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We Know How to Improve Schools and Change Organizational Culture

10 Years +

About Our Work

Legacy Pathways proudly celebrates 10 years of partnering with districts, schools, and organizations to create equitable and socially just learning communities wherein each and every child thrives. We work with schools and organizations to develop strategic action plans and provide comprehensive professional development, site-based coaching, and curriculum products to help improve learning outcomes.  WE KNOW HOW TO CLOSE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP.

Our Work at a Glance

Our Teams Specializes in

Moving Your School's Numbers

Our Services are Proven!

Our nation needs a better prepared workforce.  We partner with districts, schools and companies seeking to better equip students and workers with skills to meet the demands of the 21st century.  We help district, schools, and organizations align systems and facilitate comprehensive audits. We are highly skilled at strategic planning and provide leadership training, teacher training, curriculum alignment to Next Generation standards, family engagement.  We provide institutes and products on culturally relevant curriculum and pedagogy. Districts and organizations partner with us because we provide customized solutions to meet the unique needs of their students, stakeholders, and workforce. We have proven success in closing the achievement gap and increasing graduation rates.

Our Services at a Glance: How May We Help You?

We partner with schools and organizations to facilitate the development of strategic action plans. The process includes attention to:
  • Vision, Mission, and Core Values
  • Develop a Shared Vision
  • SMART Goals
  • Essential Skills and Roles
  • Align Budget and Resources
  • Evaluation and Progress Monitoring
Leadership has and always will be synonymous with change.  Today’s leaders need concrete support and coaching to deal with real situations and to meet the needs of a diverse staff.  Our team of Program Leaders works with leaders in districts, schools and business to develop capacity and implement systems and structures. We hold to our core values of TRust, Collaboration, Diversity, and Innovation.
We provide comprehensive workshops, institutes and coaching for leaders with attention to:
  • The Leader as a Steward
  • Developing a Shared Vision
  • Knowing Your Leadership Style
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Systems and Structures
  • Telling Your Story
  • Leadership Ethics
10 years of proven experience and expertise helping teachers bridge the gap between theory and practice. We provide school based and online coaching for teachers. topics include:
  • Develop Meaningful Relationships with Students and Families
  • Classroom Management
  • Developing Students as Leaders—Voice and Confidence
  • Deepening Content Knowledge
  • Deepening Pedagogical Content Knowledge
  • Understanding The ARC of Instruction
  • Implementing A Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
  • Protecting Equity for Each and Every Child
  • Curriculum Audits: Unpacking and Alignment to Next Generation Standards
  • Making Sense of How to Differentiate Instruction
Why are our schools closing the achievement gap in mathematics?  We know and love our teachers, students, and families. When schools and districts PartnerWithLegacy we take the time to help teachers and leaders make sense of how to develop more meaningful relationships with students and teach with compassion.  We then intentionally target the content that our teachers need to know, understand, and be able to do.  We build the bridge between Number Sense and Algebra for teachers.  Our team Creates a safe space for math teachers to address content questions, gaps in understanding, and math issues that they struggle to teach and topics students struggle to learn.  Our Theory of Learning is that Mathematics is a Language.  We flip and shift the learning culture with our Legacy Lab Days and Math Notebook Product. Our Program Leaders are content and pedagogy experts. We help teachers:
  • Develop a Shared Vision for Mathematics Teaching and Learning
  • Deepen Math Content Knowledge
  • Kick “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” Out of Every Math Classroom
  • Strengthen Pedagogical Knowledge—Knowing mathematics does not mean knowing how to teach math
  • Legacy Lab Day Model: Teachers learn how to differentiate instruction and develop student voice and confidence.
  • Protect Equity for Each and Every Child
  • Get to Know and Make Sense of The Problem-Solving Strategies
  • Develop Habits of Mind (i.e, Developing Academic Vocabulary, Summarizing, Reflecting, Visualizing, and Synthesizing)
  • Develop an Understanding and Framework for Culturally Relevant Content and Pedagogy in Mathematics
PartnerWithLegacy to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for Youth Development and My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. We help districts and schools develop an awareness of the MBK goals. OUr Team facilitate a process over several months that leads to a plan of action for schools and community to improve outcomes for Boy and Young Men of Color and Youth.  We are successful because we bolster social and emotional with academic goals. We are intentional about outcomes in mathematics and literacy. We help leaders and teachers make sense of the instructional shifts to concretely meet the goals of MBK in the school culture and classroom.
  • Developing a Shared Vision
  • Unpacking In-Grained Beliefs and Fears
  • Framing SMART Goals
  • Equity Framework
  • Getting to Know Our Boys and Young Men of Color
  • Implementation Activities
  • Timeline
  • Budget
  • Evaluation
PartnerWithLegacy to develop a comprehensive understanding of what is working and what needs to be improved within your organization. We facilitate comprehensive Audits of organizations seeking to improve the culture and proactively build community, address equity, and diversity.  We help organizations gain insights into the hidden culture and root causes. It is a collaborative process that engages leaders, staff, and other key stakeholders. Our team utilizes research-based instruments and protocols  to collect data which includes interviews, observations, learning walks, focus groups, and review of key documents.
  • Planning: Develop and communicate goals
  • Getting to Know Stakeholders
  • Triangulating data to inform key findings, recommendations, and  next steps.
  • Conducting professional development sessions with teachers and leaders to review report findings and recommendations.
  • Developing next steps based on key findings and recommendations.
  • Disseminating Report Findings and Recommendations

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Our Testimonials

“Thank You for Your Passion and Openness”

Thank you for your passion and openness.  This work is so important, and we as educators need to put our children ahead of ourselves.  This self reflection is absolutely critical.

 

NYC Teacher: Algebra for All Summer 2019

“Thank You”

Thank you! As I defend my students with disabilities against biases. It never occurred to me that “as simple” as Race of my children in something that has to be identified and celebrated as well.

NYC HS Teacher: Spring 2019

“I Feel Passionately About Equity”

After today’s session, I realized that I feel passionately about equity in the classroom.  However, being passionate is not enough, I must more to bring awareness to the issue. I find myself sweeping things “under the rug” rather than addressing the issues which plays a roles in why we are where we are today.

NYC Teacher: Algebra for All Summer 2019