Our Education team offers consulting services and technology solutions to help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

What We Do

Teaching and Learning Solutions

Let our team of consultants help you take your school performance, special programs, and instruction to the next level.

Data Systems and IT Solutions

Tap the full potential of data-driven instruction and personalized learning with our technology services and solutions, including EDPlan™, the leading suite of web-based special education solutions.

Financial Solutions

Optimize your special education case management and recover the reimbursements to which you are entitled, to provide the best for every student.

News & Perspectives

EPIC Summer Camp brings fun—and learning—to Dallas ISD students

45 days ago

Elementary and middle-school students from nine Dallas Independent School District (ISD) schools participated in PCG’s EPIC Summer Camp from July 16-26. EPIC is a science, technology, and mathematics learning program that aims to prevent the “summer slide,” or loss of learning that can otherwise undo months of educational progress after school ends in June. 

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PCG and the Georgia Department of Education Win Learning Impact Platinum Award for Their Work on the 50-State CASE Registry Service.

112 days ago

At this year’s Learning Impact Leadership Institute IMS Global, recognized Public Consulting Group (PCG) and the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) with a Learning Impact Platinum Award

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Read to be Ready, The Importance of Summer Camps

113 days ago

Starting next month month,  more than 7,700 Tennessee students will participate in the extraordinarily successful Read to be Ready summer camps the Tennessee Department of Education (DOE) offers...

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Insights from PCG’s Josh Ellis: Solving the Teacher Shortage

234 days ago

What is EdForce and how does it address the current shortage of K-12 teachers? From California to Virginia, states are experiencing a severe shortage of K-12 teachers. According to the Learning Policy Institute’s most recent data (2009-14), enrollment in teacher education programs have dropped from 691,000 to 451,000, a 35% reduction.

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PCG at SXSW EDU 2018: 5 sessions on how all students can succeed

245 days ago

Whether it’s “no child left behind” or “every student succeeds,” our country has long embraced—and legislated—the principle that in U.S. schools, all students deserve to succeed. Here at PCG, we have always believed “all means all.” All students in special education. All English language learners. All students with disabilities.

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Support for the New CASE Specification Announced

431 days ago

Boston, MA, June 17 - Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), in collaboration with HMH, D2L, ACT, SchoolCity, Capella University, Trinity Education Group (TEG), SAFARI Montage, Instructure, Elumen, Learning Objects, IBM, Pearson, the Georgia Department of Education, Houston Independent School District, the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, and the Texas Education Agency...

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PCG kicks off powerful, innovative My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) series this week

494 days ago

Mr. Singleton founded Pacific Educational Group (PEG) in 1992, committed to achieving racial equity in education. Glenn and his group engage in sustained partnerships with educational organizations to transform beliefs, behaviors, and results so people of all races can achieve at their highest levels and live their most empowered and powerful lives. COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION™ is their award-winning...

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Public Consulting Group Expands Digital Learning Solutions Offerings

589 days ago

BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced the expansion of its Digital Learning Solutions offerings through the application of content and resources developed by Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS).  KDS was a leading provider of a large catalog of more than 80 online professional development courses for educators.  Each course is based on the characteristics of effective professional learning: that it be intensive, sustained, and continuous with significant time devoted to a single topic, have a specific content focus, involve active collegial learning, and include online coaching, modeling, observation, and feedback.

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Meet Our Team

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Ladd Van Devender

Manager / Education

Mr. Van Devender oversees more than 150 North Carolina education projects and Student Success Planning solutions throughout NC. These services include the implementation and ongoing...

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Tim Gillespie

Associate Manager / Education

Mr. Gillespie has more than 12 years of experience working with public sector clients and school districts throughout the country. As an Associate Manager with PCG, Mr. Gillespie supervises...

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Alvin H. Crawford Jr.

General Manager / Education

Alvin Crawford is General Manager for PCG’s education division. PCG serves thousands of clients in the United States and a growing client base internationally. Mr. Crawford’s focus is on creating solutions to improve outcomes for children through more systemic and effective approaches to teaching and learning, as well as promoting PCG's current service portfolio to a wider set of customers.  Mr. Crawford has over 20 years of experience in education and media.

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Grant Blair

Practice Area Director / Education

Grant Blair directs PCG's Education consulting services for the firm. In the last ten years, he has worked with hundreds of school districts across the nation on information technology, data, operations...

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Peter Marshall

Manager / Education

Mr. Marshall has more than 20 years of experience at PCG. Based in Boston, he currently manages multiple school-based consulting, operational and Medicaid projects across...

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Rick Purcell

Associate Manager / Education

Rick Purcell came to PCG after the acquisition of eWorker Technologies in November, 2001. In his 32 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, he has developed...

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Jim Popp

Manager / Education

Since 1994, Mr. Popp has dedicated his career to helping K-12 students and school leadership “believe and achieve.” Before joining PCG, Mr. Popp was Founder and President of University...

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Greg Nadeau

Manager / Education

Mr. Nadeau leads the team at PCG that developed the National Education Data Model/CCSSO State Core Model and the USED CEDS Data Model. He has served as an expert consultant to more...

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Kristin Hunter

Associate Manager / Education

Ms. Hunter has more than 14 years of experience in Medicaid revenue maximization projects and the implementation of EdPlan™ in various districts across the country. Currently, she manages the...

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