our services

We offer a deeper understanding of the student experience, enabling you to craft strategies that resonate with and effectively support
all learners.

welcome

Our tailored approaches and expert analyses offer a deeper understanding of the student experience, enabling you to craft strategies that resonate with and effectively support your learners.

With our suite of assessments and design tools and strong facilitation backgrounds, we provide a foundation for educational leaders, faculty, and staff to foster environments where student success is not left to chance. 

 

research and engagement

Our in-relations approach emphasizes relational development, mutual exchange, and student empowerment. This ensures that students are not just participants but active co-creators in their educational journey.

This approach has the power to address structural changes by reforming policies, practices, and resource flows; relational changes by fostering genuine connections and altering power dynamics; and transformative changes by challenging and reshaping mental models

 

innovation + design

Our innovation and design approach is at the core of creating new ideas. It’s about developing strategies, programs, and policies that stand up for fairness and value difference. This helps us break down obstacles, make sure everyone is heard, and bridge the gaps that stop some people from achieving as much as others.

Here you’ll often hear about our focus on liberatory design, which is our way of saying we design to disrupt unfairness and expand chances for those most affected by inequity.

 

strategic planning

People seek us for what we don’t do and that’s come in with preconceived notions and rubrics for how things should be. Our open-minded approach respects and integrates the unique culture of each institution and organization we work with. As attentive listeners, skilled facilitators, and strategic thinkers, we’re adept at weaving together diverse threads to tailor plans that reflect your distinct values and needs. With us, strategic planning and the blueprints that follow reflect a culturally conscious journey, turning insights into a collective vision and action plan.

 

storytelling

Our approach to storytelling goes beyond mere narration. It’s a dynamic tool that brings to life the experiences and aspirations that drive systemic change.

We weave together voices and visions to not only tell a tale, but to spark movements and foster deeper understanding. Our stories are the maps that guide us through the landscape of change, marking the path from where we are to where we dream to be.

clients

at the root

We operate with a vision deeply rooted in fostering innovation and equity. Woven into our DNA is the belief that students’ voices can and should be instruments of meaningful, lasting change.

Our process champions and scales strategies that tackle the root issues of inclusion and the power imbalances that impact who makes it to graduation day and who does not.