The goal of the Amistad project was to provide program development, specific training for new staff, and the achievement culture at the school.Throughout the course of the consultation, we looked for areas to leverage and adapt the Calgary Academy program for Amistad students’ unique learning context.
We were engaged to help improve student literacy and numeracy performance in state exams. At the same time, Sallie B. Howard was struggling with nearly 100% staff turnover every four years, effectively freezing any attempts at instructional progress and limiting teacher culture.
The goal of the BFL project was to improve learning outcomes for students in Brooklyn’s working-class District 19. Our undertaking included far-reaching professional development projects for two schools: one elementary and one junior high.