Testimonials

The following testimonials from our partners around the country illustrate both the variety of work we do and the consistent results we produce.

“One thing I really appreciate about Ed Direction is the focus and practice with a distributed leadership model. We [do] deliberate, authentic work that prepares district-level people to do hard work in schools.”
Brian Conley, Executive Director of Schools for Salt Lake City School District

“You always overdelivered on your promises. From the inception of the [project], each piece of the planning process, whether it was professional learning sessions or site visits, you would make commitments to what the deliverables would be, but then you would always overdeliver.”
Daron KennettFormer Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education

“The professional relationships [we] established provide us with knowledgeable thought partners—partners who are interested in our success and are grounded in effective practices in the field of education. My colleagues and I highly recommend Ed Direction.”
Trina Hall, Director of Teaching & Learning for Bellingham Public Schools

“As a superintendent, I am responsible not only for student achievement, but prudent stewardship of taxpayer funds and the school corporation’s budget. We have continued to find great value and return on investment from our partnership with Ed Direction, and I provide my strongest endorsement of their services.”
David Smith, Superintendent of Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

“Partnering with Ed Direction has been the best choice our school has made for effective school improvement efforts during my ten years at Lincoln Academy.”
Jake Hunt, Principal of Lincoln Academy

“They are tenacious people with a moral mission to improve instruction for all students. They will listen well, think hard, produce more than they promise, and not give up when things get messy.”
Ginger Rhode, Former Chief Academic Officer for Canyons School District

“The Ed Direction team works in a manner that is different from typical educational consultants. They understand that at the end of the process, we who serve as administrators at the district will be charged to continue the work. With this lens, Ed Direction approaches [the work] as a true partner.”
Shelley Halverson, Director of Special Education for Salt Lake City School District

“Our experience with Ed Direction has reinforced the notion that coaching is a good thing. School improvement work is not easy and it helps to maintain momentum knowing that we are part of a large network of professionals.”
Sandy Coroles, Former Superintendent of Ogden School District

“Our experience with Ed Direction has been stellar. Working with them has allowed us to continue on the ambitious path established by our community and leaders, and incorporate adjustments in real-time to make our work more durable and systematic in the long run.”
Shannon Dulaney, Superintendent of Iron County School District

 

 

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