Partnering to Lead Change in Education

Jeff Archer, an EDGE Strategic Partner!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in The EDGEucator |

Jeff Archer, President & Founder, Knowledge Design Partners LLC (www.knowledgedesign.org). Jeff leads KDP, which provides communications and knowledge management services to education organizations and innovators working to improve teaching and student learning. KPD partners with clients to share powerful and often complex ideas in clear and compelling ways, using graphics, narratives, data, and video. Through KDP, Jeff served as a lead...

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Marty Orland, an EDGE Strategic Partner!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in The EDGEucator |

Dr. Martin Orland (PhD) is an independent consultant whose varied educational leadership roles have consistently focused on filling the nexus between evidence-based knowledge and improved policy and practice.  He most recently spent nine years as Senior Program Director for Evaluation and Policy Research at WestEd as well as founding director of its Washington DC office.  During his WestEd tenure Orland led a nationwide staff conducting...

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Great Piece from the Classroom by Eva Boster Kohlmoos

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in The EDGEucator |

Teachers as healthy models of behavior by Eva Kohlmoos on January 17, 2016 in Blog, Nashville • 0 Comments I have a vision: A classroom of 25 nine-year-olds is abuzz with students discussing the story they are reading. One student asks, “Why did Charlotte decide to use all her energy to help Wilbur?” Two students excitedly start to answer at the same time. They pause and one student says, “You can go first.” The other student...

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Janice Jackson joins EDGE as a Strategic Partner

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in The EDGEucator |

Janice Jackson is an independent education consultant with a focus on leadership and organizational improvement in public schools and districts, equity strategies, teaching and learning, teachers’ and principals’ professional identity, and reflective judgment of principals and teachers. Prior to her current role she was a Senior Associate with the National Equity Project. She was the Executive Director of the Stanford Center for Opportunity...

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Jane Best, A Strategic Partner at EDGE Consulting Partners

Posted by on Jul 19, 2015 in The EDGEucator |

      Jane Best is a strategic partner at EDGE Consulting Partners. Previously she was the Chief Strategy Officer at McREL International, a private 501 (c) (3) education research and development corporation, where she led the government relations, institutional development, grant writing and strategic planning. She has also served as a senior policy associate for the Regional Education Laboratory (REL) Midwest, a federal contract to support...

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