lead4ward makes a difference in the lives of students by helping educators focus their work, creating structures that give teachers and students a sense of hope and confidence, and supporting leaders with systems they can trust. We believe educators change the world one child at a time. Serving over 800 school districts, lead4ward is an essential partner in supporting the success of schools. lead4ward anticipates and integrates the changing needs of schools, maintaining a focus of professional learning, engaging instruction, and meaningful assessment.

Success requires transformative leadership. Working with the district in a coordinated service delivery model, lead4ward works to build capacity in district and campus leadership teams, creating a sustainable leadership structure to support ongoing work.

The consultants at lead4ward provide services to support the work of teachers and leaders as they transform learning for students. The members of the lead4ward team are uniquely qualified, experienced, and committed to serving educators. We are committed to providing professional development and consulting services to help leaders and teachers meet the needs of the changing assessment system.

Focus Areas

  • Learning – about the changes (what is known and what is anticipated)
  • Energizing – educators to embrace the challenges of the new requirements
  • Acting – in ways that support the systems and structures necessary to achieve success
  • Developing – tools, strategies, and plans to coordinate instruction, curriculum, assessment, and accountability