We Find High Performing Leaders for Education Organizations

If you want to increase the diversity of your leaders and ensure you have a proven selection process that identifies outstanding candidates ... we can help.
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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.


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.

Check out our recent placements and open opportunities.

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.


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



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



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


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


of our nationwide placements are leaders of color.


of our clients have engaged us for multiple placements.


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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