We Find High Performing Leaders for Education Organizations

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Ensuring you have a diverse set of highly qualified candidates

Our intentional and customized approach for each search ensures a diverse and high-quality candidate pipeline aligned to your specific needs. 

Role Clarity and Project Planning

We don’t just fill positions, we fill needs. We help you refine roles and develop sound processes. 

 

10,000+ Candidates

We promote your position to our educator network and contact qualified professionals.

Qualification

We know education. We conduct resume reviews, video call screening, and commit to competency-based assessment.

Matching and Internal Selection

We connect with you with qualified, top-tier candidates via our anti-bias multi-stage selection process.

Candidate Placement

 We secure the best candidates to work at your organization through competitive offer advising.

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How We Work

Our approach to sourcing and cultivating candidates is customized to our client partners’ needs. In presenting talented, diverse pools of leaders, our work is intentionally inclusive, targeted and flexible. Our search and recruiting practice is designed to increase the quality and diversity of candidate pipelines to give you exceptional choices for your organization. As an anti-racist organization, we have developed recruiting and section techniques that are affirmative in terms of recruitment, and anti-bias in terms of selection.
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INTEGRITY

By leveraging data, and being clear about roles, goals and process we will gather quality insights about candidates

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TRANSPARENCY

We provide clients and candidates with straightforward information, you hire great people for your organization

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CUSTOMIZATION

Tailoring our approach to your needs to increase the diversity of the pool and quality of your candidates

Results

Our searches close significantly shorter than the industry average of 4 months.

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of our nationwide placements are leaders of color.

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of our clients have engaged us for multiple placements.

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of the leaders we place are still with their organizations after 12 months.

Making a Difference for Children, Schools, and Communities

We believe all kids deserve the opportunity to pursue their own version of happiness and prosperity. We primarily recruit and place individuals in the education sector and we only focus on organizations that are working to provide exceptional outcomes for all children. Our team has been responsible for the placement of director level and higher roles in school systems and youth serving education sector non-profits since 2008.

Hiring for Retention

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“Stronger’s team took consistent weekly actions on candidates, moving folks through the interview process and provided robust advising to me about how to leverage my role to build a great candidate pool. They provided strong interview materials, captured feedback from interviews, and supported me with technical resources to make my job of interviewing that much easier.”

David Stanley

Vice President, Development, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools 

Charter School System and District Leaders

We help CEOs, Superintendents, Department Chiefs, Directors, and Managers solve organizational challenges.

Education Non-profit Organization Leaders

We help EDs, Program Directors, Chief Financial, and Operating Officers fundraise and develop sustainable programs.

School Level Principals & Other Instructional Leaders

We work with Principals, Academic Officers, Regional Superintendents, and other instructional leaders.

Stronger Consulting specializes in acquiring the best matches for your educational leadership needs, for your school, district, or charter system.

Stronger Consulting partners with you to solve your toughest challenges from discrete projects to ongoing engagements, all focused on ensuring exceptional results for students and educators.

Our talent acquisition practice is designed to increase the quality and diversity of candidate pipelines to fill critical leadership and staff member roles across your organization. We believe you need to have the right people on board to be a great organization.

Our approach to search and recruiting is based in transparency, integrity, and customization. Through our equity-oriented, systematic, data-driven approach Stronger Consulting intentionally fills your talent pipeline with diverse top talent most closely matched to your organization. By facilitating transparent relationships between job seekers and organizational leaders we leave candidates with a strong impression of your organization and a positive experience.

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Case Study: Transformation Amid a Crisis

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Case Study: A Nationwide Search for an Entrepreneurial Leader

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Program Consulting

In partnership with the Broad Center, Stronger Consulting created a suite of personalized toolkits designed to support new chiefs across different functional areas to enter their new roles effectively and efficiently.  The tool kits included personal development support, entry planning support and advice from CEOs and district leaders.

