Seward Consulting Provides a variety of options for you and your staff.  We will work together to create a professional learning plan that matches your desired results.


  • Coaching, Collaborating, and Consulting with District and Building Leaders.
  • Coaching, Collaborating, and Consulting with Individual Teachers and Teacher Teams.
  • Administrative Supports for Providing Effective and Strategic Feedback for Teacher Observation, Evaluation, and Growth.


  • Adaptive Schools Seminars®
  • Classroom Strategies to Promote Student Leaning
  • Lab Classroom Training (teachers learning with teachers through in-class observations)
  • Professional Learning Communities: structures and processes to support collaboration
  • District and Building Instructional Rounds: school-wide collaboration focused on an area of growth
  • Data Analysis and Planning: Developing Groups Though Data Dialogue
  • MTSS: Systems Implementation of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction 
  • Collaborative Structures to Support a Culture of Shared Ownership
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility: examining a focus lesson, guided instruction, collaboration, and independent structures
  • Workshop Practices (PreK-12 Reading, Writing, Math)
  • Reading Diagnostics and Guided Reading (PreK-5)
  • 1-1 and Small Group Conferring
  • Data Dialogue for districts, schools, teacher teams, and individuals
  • ​Making the School Improvement Process Come Alive for ALL Learners


Adult &  Student Learning 


What is working, what might be refined?  Our work in systems is dynamical, small changes lead to big results when there is a strategic plan.  

Focus:refocus attention & simplify for results.

​​​​There are a lot of options when it comes to professional learning, with many of the options leaving little to no impact on systematic and strategic implementation.  Seward Consulting will work alongside your leadership team to focus on specific goals: building a plan for all learners, refining based on a shared focus, and rethinking to simplify.

Due to this unique way of working, Seward Consulting provides teachers and administrators unique, realistic, and empowering permission: to become our best for students and each other.

Let's simplify our complex work.  We will cut through the clutter of initiatives and programs that produce a list of "things" we should be doing, and instead focus on intentional, strategic, and purposeful adaptations to our current rarities.

Seward Consulting believes that teachers and administrators, together, hold the answers to their success… if this excites you and is aligned with your beliefs, we need to get in touch!


What is the data telling you? Looking beyond numbers to think critically with shared ownership for learning. 

Focus::impact learning through new & refined ways of thinking.  |  Twitter: @SewardStephen


  • connect background knowledge to content to be explored


  • Knowing your purpose/goals/outcome
  • Focus on a shared process baed on research, data, content, text or ideas
  • Coach thinking through paraphrasing, pausing, and questioning


  • take time to reflect on content, process, and next steps toward integration of learning
A Structure that Works

Learning Designed forYou 


What are your goals, what supports are needed to make this a reality? Following the  model of learning, we will design a learning experience that allows the work to live in your organization.

Focus: teach. learn. explore model. 

   practice. collaborate. 

     reflect. coach. support.