Press Contact: Stephen Skinner
Boston, MA, June 20, 2012 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced that it has acquired Focus On Results (FOR), a provider of K-12 instruction and learning consulting services based in Boston, Massachusetts and Huntington Beach, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. FOR will join the PCG Education division of PCG.
“With Focus on Results, we’ve once again found a great opportunity to expand our education consulting capabilities,” said Grant Blair, Director, PCG Education. “FOR has particular expertise in school turnaround consulting and will also allow us to enhance school leadership development opportunities for our many client schools and districts.”
Founded in 2000, FOR is comprised of education professionals with years of school and district experience and impressive track records of success in diverse urban settings. FOR consultants use a customized approach that identifies each district’s needs as well as methods and practices that work best for each school and district environment.
“We are excited to be joining the PCG family and look forward to introducing the firm’s education clients to our practical and common sense techniques for helping adults build better schools and stronger school districts that work to improve the lives of all students,” said Jan Leight, President of Focus On Results.
About Focus On Results
For more than 12 years, Focus On Results has been a leader in working with schools and districts across the U.S and Canada to make measurable, lasting improvements in student performance, school leadership and decision-making. All schools face their own unique set of challenges. Instead of offering "one size fits all" solutions, Focus On Results partners with each of our clients to design a plan for improvement that fits each school or district, one by one.
Currently, Focus on Results supports nearly 300 schools in over 20 districts nationwide serving 150,000 students as they work to improve results.
About Public Consulting Group
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a management consulting firm that primarily serves public sector education, health and human services, and other state and municipal government clients. Established in 1986 with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG operates from 40 offices around the U.S., in Montreal, London, and in Lodz, Poland. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in the European Union. To learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com.
PCG Education offers consulting and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state departments of education across the U.S. and in Canada and Europe to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. It has current projects in 37 states, five Canadian provinces, and in Poland and serves 13 of the 25 largest U.S. school districts. PCG Education has recovered more than $2.5 billion in federal Medicaid funds for school district clients and its special education management systems, EasyIEP™, GoalView™, and IEP Online™, serve more than 1.2 million special education students across the U.S. More information is available at www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education.