Accelerated Literacy Learning (A.L.L.)
Accelerated Literacy Learning (A.L.L.) provides a program of balanced literacy reading and writing curriculum to improve instructional practice and instructional leadership in school districts across the country. A.L.L. partners with school districts to implement a customized curriculum using a content based coaching model.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support. CHADD is in the forefront in creating and implementing programs and services in response to the needs of adults and families affected by ADHD through collaborative partnerships and advocacy, including training for parents and K-12 teachers, being an informative clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based ADHD information, and providing information specialists to support the ADHD community.
Common Sense Education
Common Sense Education provides high-quality digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities. Together, we work to empower students to harness technology for learning and life. Our free resources include ratings and reviews of digital tools, a comprehensive K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, ready-made lesson plans, videos, webinars, and more.
Destination Imagination, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) cause-driven, volunteer-led non-profit organization that helps children discover their true creative potential. The most popular education offering is the Challenge Program, where student teams solve open-ended STEM, arts and service learning Challenges and present their solutions at tournaments. Founded in 1982, Destination Imagination has impacted more than 1.5 million students.
Education2000 has works closely with Departments of Education, School Districts, and school-level leaders to develop Science, Math and Literacy solutions for K-12 students. Established in 1995, the focus of Education2000’s development efforts involve combining the power of education with the excitement of interactive technology. Their solutions are designed to assist educators in preparing students for instruction on standards based benchmarks as defined by the Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core Standards, and Individual State Content and Performance Standards.
Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider with a mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere, enhance teaching and learning on campus and online, and advance teaching and learning through research.
EngageNY Curriculum Partners
New York State Education Department has identified PCG Education as an EngageNY Curriculum Partner. In this role, PCG Education provides professional development services for its EngageNY ELA 6-12 curriculum, working with districts, schools and teachers around the country as they implement the EngageNY curriculum.
John Wiley & Sons
John Wiley & Sons is the publisher of PCG Education’s flagship Paths to College and Career 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum and its Thinkquiry cross-curricular resources. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content.
Media Power Youth
Media Power Youth (http://www.mediapoweryouth.org/) is a 501C3, based in Manchester, New Hampshire, that collaborates with public health and prevention programs, school districts and communities to create and implement evidence-based programs with positive results to help parents, professionals and youth understand media's role in influencing behavior. Together with PCG, MPY has developed a blended program of professional development for teachers. This professional learning supports educators’ implementation of MPY’s evidence-based curriculum that encourages children to make healthy decisions when using media.
O’Neill Sea Odyssey
O’Neill Sea Odyssey (OSO) was founded in 1996 by wetsuit innovator and surfer Jack O’Neill. A living classroom was created on board a 65-foot catamaran sailing the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary where 4th – 6th grade students from schools throughout Central California receive hands-on lessons about the marine habitat and the importance of the relationship between the living sea and the environment. OSO has served 80,000 students since its inception.
As the leading education services company, Pearson is serious about evolving how the world learns. We apply our deep education experience and research, invest in innovative technologies, and promote collaboration throughout the education ecosystem. Real change is our commitment and its results are delivered through connecting capabilities to create actionable, scalable solutions that improve access, affordability, and achievement.
Stanford University's Understanding Language Department
Stanford University's Understanding Language department - led by Dr. Kenji Hakuta and a senior team of faculty members - aims to heighten educator awareness of the critical role that language plays in the new Common Core State Standards. The long-term goal of the initiative is to increase recognition that learning the language of each academic discipline is essential to learning content. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; articulating and building on ideas; constructing explanations; engaging in argument from evidence—such language-rich performance expectations permeate the new Standards.
State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE)
State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE) consists of those persons at state education agencies whose responsibility is education in the arts (Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts). SEADAE’s mission is to support the professional effectiveness of individual members and provide a collective voice for leadership on issues affecting arts education and to achieve quality, comprehensive, sequential, standards-based education in the arts for all students PreK-20.
Since 1966, WestEd has been a leader in research and standards-based education improvement, and trains thousands of teachers each year. WestEd, a non-partisan, non-profit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd’s corporate headquarters are in San Francisco, California.
WestEd has enlisted the authoring expertise from several of their senior research associates to create new educational courses and instructional resources for the newly adopted Common Core standards in Pepper. The WestEd Pepper course roadmap includes an expanding library of courses in mathematics and ELA for grades K-12, with new materials released ongoing throughout the year covering instructional shifts and practices that have immediate application into the classroom.