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public education consulting

school departments
boston public schools

  • coordinated or directly ran many projects in central administration, at regular schools and pilot schools from (1995-2001)
  • human resources department - hr reinvention project, executive coaching for hr director and assistant director (1999-2003)
  • center for media and library technology - executive coaching, strategic planning, team development (2001-2004)
  • baldwin school - executive coaching, team development sessions (2002-2004)

mount greylock regional hs, williamstown, ma

  • assessment, organization development intervention (2003-2004)

narragansett, ri public schools

  • community-based strategic plan, administrators' planning retreat (2002-2003)       

peekskill, ny public schools

  • strategic plan (2001-2002)

school boards

  • boston school committee - strategic planning, board development, sc office process redesign, annual goals retreats (1997-2003)
  • providence school board - strategic planning, team development, role clarification (2001)
  • peekskill, ny school board - board development, role clarification, planning sessions (2001-2002)
  • southern rhode island collaborative of school boards (9 districts) -training on nsba curriculum: key work of school boards, planning for special education services (2002-2005)
  • bristol-warren ri school board - board development, role clarification, annual goals (2002-2003)
  • westerly, ri school board - board development, role clarification, annual goals (2004)
  • east bay collaborative (4 districts) - training on nsba curriculum: key work of school boards (2003-2004)
  • south kingstown, ri school board - board development, annual goals (2004-2005)
  • north kingstown, ri school board - board development, annual goals (2004-2005)
  • international charter school (pawtucket, ri) board - board development (2004-2005)

school support organizations

  • center for collaborative education, boston - role clarification, communication and decision-making retreat for senior staff (2002)

other public sector consulting

city of boston

  • many city of boston departments, including office of the parking clerk, cfo, mayor's office, healthy boston, safe neighborhoods plan, economic development and industrial corporation - customer service and managing upwards trainings, strategic planning, project management, meeting and retreat facilitation (1988-1995)
  • countdown to kindergarten - interagency planning retreats, consulting to founder/director on start-up (1999-2003)
  • homeland security initiative - facilitation of planning sessions (2002)

city of providence

  • board of tax assessment review - training on board basics and start-up ofnew board (2003)

state of vermont   

  • division of vocational rehabilitation - developing a new consensus conference, 2001; summit on employment for people with disabilities - design and facilitation (2003)
  • vermont student assistance corporation - design consultation (2003)

non-profit consulting

  • boston literary trail - organization and marketing retreat (1999)
  • countdown to kindergarten, boston, ma - planning and organization consulting, management coaching, and planning retreats (1999-2003)
  • day care justice cooperative , providence, ri - executive coaching, staff retreat facilitation, mbti training (2000-2002)
  • all children's theater , east providence, ri - board development, executive coaching and job plans, facilitation of board sessions (2001-2002)
  • local initiatives support corporation , providence, rhode island - staff team development retreat (2003)
  • boston greenspace alliance , boston, ma - board planning retreat for hiring executive director (2004)
  • progreso latino , central falls, ri - focus groups, interviews and community forums to support strategic planning process (2004)
  • new england regional head start conference , nashua, nh- co-design and facilitation of program on leadership (based on jim collins good to great - link), and on teambuilding for center teams (2004)
  • team skills trainings , 1985-1995: massachusetts rehab. commission, bu mba orientation, boston public schools school-based management, bu office of personnel management, bu boston leadership academy, castleton state college, evanston hospital

law and judicial system consulting

  • city of boston law department - executive coaching and team development (1992-1995)
  • massachusetts judicial institute - education committee strategic planning, district court judges conferences - mission, vision, values (1992-1993)

private sector consulting

  • garnet consulting, reading ma, subcontractor:
  • international strategy consulting firm - feedback skills training, leadership training, session facilitation for project leaders and managers(1993-2005)
  • lafarge building materials/international leadership program - training in leadership style and team skills, meyers-briggs and management coaching (1995-2004)
  • jp morgan - study group start-up, team and leadership skills trainings (1985-2001)  
  • banker's trust - new hire orientation, team and leadership skills trainings (1992-1997)
  • babson executive education - leadership and influence program trainer (1996-1998, 2001)
  • brooktrout technology, engineering conference - feedback skills training (2000), new public networks group, teambuilding (2001)
  • fidelity investments, large plan services, firsco, operations audit - teambuilding sessions (1992 and 1994)
  • sony consumer products group - team skills training (1994)
  • arthur d. little master of science in mgt. program - study team development sessions (1996-1997)
  • hollander and kerrick associates, peterborough nh, subcontractor:
  • blue cross blue shield of ma - team skills training (1992)
  • citibank - team skills trainings (1996-2000
  • ge workout programs, team facilitation (1988-1990)
  • columbia executive mba program - team skills trainings (1994-1995, 2002-2003)
  • columbia senior executive program - team skills training (2000-2002)
  • rensselaer polytechnic institute executive mba program - team skills training (2003)
  • team development sessions/team skills trainings from 1985-2000 with:
  • bishoff-solomon communications
  • pfizer marketing division
  • coopers and lybrand
  • price waterhouse coopers ias institute
  • digital equipment corporation
  • tupperware latin america

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