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New Schools Venture Fund For the New Schools Venture Fund, Stronger Consulting developed a network and relationships to find educational entrepreneurs interested in becoming new school founders. Stronger Consulting led the outreach campaign including marketing support, pitch calls, and webinars to engage audiences to learn about the Innovative Public School Leaders program. This campaign generated 130 new individual leads, 160 institutional contacts and led to more than 40 applications for innovative school leaders. The Innovative Public Schools program currently has 82 new school ventures underway.

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Emerge Resilient is a life coaching program designed by Stronger Consulting to support young adults in building a set of life skills and learning how to adapt to be more resilient, and stretch in new ways.  Through this program, which includes horse therapy, participants are equipped to meet young adult life outcomes and grow into functional adults.

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Stronger Consulting led the model development for Transcend’s “Yellow Hats League,” a network designed to bring together a diverse community of world-class experts who build and spread innovative models of education. From idea conception through execution, we designed the partnership model, developed partnerships with potential clients and service providers, and created a sustainable system to assess and retain partners.

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In partnership with UC San Diego, Stronger Consulting led program development and fundraising for the PATHS Scholars Program to increase the number, persistence, and success of under-resourced and underrepresented minority students in STEM.

With the Center For Research On Educational Equity, Assessment & Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC San Diego, Stronger Consulting developed programing, protocols and relationships with industry corporate partners to provide internships and career development for young people who have limited access to these opportunities.  The internship program creates pathways for young people to become connected to the private industry in high school and college and gain exposure to new careers and career pathways.  

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With Brick Education Network, Stronger Consulting tackled three key areas critical to organizational success and sustainability.  By developing a strategic growth plan, consulting on strategic fund development, and constructing a compensation study and total compensation plan, our consultants prepared Brick for the next phase of growth. 

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Management Consulting

At a critical moment of organizational reflection, Stronger Consulting led a CEO and board-level working session which included strategic direction discussions ultimately leading to the next phase of growth for Green Dot Public Schools.  

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Management Consulting

Through a multi-year partnership, Stronger Consulting led strategic fund development including identifying new leads, producing pitch materials, applying for mission-critical grants and establishing a bank for future outreach all resulting in raising 20% of KIPP San Diego’s annual budget.  Stronger Consulting was also a key thought partner in the merger decision of KIPP San Diego and KIPP LA.  

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Search & Recruiting

For College Track Colorado, Stronger Consulting filled multiple roles including a critical Site Director role which needed highly-qualified candidates in a short timeframe.  By creating an extended application to assess candidate skills and experience and conducting thorough screenings that probed for effectiveness and depth in previous roles, College Track was excited and relieved to find a solid candidate match. 

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Seach & Recruiting

In partnership with Equitas Schools, Stronger consulting led the search, interviews, and placement process for three key roles including Chief of Staff, Founding School Principal, and Chief Development officer.

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Program Consulting

Lifting Our Stories is a newly created organization designed to help young people explore career opportunities and access college readiness academic and application  support.  Stronger Consulting provides monthly guidance including organizational founding, by law creation, board development, executive coaching and program resources.  

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Program Consulting

Facing a growing middle school and high school population with no engagement activities, Strong Consulting worked with St. Bart’s Epsicopal to develop a comprehensive youth ministry program and to search and hire for a program coordinator. 

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Program Consulting

In response to COVID-19, Stronger Consulting developed, launched and trained staff on Scholar Unlimited--a traditional summer and after school program that had to be transformed to an online product.  From sourcing and purchasing a learning management system to redesigning a finished product to meet shifting district requirements, Strong Consulting developed curriculum, set up a parent helpline, trained teachers and provided tech support leading to a successful launch and execution. This innovative programmatic solution radically changed the clients product during an urgent and critically important time for children and teachers to access education in new ways.  

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College Connect in an in-development app geared toward providing young people college counseling support.  Stronger Consulting provides organizational and leadership coaching on a monthly basis which has led to monetary awards for the ed tech product.  

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