of USAID’s investments in Uganda.
USAID Uganda
Institute for Learning Innovation
Provide strategic communications support including reimagining organizational identity and key messaging for their new website.
Institute for Learning Innovation
Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity
Served organization in numerous ways from launching organization, creating website and suite of communications materials, and securing media coverage.
Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity
George W. Bush Institute
Designed the brand and user experience for a first-ever tool serving comparable city-level education data for policymakers and advocates.
George W. Bush Institute

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