Education Solutions

What makes an education system successful? An understanding of what an optimal environment for teaching and learning entails, and the expertise to combine that with contemporary yet realistic principles for current and future needs. That’s where our team of experts comes in – we create recommendations for our educational clients that are reliable, actionable, and based on proven research and a thorough understanding of each district or system’s program needs and long-term goals.

Our team is led by former state education commissioners, district superintendents, school board members, principals, and teachers. We also employ experts specializing in organizational transformation. When we bring this expertise together, we’re able to create recommendations that balance the importance of both academic and operational effectiveness.

We have partnered with our education clients to allow for the reinvestment of hundreds of millions of dollars back into the classroom. From performance measurement and evaluation, management reviews, business process improvement, to facility master planning, enrollment projections, and capacity and utilization, we are passionate about what we do. The solutions we provide form the foundation of excellence for students, families, and communities across the globe.

Large-Scale Turnaround
Our turnaround teams partner with school systems to improve student outcomes, operations, enrollment, and finances. We partner with single schools or whole districts to provide comprehensive emergency management or school turnaround to help build consensus to create enduring, highly effective and competitive schools.
Operational Performance
We work with school districts to provide human resources, communication, and fiscal services to increase the internal capacity of your K-12 district operations by providing district budget review, interim reports, fiscal analysis, budget support, systemic improvements, management/organization studies, effective communication plans, and increasing internal capacity of all operations. We’ve recently combined with Eric Hall & Associates to further these capabilities and expertise.
Strategic Planning & Implementation
Strategic planning is the cornerstone to successful organizations. A good strategic plan serves as a roadmap for keeping an institution on course. In addition, strategic planning moves an entity from reactive to proactive by connecting goals, strategies, performance measures, and action plans to an overall resource allocation process. Our team partners with Institutions to envision the future and develop the necessary actions to bring that vision to life.
Academic Program Assessments & Improvement Plans
We partner with clients to select or review curriculum, align with standards, and provide professional coaching and development to teachers.
Facilities Master Planning
MGT works with districts on multi-faceted long term facilities planning. Assisted by our proprietary program BASYS, this includes facility conditions and education suitability, enrollment forecasting, and capacity analysis. Our team also helps with architect/contractor selection and project/program management. Across the country, our team has delivered more than 300+ master plans.
  • Michael Raisor, PhD
    Senior Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Michael leads operations and provides leadership in client relationship management and solutions development for the firm’s PK-12 education, education transformation, and higher education practice areas.

  • Eric Parish
    Executive Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Eric delivers impressive results for school district turnaround and transformation which scan MGT's portfolio to include all aspects of operational and organizational performance.

  • Vice President, Education Transformation
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    Babette is a performance-driven bilingual senior leader in education transformation with three decades of success in dynamic school reform and sales.

  • Vice President, Education Transformation
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    Simmie is nationally recognized for leading school district efficiency, management, and performance reviews.

  • Director, Education Solutions
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    Dr. Barrett has guided education clients through strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, academic program assessments, economic impact studies, master planning, and feasibility studies.

  • Director, Education Solutions
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    Kasey has more than 15 years of experience in higher education administration and teaching, including roles in executive leadership within student affairs.

  • Director, Education Solutions
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    Amy is a results driven educator with 20+ years of experience including development and management of professional staff and programs.

  • Senior Consultant, Education Solutions
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    Rebecca is a senior consultant in the MGT Education Solutions Group providing facility master planning services in the K-12 environments and higher education. 

How May We Help You?

We offer global expertise in education, state and local, and private/non profit industries. Coupled with local knowledge and partnerships, our experts devise solutions specific to your unique challenges to achieve exceptional outcomes.

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