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Q&A with Maya Cox: PCG Consultant and Vice President of APSE’s National Board of Directors

In honor of the 75 th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the 30 th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are thrilled to announce that a member of our Human Services team, Maya Cox, was recently elected to serve as Vice President of the n...

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PCG at NJSBA's Virtual Workshop 2020

PCG’s Solutions to Support New Jersey Schools Public Consulting Group (PCG) is a proud sponsor of the virtual 2020 New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Workshop. For over 30 years, PCG has been dedicated to one pursuit–providing solutions that matter. Our work reflects deep educational exper...

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Celebrating our employees’ entrepreneurial spirit – PCG announces first EPIC Awards winner for FY2021

Last Fall, we launched a new quarterly employee recognition program called the EPIC Awards to help bring the four tenets that define PCG’s ethos— E ntrepreneurial Spirit, P assion, I mpact, and C ommunity—to life in a tangible way. Today, we are thrilled to announce that Michelle Clickner, on behalf...

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U.S. District Court in Illinois Rules in Favor of the State in Dispute with CMS Over Medicaid Reimbursements

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) improperly disallowed claims for $140 million in Medicaid reimbursements, because the method used by Illinois to adjust the particular payments ...

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‘Back-to-School’ Blog Series (Post #3): Social-Emotional Learning

The third blog post in our ‘back-to-school’ series explores the need for districts to implement a multi-tiered approach to social-emotional learning (SEL) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent recommendation from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). A...

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Special education subject matter expert shares insights into supporting students with special needs during the pandemic

Over the summer, state education agencies required local school districts to create “re-entry plans” to outline how students can safely and equitably return to school in multiple learning environments. These plans primarily focused on supporting the majority of students but offered minimal, if any, ...

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National Association of Special Education Teachers Teams Up with Public Consulting Group to Improve IEP Goals and Objectives through EDPlan™

As schools grapple with increased federal mandates, reduced budgets, and compounding student needs due to COVID-19, Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) has partnered with the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) to offer an extensive bank of individualized education program (IE...

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‘Back-to-School’ Blog Series (Post #2): Virtual Co-Teaching

To help educators navigate the unprecedented times of a global pandemic, we recently launched a series of ‘back-to-school’ blog posts featuring actionable insights and free resources developed by a team of special education subject matter experts (SMEs) at PCG. This blog series is based on PCG’s Spe...

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