Advancing Educators


If you are a school, district or organization requiring a customized learning program, Elizabeth will partner with you to design a program that works within your scheduling constraints and meets your desired outcomes. Customized programs have the advantage of building upon and reinforcing other important initiatives that are currently in place at your school. Programs that Elizabeth has customized for previous clients have included:
  • Coaching Skills:  A year-long set of workshops for a cohort of former teachers in a district stepping into the new role of coach.
  • Data Use: A two-day training for staff of a school in using data from student work to inform decision-making about subsequent lessons.
  • Instructional Leadership: Bi-monthly consultations for an administrative team consisting of school principal, numeracy coach and literacy coach to develop processes for recognising, promoting and supporting high-quality instruction.
  • Curriculum Design:  Facilitation of curriculum design review sessions with each department of a school once per term following summer training in Understanding By Design
  • Peer Observation Skills: Workshop in "Exploiting Our In-House Expertise:  Peer observation and Lesson Study"  training coaches and department heads to lead their departments in peer observation and lesson study.
  • Literacy: Training in "Literacy Across the Curriculum" for the staff of a charter school.
  • New Teachers:  3-year renewable contract training aspiring teachers in classroom management and lesson planning as part of their teaching licensure program.
  • Curriculum Revision: Curriculum design workshops to guide the staff of a community after-school program in rewriting the objectives for their life skills, math and literacy curriculum.
  • Global Citizenship:  Workshop in "Global Citizenship" for the entire faculty of a school.
  • Student-Centered Lessons:  Training in “Increasing Student Participation & Voice” for secondary teachers of two schools still relying too heavily on traditional teaching methods .
  • Differentiated Instruction: Training for high school faculty on "Strategies for Differentiating Content and Learning Processes".
  • Professional Learning Communities:  Full day training for principals and coaches of a district in "Setting up Staff Study Groups At Your School”.
  • Assessment: Training in “Purposes & Types of Assessment”for elementary and middle school faculty.

Contact Elizabeth with details or questions about a customized program that you would like for your school or organization.
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