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Happy holidays 2018 from PCG

Twenty-eighteen was a busy year for us at PCG – the months seemed to fly by and amazingly, the holidays are upon us again. As is our tradition at this time each year, we would like to show our appreciation of our many clients and the important work they do by announcing the recipients of our 2018 ho...

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Cultural and Linguistic Competency Training for Educators Launches in Washington State

As part of the statewide focus on inequities experienced by students of color in the classroom and closing the opportunity gap in Washington State, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has launched... As part of the statewide focus on inequities experienced by students of color ...

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Public Consulting Group and Learning Forward Partner to Launch Innovative Coaching PD Course for Educators

Recent research of over 60 studies, found that instructional coaching can improve the quality of a teacher’s instruction and lead to gains in student achievement. To meet this need, Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) , a leading provider of research-based... Recent research of over 60 studies, foun...

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PCG Cares: Thankful for community

November was another busy month in the U.S. as colleagues came together through PCG Cares to support local communities in the spirit of the approaching holiday season. Check out our round-up below for a taste of the different ways we’ve been getting involved. November was another busy month in the U...

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Helping Districts Drive Change

In a new guest blog post published via eSchoolMedia this week, PCG’s Evan Nisonson shares insights from his work helping states and school districts implement strategies to improve outcomes. Evan encourages districts to commit to a three-pronged approach blending technology upgrades, professional de...

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Wisconsin Department of Health Services selects PCG to provide IV&V services

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has recently selected PCG to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for an independent and unbiased perspective on the progress of Wisconsin’s Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES) Project, and operation of the systems and mo...

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Exploring the changing landscape of child welfare technology, data sharing, and Family First

Chronicles of Social Change recently published its annual “Kids on the Hill” issue, which is the digital publication’s only print issue each year, targeted toward legislators and staffers on Capitol Hill. Notably, this year’s issue also features articles by two PCG colleagues from the Human Services...

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CMS issues guidance on Medicaid behavioral health delivery system reform

On November 13, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a letter to state Medicaid directors outlining a wide range of opportunities for states to design innovative delivery systems for adults and children with serious mental health conditions. On November 13, 2018, the C...

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Proposed Medicaid managed care rules issued

As expected, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued proposed changes to the regulations governing Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care last week. The changes follow a comprehensive overhaul of the regulations in 2016. CMS announced that the newest...

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Celebrating year-end, PCG Cares style

Colleagues across the firm marked the end of our fiscal year in true PCG Cares fashion – they celebrated by volunteering in their communities and engaging in some fun team-building activities. Here are highlights from just a few of the PCG Cares events that took place from coast to coast. Colleagues...

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