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Announcing Our FY22 EPIC Awards Winner for Entrepreneurial Spirit!

PCG’s quarterly employee recognition program, aptly-named the EPIC Awards, is designed to help bring the firm’s four core tenets—Entrepreneurial Spirit, Passion, Impact, and Community—to life in a tangible way.

15. September 2021
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    PCG Develops Special Education Effectiveness Framework

    Public Consulting Group (PCG), a leading consulting firm supporting state and local education agencies across the country, today announced the launch of its Special Education Effectiveness Framework: a resource to help superintendents and district leaders improve educational and functional outcomes for students with disabilities.

    • 30. April 2021
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    Q&A with PCG shareholder Kathy Fallon: Sharing insight on The Boston Club and women in leadership

    On November 7th, a group of women from PCG attended The Boston Club’s (TBC’s) Corporate Salute fundraising breakfast on the topic of “Focusing Forward: ReBuilding Trust in Corporate Leadership.” A PCG-sponsored organization, TBC is a community of executives and professionals invested in elevating women to leadership positions across all industries, guided by the belief that women’s leadership has a positive effect on business results, organizational success, and our communities.

    • 18. November 2019
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    Reasonable Efforts – It’s Time to Review and Reconsider

    “Reasonable efforts” is a term that has existed for decades in child protective services, though its interpretation has changed drastically over the years resulting in widely different and often contradictory conclusions. Factors such as the economic times, different organizational structures, budgetary considerations, geography, service availability, and judicial interpretation have all contributed to the system’s evolving understanding of what “reasonable efforts” means.

    • 24. June 2019
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    Rethinking Confidentiality in Child Welfare Courtrooms

    Confidentiality in juvenile and family courts is the focus of a two-part series by Public Consulting Group’s Judge James Payne, recently published by the Chronicle of Social Change. In the series, Judge Payne first explores the historical context of confidentiality in juvenile courts—a predilection which dates back more than a century. He then details some of the societal changes, such as advances in technology and communications, that warrant a reevaluation of the need for confidentiality in today’s juvenile and family courtrooms. 

    • 4. June 2019