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Vicki Tonski - Educational Consultant

Contact Information


Vicki Tonski
900 Hartford Drive
Boulder, CO 80305

Phone: (303) 810-9683

General Information

Type of Organization: Individual
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 2
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- High School
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Assessment
Comprehensive & Effective Planning
District Culture
Professional Development
School and District Improvement
Specific Content Area :

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in Colorado:

Platte Valley School District- D''Lane Joens
Weld Re-1 School District - Jeff Angus
Pawnee School District - Bret Robinson
Weld Re-9 School District- Bev Menke
Centennial BOCES - Christine Muldoon

Recent References:

Pawnee School District - Bret Robinson, Superintendent

South Valley Middle School - Jeff Angus, Principal

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in other states:


Qualifications of this Organization (licensure, trademark, etc.):

Currently hold a Professional Teacher License and Professional Principal License in Colorado.

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

Have a Masters Degree in Special Education and a BS in Elementary Education. LETRS(Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling)trainer.


A full day of professional development costs $900-$1250. per day. Services range from full staff training and coaching to team support and/or individual support.

Explanation of how we are able to provide differentiated services to meet the individual needs of schools and districts.

As an experienced teacher in both special and general ed classrooms, an sdministrator, assessment specialist and instructional coach, I am well versed in supporting the various roles in school improvement efforts. This is the hallmark of my professional development - "side by side" training, coaching, and support acroos the organization, tailored to your unique school culture.

How will we evaluate our services and support to schools and districts and its effectiveness in school/ district/ student achievement?

I evaluate through teacher survey, observable change in practice, conferencing with leadership, and student gains in both achievement and growth.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

I support K-12 teachers in the continuous improvement of instructional delivery in all content areas. Using standards-based practices, I model lessons, conference with teachers and subsequently coach on their implementation of instructional methods that are assessment-driven. I am able to develop relationships with individual teachers that facilitate open communication in a teaching/learning cycle.

500-1000 Students:

I have provided schoolwide professional development for all staff on a three tier model of quality instruction for ALL students. This laid a foundation for strong data-driven improvement efforts across the system. I have also provided literacy training for all members of this middle school staff, with a focus on vocabulary and comrehension. I provide direct coaching support for the language arts teachers on a monthly basis. This includes a reading intervention class.

1000+ Students:

I have assisted a district with the implementation of a Professional Learning Commmunity model that is data-driven and increases accountability at all levels. There continues to be a district leadership team across all three levels that strategizes and evaluates the PLC structures based on results.

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