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Provider

ONWARD Education Consulting, Cindy Ward, Consultant

Contact Information

Primary

Cindy Ward
12021 Pennsylvania Street, #205
Thornton, CO 80241

Phone: 3039011595
Email: cindy@onwardconsulting.org

General Information

Website: www.onwardconsulting.org
Type of Organization: Other
LLC
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 1
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- High School
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Comprehensive & Effective Planning
Diagnostic Review
Leadership
Professional Development
School and District Improvement
Specific Content Area :
Leadership Development, MTSS Design, Leadership Team Development, Facilitation of Data Teams & PLCs, Support for BOCES

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

Weld Re 8 School District, Alan Kaylor, (303) 857-3200
Sheridan School District, Jackie Webb, (719) 349-1272
Westminster Public Schools, Chad Anderson, (303) 428-8583

Recent References:

Weld Re 8 School District, Alan Kaylor, (303) 857-3200
Sheridan School District, Jackie Webb, (719) 349-1272
Westminster Public Schools, Chad Anderson, (303) 428-8583

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

n/a

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

ONWARD Education Consulting is a Limited Liability Corporation.

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

Cindy Ward brings over 20 years of educational expertise and commitment to her current role as education consultant at ONWARD Education Consulting. Most recently, Cindy worked throughout the state of Colorado as a Turnaround Support Manager, collaborating with district and school leaders to design and implement strategies aimed at ensuring equitable outcomes for all students, including TIG Grant support, leadership coaching and training, and direct support of Colorado BOCES. Cindy has a proven track record of supporting success in challenging school and district contexts.

Prior to her work at the state level, Cindy's roles included Director of Curriculum for the Boettcher Teacher Residency Program, adjunct professor at the University of Denver, principal, assistant principal, instructional coach, and special education teacher.

Cindy holds a master''''s degree from the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, and is currently working toward a Master of Professional Studies in Psychology of Leadership from Penn State University. She holds a Colorado Principal License from the University of Denver, and completed the University of Virginia's School Turnaround Leaders Program, a partnership between the Darden School of Business and the Curry School of Education, as a district liaison.

Cindy has completed the Cognitive Coaching (SM) Institute and has received formal training in the use of Blended Coaching, a form of coaching specifically designed to support principal development.

Cost:

Diagnostic Reviews:
Small school (50 - 100 students) $5,000 per school plus travel costs
Medium school (100 - 500 students) $5,000 - $15,000 per school plus travel costs
Large school (500+ students) $15,000 - $20,000 per school plus travel costs
Pricing is negotiable for districts that fit the state's definition of "small rural".

Professional Development/Leadership Development Modules: $750 - $1,500 per day
Leadership Coaching: $125 per hour
Facilitation of Data Teams/PLCs: $125 per hour
Instructional Coaching: $125 per hour
MTSS Design: $125 per hour
Unified Improvement Planning Facilitation: $750 per day plus travel costs

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

All services are individually tailored to address organizational objectives of schools and districts based on a collaborative initial planning meeting.

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

Effectiveness of services is evaluated based on 1) the attainment of organizational objectives such as identification, design, training, or implementation of key strategies or practices, and 2) outcomes including improved student achievement results.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

Rural pricing offered. Extensive experience serving Colorado's rural districts. Services include diagnostic reviews, on-site leadership coaching, instructional professional development, instructional coaching, design and implementation of MTSS/RTI, Unified Improvement Planning facilitation, developing team facilitation skills for teacher leaders and coaches.

500-1000 Students:

Rural pricing offered. Extensive experience serving Colorado's rural districts. Services include diagnostic reviews, on-site leadership coaching, instructional professional development, instructional coaching, design and implementation of MTSS/RTI, Unified Improvement Planning facilitation, developing team facilitation skills for teacher leaders and coaches.

1000+ Students:

Services include diagnostic reviews, on-site leadership coaching, leadership development modules for school and district leaders ("Leading Teams", "Shared Leadership", "Building Organizational Commitment", "Fostering Positive Work Attitudes & Preventing Burnout"), instructional professional development, instructional coaching, Leadership Team development, design and implementation of MTSS/RTI, Unified Improvement Planning facilitation, developing team facilitation skills for teacher leaders and coaches, facilitation of collaborative structures for teachers and school leaders.

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