Center for Urban Educational Services
Is your school and/or district seeing an increase in urban populations? Are the old ways of doing things no longer getting the results you want? We can help. We can assist you in efficiently aligning resources to face the challenges of urban education. The work can seem daunting, and it requires all involved in the process to be aligned to a common mission and vision.
We understand the barriers present in an urban educational setting, and we have solutions to encourage, support, and inspire meaningful school improvement. We have experience in this field, and our experience as implementation experts can help you accelerate student achievement.
School Improvement Services
School Improvement Coaching/Consulting
We have coaches and consultants who work in schools and classrooms on a part-time or full-time embedded basis. That means they work side-by-side with teachers and administrators, offering resources, co-planning and co-teaching, feedback, or whatever meets a school’s particular needs. Our coaches work with content-area teachers on curriculum and instruction. We help implement school-wide initiatives, from literacy across the curriculum to positive behavior intervention programs, and more.
Federal Programs Consulting
Federal Title services can be challenging to manage fiscally. We can help. We consult with districts to create Title budgets and expenditure reports.
Our consultants facilitate discussion on the unique aspects of overcoming the barriers of poverty.
Collaborating to Achieve Student Excellence (CASE)
CASE is a system we’ve developed for partnering with you to solve your challenges. When we first meet to start a CASE-file, we look at six key areas:
- Data Collection & Review
- Implementation Plan
- Knowledge Base
Grant Writing Services
Do you need assistance in capturing your ideas in seeking out federal grants? We have a team of consultants who can work with you to seek out and write grants.
Positive School Culture Services
Creating a healthy culture within your district, schools or teams is vital to a positive learning environment. Our team can work with you to conduct cultural audits and design a plan to move from a toxic culture to a healthy culture.
Career Tech Coach and Consultation
Our consultants can assist schools who are implementing career technology courses within their offerings. We provide guidance in using federal funds efficiently. and offer one-to-one embedded coaching.
“Your CUES consultant is extremely knowledgeable, supportive, and helpful. She wants students to succeed and teachers to grow.”Amber Simpson, Principal, Pleasant Ridge Montessori, Cincinnati Public Schools
Social and Emotional Design and Coaching
Our consultants can create a curriculum that can be integrated into your school day or week. Our team can provide one to one coaching to provide effective SEL content and instruction.
We have resources designed to meet the needs of schools facing the unique challenges that come with ELL / ESL services.
- Consulting for program development for Title III
- Audit services for Title III
- Supply of part-time or full time certified ESL itinerant teachers
- Native Language Supports (paraprofessional service)
- Professional development for instruction, administration cultural diversity, and compliance
- Individual case assessments
- Language vs learning disabilities training
- In-District Coaching for teachers regarding ELLs
- Resource library for ESL instruction
- Regional Consortium for Administrators
- Preschool ELL program development
- Foreign Language Support Services
- Refugee School Impact Grant Support
- ESL interpretive services
- ESL Parent Involvement
“CUES ELL consultants have provided superb support services for our English Language Learners. Our staff has been able to apply these Instructional strategies to promote the growth of all of our students. Additionally, the CUES consultants have helped our district in addressing concerns around students acquiring English as a second language.”Kevin Wright, Director of Student Services, Madeira City Schools
Our CUES consultants specialize in partnering with urban educators and schools to solve their challenges. Our consultants can help with any aspect of school Improvement. We want you to be encouraged, supported, and ready to learn from the experiences we have had. We are here to solve your challenges and to simplify your life.