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Making the most of SXSW EDU: 5 Tips from a conference veteran

For education professionals seeking to stay current with the most important innovations in teaching and learning, no event rivals the annual SXSW EDU conference in Austin, Texas, coming up on March 4 through 7. As you’d expect from its name, SXSW EDU is jam-packed with a Texas-sized selection of learning, professional development, and networking opportunities for teachers, principals, school administrators, researchers, consultants, and innovators.

12. February 2019
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    Public Consulting Group continues 3rd year of collaboration with Illinois State Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools

    CHICAGO, February 27, 2019— For the third consecutive year, Public Consulting Group (PCG) recently hosted eight Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school students as part of CPS’s Department of Career and Technical Education Job Shadow Day. 

    • 27. February 2019
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    PCG supports career readiness through Chicago Public Schools Job Shadow Day

    For Ryan Witt, Senior Operations Analyst at PCG, it was a positive change of pace to welcome eight local high school students to PCG’s Chicago office for a recent Job Shadow Day. For the third consecutive year, PCG had juniors and seniors from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) focusing on careers in entrepreneurship and business administration spend a half day learning from PCG professionals about the work they do supporting clients to improve operations and implement solutions.

    • 27. February 2019
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    PCG Cares…about improving lives

    In January, members of PCG Cares in Albany, Glen Allen, Phoenix, Sacramento, and Troy worked with local organizations to sort and prepare lunches, care packages, and donations to help populations in need. Read on for more details of these inspiring stories in our round-up below.

    • 27. February 2019
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    PCG’s partner, Broward County Public Schools, authors contributed content on district-wide equity initiative

    To meet the needs of educators working in urban school districts serving diverse student populations, PCG offers rigorous, research-based courses through our Professional Learning Platform (PLP), designed to improve teacher effectiveness and raise student achievement. The Broward County Public School District (BCPS) in Florida is one such district with an extremely diverse student population, representing over 200 countries and over 190 languages, that we are proud to call a partner.

    • 15. February 2019