Since 1998, Abeo has provided intensive coaching and customized learning experiences to more than 250 schools and four dozen districts in urban, suburban, and rural areas across the nation.
Selected Current and Recent Projects
Portland Public Schools, Portland Oregon - Leadership Development for Administrators, Instructional Coaches and Teacher Leaders
How does a school/system effectively leverage adult learning principles and structures grounded in reflection, collaboration, and inquiry to improve student learning? Facilitation and strategic support for the district's approach to adult learning, Professional Learning Communities, and instructional coaching models.
Chico Unified School District, Chico California - TEACHER DEVELOPMENT, THE COLLEGE PREPARED PROJECT
How does a school design instruction that authentically prepares each student for success in college and in life? Intensive work with teachers on pedagogy for critical thinking and intellectual work - the essential learning required for students to succeed and thrive in college and beyond.
LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL/THE LINCOLN CENTER, TACOMA, Washington - leadership development and innovation Support
How do we educate for intellect and character? Tacoma's Lincoln Center pioneered the idea of a regular public school borrowing innovative ideas from successful charter schools—a longer school day, a college prep curriculum. Abeo provides strategic support for those innovations and has helped school leadership grow programs from pilot to full scale.
Aurora Public Schools, AURORA, COLORADO - instructional support and instructional coach development
How might a collaborative school culture and community accelerate student learning? What does it mean to become inquiry-based? Instructional coaching and active engagement through peer-observation experiences in multiple schools in the Aurora Public School District.
Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma Washington - Instructional Support, The College Prepared Project
Work with district teachers on The College Prepared Project, as well as the design of a system of studio classroom and instructional rounds in district schools. Consulting on district-wide curriculum frameworks.