Developing strong, collaborative relationships with partners across the public and private sectors—from industry associations and nonprofit organizations, to technology providers, thought leaders, and others—enables us to better impact positive, sustainable change for our clients and the communities they serve.
Accelerated Literacy Learning (A.L.L.)
Accelerated Literacy Learning (A.L.L.) provides a program of balanced literacy reading and writing curriculum to improve instructional practice and instructional leadership in school districts across the country. A.L.L. partners with school districts to implement a customized curriculum using a content based coaching model.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
PCG is a Standard-level Consulting Partner within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amazon Partner Network (APN). As an APN Consulting Partner, we have access to a range of resources and training to help our customers deploy, run, and manage applications in the AWS Cloud.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support. CHADD is in the forefront in creating and implementing programs and services in response to the needs of adults and families affected by ADHD through collaborative partnerships and advocacy, including training for parents and K-12 teachers, being an informative clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based ADHD information, and providing information specialists to support the ADHD community.
Clark University is a teaching and research institution founded in 1887. Clark is the oldest graduate institution in the United States. Clark is one of only three New England universities, with Harvard and Yale, to be a founding member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. In partnership with Clark University, PCG offers an on-site MBA Program.
Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider with a mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere, enhance teaching and learning on campus and online, and advance teaching and learning through research.
EngageNY Curriculum Partners
New York State Education Department has identified PCG as an EngageNY Curriculum Partner. In this role, PCG provides professional development services for its EngageNY ELA 6-12 curriculum, working with districts, schools and teachers around the country as they implement the EngageNY curriculum.
Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH (ifib)
The Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH (ifib) is a not-for-profit research and consulting organization at the University of Bremen. ifib's main fields of work are: e-government and educational technologies; these two branches are working closely together in joint projects.
Since 2003, ifib is doing empirical research and formative evaluation of ICT integration in public institutions. The educational technology branch of ifib conducted several research projects on data use in schools and is currently cooperating with different State Education Ministries in Germany. ifib hosted the first international conference of data-driven decision-making in schools which was documented in an edited book.
Media Power Youth (MPY)
Media Power Youth (MPY) is a 501(c)(3), based in Manchester, New Hampshire, that collaborates with public health and prevention programs, school districts and communities to create and implement evidence-based programs with positive results to help parents, professionals and youth understand media's role in influencing behavior. Together with PCG, MPY has developed a blended program of professional development for teachers. This professional learning supports educators’ implementation of MPY’s evidence-based curriculum that encourages children to make healthy decisions when using media.
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Modern Didactics Center
Modern Didactics Center is non-profit, non-governmental organization for continuing adult education and in-service training. Modern Didactics Center was established in 1999 as inter-university Center by an initiative of Vilnius Pedagogical University and the Open Society Fund-Lithuania.
They initiate, develop and run national and international projects, develop new programs, courses for initial teachers’ education and in-service training, deliver different training programs, create methodical materials for schools, provide consultations and expertise on project management, teaching & learning strategies, lessons planning & assessment, school community development, etc. The Center also organizes study visits, seminars, conferences, summer schools on different educational topics, organizes research on urgent educational issues, and publishes project products.
O’Neill Sea Odyssey (OSO)
O’Neill Sea Odyssey (OSO) was founded in 1996 by wetsuit innovator and surfer Jack O’Neill. A living classroom was created on board a 65-foot catamaran sailing the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary where 4th – 6th grade students from schools throughout Central California receive hands-on lessons about the marine habitat and the importance of the relationship between the living sea and the environment. OSO has served 80,000 students since its inception.
Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC)
The Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) was established in 1985 as the National Science Resources Center (NSRC) under the sponsorship of two prestigious institutions: the Smithsonian Institution and the National Academy of Sciences. In 2012, our name changed to the Smithsonian Science Education Center to better reflect our mission: to transform and improve the learning and teaching of science for all students across the world.
By bringing Smithsonian science into the science classroom, we can unlock the mysteries of science and clearly demonstrate how one principle leads to another. We can teach students that their facility with science can change over time, expanding and improving as they grasp new concepts.
Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT)
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to raising levels of achievement in education. They have a membership of over 5,600 schools and organizations and are a registered charity. The Trust main field of interest is work with head teachers, teachers and students to encourage them to develop and share new and effective teaching and learning practice, and to improve schools to raise standards and levels of achievement.
Stanford University's Understanding Language Department
Stanford University's Understanding Language department - led by Dr. Kenji Hakuta and a senior team of faculty members - aims to heighten educator awareness of the critical role that language plays in the new Common Core State Standards. The long-term goal of the initiative is to increase recognition that learning the language of each academic discipline is essential to learning content. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; articulating and building on ideas; constructing explanations; engaging in argument from evidence—such language-rich performance expectations permeate the new Standards.
State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE)
State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE) consists of those persons at state education agencies whose responsibility is education in the arts (Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts). SEADAE’s mission is to support the professional effectiveness of individual members and provide a collective voice for leadership on issues affecting arts education and to achieve quality, comprehensive, sequential, standards-based education in the arts for all students PreK-20.
University of Twente
The University of Twente is an entrepreneurial research university. It is the only campus University in the Netherlands and provides academic education and research in a wide variety of fields, for example from educational research to public administration and applied physics to biomedical technology.
The University of Twente is based on three central pillars: education, research and valorization. The University of Twente is well known for its innovative educational research. The Department involved in cooperation with PCG is the Department of Curriculum Design & Educational Innovation (CD&EI). Researchers at this department are, among other things, specialists in the field of data-driven decision making, design research and professional development of school staff.
Since 1966, WestEd has been a leader in research and standards-based education improvement, and trains thousands of teachers each year. WestEd, a non-partisan, non-profit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd’s corporate headquarters are in San Francisco, California.
WestEd has enlisted the authoring expertise from several of their senior research associates to create new educational courses and instructional resources for the newly adopted Common Core standards in Pepper. The WestEd Pepper course roadmap includes an expanding library of courses in mathematics and ELA for grades K-12, with new materials released ongoing throughout the year covering instructional shifts and practices that have immediate application into the classroom.
John Wiley & Sons is the publisher of PCG’s flagship Paths to College and Career 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum and its Thinkquiry cross-curricular resources. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content.