We partner with educators to promote thriving learning environments that facilitate success for all students. From the classroom to the board room, our work focuses on four areas that we believe are levers for change in education: strengthening instruction, developing leaders, improving organizational operations, and facilitating collaborative networks.
We partner to develop and enhance the common practices, language, and reflection techniques necessary to move proactively towards improved student outcomes.
– Kimberley Marion, District Program Manager, Winston Salem-Forsyth County Schools
We believe professional learning is most meaningful when connected to the authentic challenges of school leaders.
- Krystal Cox, Principal of Wilson Academy of Applied Technology
We co-design solutions that are both actionable and sustainable to improve organizational operations.
- Kathy Price, Executive Director of Educator Effectiveness, Johnston County Public Schools
We bring people together to share solutions and solve challenges; a powerful opportunity for collaboration and scale.
- Teacher, Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy
Our Education Services team is led by former teachers, principals, administrators, policy experts, and strategists who have the practical experience to translate ideas into action. Meet our experts >
By designing and implementing structured, research-based approaches for teaching, leading, operating, and improving, the Center for Education Services empowers educators to improve student achievement. All children, regardless of circumstances, deserve access to a quality education that empowers them to thrive. Yet our teachers and administrators face environments with increasing complexity, constraint, and ambiguity. Meanwhile, students of color and limited means face widening achievement gaps accelerated by systems that are seldom designed to address the variability of our diversifying student population.
Through job-embedded support tailored to meet the needs of K-12 educators, we're partnering to challenge that status quo. We apply a passionate, professional, and no-nonsense approach to drive meaningful solutions that are both actionable and sustainable. Technical assistance is always customized to best meet the unique needs of each context. View our Theory of Change.
The Center for Education Services is embedded within RTI’s Education and Workforce Development division. From newborn screening to K–12 policy to workforce retraining, our staff endeavors to turn knowledge into practice through rigorous research and hands-on implementation support. Every education project benefits from an integrated approach that offers access to the breadth of content expertise, staff experience, and research insight that differentiates RTI.