HMH Professional Services helps schools and districts achieve measurable gains with a person-to-person approach to professional learning centered on student outcomes. With coaching, courses, consulting, and collaboration, we help you identify your goals and create an explicit pathway to achieving them.
Our unparalleled range of expertise stems from experience: we are former and current teachers, coaches, administrators, district leaders, curriculum specialists, subject area experts, ed tech leaders, and more—ready to integrate and work alongside your teams.
We bring together influential thinkers and researchers, including leaders from HMH, Literacy Solutions®, and Math Solutions®, to act as extensions of your team—with your needs driving every engagement.
At Literacy Solutions, we work with you to design a learning journey that is personalized, interactive, and immediately applicable to your teaching.
Founded by Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions focuses exclusively on the teaching and learning of math to transform instruction in your school.
HMH technical experts help optimize student outcomes with customized support for entire districts and individual classrooms.
Professional coaches from HMH, Literacy Solutions, and Math Solutions are available onsite and online to help you meet your growth and achievement goals. Our HMH consultants will meet with you in person to conduct a needs assessment, perform a proprietary inventory of instructional practices, collect baseline data, and deliver a customized plan. Then we work alongside you to ensure results.
What do successful athletes, Oscar-winning actors, and the heads of Fortune 500® companies have in common? They all have coaches helping them stay on top of their game. A strong coach can offer new perspective on how to hone your craft for optimal gains.
From academic performance to diverse populations, access to technology, knowledge gaps, and more, the factors that influence success are all interconnected. The only way to elevate a school or district as a whole is to design and implement the solution systemically. Whether you know your district’s unique challenges or need help identifying them, we equip you with insight and resources tailored to your specific goals.
On an ongoing basis, we collaborate and strategize plans for continued growth, guide you through best practices, and help you measure gains along the way to ensure sustained performance. Discover how our consultants can help you! Contact us.
Professional courses are available both in person and online to help teachers and administrators at all levels of experience build new skills quickly and effectively.
Teachers and leaders can take courses to reinforce a skill or refresh best practices. Program-specific courses ensure fidelity of implementation, and there are courses to help educators at all levels of experience navigate assessments, analyze data, use reporting tools, and apply digital tools to maximize instructional time.
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We deliver proven results. Our partner districts report high educator satisfaction and, most importantly, elevated student outcomes. See their success stories in action below.
|Asbury Park, NJ||Graduation rate increased 24 percentage points in 2 years.|
|CHALLENGE: In 2014–2015, Asbury Park School District (APSD) had the highest per-pupil expenditure ($33,000) and the lowest graduation rate (49%) in New Jersey.
SOLUTION: APSD and HMH developed an integrated solution including literacy and math intervention programs and professional learning designed to focus leaders, educators, and students on the goal of increasing student achievement.
RESULTS: From 2015–2017, the per-pupil expenditure was reduced by 3%, the graduation rate grew to 73%, and literacy intervention students demonstrated remarkable and rapid gains across all grade levels.
|A 9% increase in K-5 math achievement in 1 year.|
|CHALLENGE: Only 56% of K–5 students met or exceeded expectations on the PARCC® mathematics assessment in 2015.
SOLUTION: LaGrange School District collaborated with HMH Professional Services to support math teachers with ongoing, job-embedded professional learning.
RESULTS: In just one year, student achievement on the PARCC mathematics assessment increased by 9%.
|Troup County, GA||
A 27% decrease in high school discipline referrals in one year.
|CHALLENGE: A 2015 instructional practice review revealed the need for a shift from a teacher centered approach to student-centered learning that would enable application of knowledge in real-world situations and enhance college and career readiness.
SOLUTION: The Troup County School System (TCSS) partnered with HMH Professional Services and the International Center for Leadership in Education® (ICLE) to develop a robust five-year professional learning plan for TCSS teachers.
RESULTS: From the first semester of 2016–2017 to the first semester of 2017–2018, discipline referrals in schools across the district decreased by 27%.
|Fresno Unified, CA||
A seamless integration of technology district-wide.
|CHALLENGE: The district needed support with implementing multiple programs without a dedicated support partner to advocate for solutions and tackle technical issues that arose.
Issue Escalation Assistance
Technology Best Practices
Monthly Wellness Checks
RESULTS: Fresno was able to seamlessly integrate the programs they were implementing as a result of careful planning and accomplish their long term goals for technology use within their district.
|Sapulpa Public, OK||
A successful implementation of 1:1 to maximize use of LMS.
|CHALLENGE: Stand up a digital curriculum with HMH-provided content, LMS integration, 1:1 device rollout, data warehouse, and rostering support.
HMH® Program Services
ICLE Digital Leadership & Learning
Rostering and SSO
RESULTS: Sapulpa is now utilizing their district LMS as a content repository for administrators, teachers, and students. The LMS is also being utilized as a professional development platform for staff development.
With vision and the tools that support changes in practice, your leadership and instructional teams make continuous improvement that leads to remarkable student achievement. Our experienced practitioner thought leaders will help you create a sustainable future-focused vision.
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