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.

Equity and Education Recovery

Meet the diverse needs of all students and bolster education recovery efforts with PCG’s full spectrum of integrated solutions.

News & Perspectives

Accelerate Academic Achievement

6 days ago

This blog series is designed to support school-based administrators in addressing the US Department of Education’s call to action, via the Return to School Roadmap, for federal, state, and local leaders to close the performance gap for students with disabilities during the 2021–2022 school year.

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Build School Communities and Support Students’ Social, Emotional, and Mental Health

32 days ago

The American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) Fund provides substantial funding to support the reopening of schools and to address the academic, social, emotional, and mental health concerns that have arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Project Success Resource Center Ramps Up for 2021-2022 School Year!

48 days ago

Last week, PCG’s Project Success team led a group of new special education teachers through the New Teacher Jump Start program – a two-day online professional learning program for teachers who support students with disabilities and have between zero and three (0-3) years of teaching experience.

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Back-to-School Blog Series to Support the 2021 “Return to School Roadmap”

53 days ago

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about an unprecedented number of challenges facing schools and students as they approach in-person learning this fall.

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New Teacher Jump Start: Foundational Skills for New Teachers Supporting Students with Disabilities

82 days ago

Following last month’s launch of the Project Success Resource Center, we are excited to announce an upcoming program (our first for the 2021-2022 school year!) designed specifically for new teachers who support students with disabilities. Here is everything you need to know about New Teacher Jump Start.

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Introducing PCG’s New Project Success Resource Center!

98 days ago

At PCG, we strive to provide our education partners with solutions that position all students (and their teachers!) for success in school, and beyond. ‘Solutions that matter’ is more than just a tagline: it reflects our commitment to delivering solutions that improve lives, such as the special education work we do in partnership with states, districts, schools, and individual educators.

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Celebrating Community – Congratulations to our newest EPIC Awards winner

139 days ago

Today, we are thrilled to announce that Kris Marshall has been selected as PCG’s newest EPIC Awards winner for her unwavering commitment to Community, which has positively affected colleagues across the firm, the firm itself, our clients, and those they serve.

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North Carolina Teachers Win New Tools to Enhance Learning About Space Exploration

140 days ago

Space Exploration Bundles Awarded to Four Schools in Hickory, Burke, Pitt, and Union Counties

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Bristol, Virginia’s School Division to Host Summer Sessions with Space Education in Partnership with PCG and the Aldrin Family Foundation

168 days ago

Bristol, Virginia’s school division plans to host two month-long “summer camp” sessions that include space education to help kindergarten through eighth-grade students academically—in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Consulting Group (PCG), in partnership with the Aldrin Family Foundation, is providing the school division with a unique digital space curriculum and gigantic learning maps of Mars and the Moon complete with interactive robot rovers. 

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Enter to Win a Space Education Bundle from PCG, the Aldrin Family Foundation, and NCBCE by April 15 (Open to Fifth Through Eighth Grade NC Educators)

229 days ago

Public Consulting Group (PCG), the Aldrin Family Foundation, and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) are proud to announce their partnership for an upcoming contest (open from March 15 to April 15). Together, they have donated Space Education bundles valued at $5,000 each to the contest for fifth through eighth grade North Carolina science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educators!

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Meet Our Team

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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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Evan Lefsky

Manager / Education

Evan Lefsky (Ph.D.) is Director of Education Consulting within PCG's education division. Dr. Lefsky has worked in the education field for more than 20 years. He taught at both the K–12 and college levels and...

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Dave O’Leary

Associate Manager / Education

Dave O’Leary is an associate manager in Education and currently leads the Pacific Northwest region. He joined PCG in 2003. Dave manages projects related to education technology, including the implementation of PCG’s special education data management systems, EDPlan™, IEP Online™, and EasyTRAC™...

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Brian Riley

Associate Manager / Education

Brian Riley is an associate manager in Education. He joined PCG in 2013 and has over 13 years of experience specializing in K-12 education. He manages PCG’s education products, services, and support teams across the State of Texas...

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Dan Wistman

Manager / Education

Mr. Wistman has more than 25 years of information systems experience, including extensive experience in software development and project management of enterprise application implementations...

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Alicia Stewart

Manager / Education

Alicia Stewart, a manager in PCG’s Nashville office, has over 20 years of experience in the education field including six statewide implementations. Her focus at PCG, for the past 16 years...

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Anna d’Entremont

Associate Manager / Education

Anna d’Entremont is an associate manager in Education. She joined PCG in 2008 and has dedicated the last 20 years to improving outcomes for young people and the communities in which they live. She is deeply committed to the belief that every child deserves success...

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Tamu Thomas Walker

Associate Solutions Manager / Education

Tamu Thomas Walker serves as Associate Solutions Manager for Public Consulting Group (PCG), as well as Vice President of University Instructors (UI), a wholly owned subsidiary of PCG. For nearly two decades, the Virginia Union University graduate...

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Robbie Ammons

Manager / Education

Mr. Ammons has worked for the past 15 years on IEP and Medicaid school-based projects for North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Minnesota, Illinois, Florida and Virginia.

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