Hurricane Harvey Relief: Public Consulting Group Employees Give over $300,000 with 2-for-1 PCG Match

Boston, MA, September 12, 2017 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) supports the communities in which it works. The Company announced today that 506 of its employees, more than a quarter of its worldwide staff, donated $100,548 to support victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
PCG matched those donations 2-for-1 to increase the company’s total support for Harvey relief to $301,644, PCG chief executive and founder William Mosakowski said.
PCG employees elected to support the American Red Cross, Americares, and Compudoc, a Texas organization working to establish Internet-connected computer workstations so displaced Texans facing Harvey damage can promptly file insurance claims. [More]

Meet PCG’s first official intern class!

This summer, our Boston office welcomed new interns as our first official PCG intern class. They are all working in practice areas from Health to corporate teams. In addition to their practice specific work, interns are also participating in various workshops to best prepare them for the professional world after college. Read their bios below! [More]

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Awards PCG Quality Improvement Organization-like Certification

Boston, MA, June 16, 2017 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) is pleased to announce its certification as a Quality Improvement Organization-like (QIO-like) entity by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Already a champion of improvement to the nation’s healthcare system, this new certification will further enable PCG to work to enhance the quality and cost efficiency of care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. [More]

Technology Solutions presents ‘next generation social prescribing’

On May 18, members of the PCG Technology Solutions team in the UK represented PCG at a one-day conference to present its technology solution for ‘social prescribing.’ The event, organised by the King’s Fund, brought together more than 400 senior representatives including national and local leaders for strategic collaboration and sharing of best practices. The event was a sell-out within weeks, attracting double the number of expected delegates, demonstrating the significant appetite for social prescribing in the UK. Such was the level of interest that the Prince of Wales, President of the King’s Fund attended to show his support for the innovative work that is taking place in this area. [More]

Disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline with trauma-informed, school-based diversion programs

When schools practice harsh discipline and remove students from the school (e.g., through out-of-school suspensions, expulsions, arrests for minor offenses, etc.), it can lead to students’ involvement with the juvenile justice system. This school-to-prison pipeline disproportionately affects minority students, students with mental illnesses and behavioral issues, students with disabilities, and students with histories of abuse and neglect. [More]

In North Carolina, Students@Work See PCG At Work

Just what it is “an education consultant” does all day isn’t necessarily the easiest thing to explain to an 8th grade student.

But when Janetta Nelson and a dozen of her classmates from the Walter G. Byers Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina, came to visit Public Consulting Group’s (PCG) office there recently, Janetta quickly figured it out. “They help kids,’’ Janetta explained after spending a day at PCG as part of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) Students@Work initiative. “They help solve problems with the schools, and they show the people in Raleigh who make the tests how to review the data,” Janetta added. [More]

BLEGroup is a finalist for the EdTech Digest 2017 Trendsetter Award

EdTech Digest has named the finalists for its prestigious 2017 Trendsetter Award, and BLEGroup, a Public Consulting Group, Inc. company, is proud to among the distinguished group of EdTech innovators. The EdTech Awards recognize people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. Featuring EdTech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters. [More]

Transportation innovations for New Yorkers with disabilities would knock down barriers to communities and jobs, says new study

A statewide, coordinated system for transportation of individuals with disabilities could significantly improve their connections with jobs, community activities and overall quality of life, while delivering more efficient use of government and service-provider resources. That is the key finding from a newly released report developed for the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) by Public Consulting Group, Inc., (PCG) a leading provider of management-consulting services to public-sector education, health, and human services clients, and subcontractor Nelson\Nygaard. [More]

Pride and Passion

Since graduating from Bentely College in 2002, Matt Sorrentino has risen from a business analyst in the Boston office to becoming a manager in the Austin office, but always within the Health practice area. The erstwhile finance major helped to establish PCG’s presence in Texas in 2004, and since then has focused on helping state Medicaid programs increase revenue and improve outcomes for patients. [More]

PCG’s EngageNY ELA Curriculum Receives Highest Ratings in EdReports.org Independent Review

Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced that its Engage New York (EngageNY) 6-8 English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum, published by John Wiley and Sons as Paths to College and Career (Paths), has received top scores from an expert review team at EdReports.org. Paths, and its EngageNY 6-8 derivatives, were awarded the highest score, 100 out of a possible 102 points in each grade. [More]