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Making the most of SXSW EDU: 5 Tips from a conference veteran

For education professionals seeking to stay current with the most important innovations in teaching and learning, no event rivals the annual SXSW EDU conference in Austin, Texas, coming up on March 4 through 7. As you’d expect from its name, SXSW EDU is jam-packed with a Texas-sized selection of learning, professional development, and networking opportunities for teachers, principals, school administrators, researchers, consultants, and innovators.

12. February 2019
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    PCG at SXSW EDU: The transformational power of “presuming competence” in every student we teach

    A friend of mine has what would be considered a significant disability: Mindy uses a wheelchair, has limited mobility, and communicates primarily by utilizing device she controls with the movement of her eyes to create text and speech output. She requires assistance from others to eat, get dressed, and complete other activities of daily living.

    • 1. March 2019
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    Public Consulting Group continues 3rd year of collaboration with Illinois State Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools

    CHICAGO, February 27, 2019— For the third consecutive year, Public Consulting Group (PCG) recently hosted eight Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school students as part of CPS’s Department of Career and Technical Education Job Shadow Day. 

    • 27. February 2019
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    PCG supports career readiness through Chicago Public Schools Job Shadow Day

    For Ryan Witt, Senior Operations Analyst at PCG, it was a positive change of pace to welcome eight local high school students to PCG’s Chicago office for a recent Job Shadow Day. For the third consecutive year, PCG had juniors and seniors from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) focusing on careers in entrepreneurship and business administration spend a half day learning from PCG professionals about the work they do supporting clients to improve operations and implement solutions.

    • 27. February 2019
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    The Special Education Results-Driven Transformation Model

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) today released its new white paper, Getting to Effectiveness: The Special Education Transformation Approach, during the third New Jersey Special Education Annual Summit focused on teaching, learning, and leading in an inclusive world.

    • 12. February 2019