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Leadership and Professional Development

Even with significant investment, traditional professional development strategies don't always yield impactful results. Our research and insights can help schools strengthen their talent management infrastructure and build a culture of teaching excellence.

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Independent School Executive Forum

Equipping school leaders with the research, strategies, and tools to address their most pressing challenges including financial sustainability, student wellness, fundraising and alumni engagement, professional development and more.
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“Despite my busy schedule, I will always block off time to talk with EAB, because I know it will be thoughtful, interesting, and I’ll learn a lot too.” – Independent School Executive Forum partner

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Research & Insights

Summary This research explores how to operate mentorship programs for new teachers. The report focuses on how to structure the mentorship program, how to select and train mentors, and how to manage mentors. The report also discusses the benefits of mentorship for new teachers, and highlights considerations for making these programs as effective as possible. […]

Supporting Teachers Through Demographic Changes

Discover strategies for supporting teachers during periods of demographic change in your district.
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Summary This report explores how to use instructional coach support to improve teacher and student outcomes. It profiles school-wide as well as individualized support practices that coaches can implement to enhance teacher instruction.This report also discusses tactics to hire, evaluate, fund, and train coaches and maximize their impact. Key observations from our research Use instructional […]

Use the FOCUS feedback method to provide faculty with observations that are quick, clear, and actionable to improve their professional practice.