About Us

What We Do: Advisory and Advocacy Services

We create, implement and amplify thought leadership campaigns, education initiatives, powerful learning experiences and forward-leaning strategies with schools, districts and impact-oriented partners. Our unique approach follows a clear design process and marries a variety of solutions that help people and organizations learn grow and innovate.

How We Work: The Getting Smart Design Process

Frame the essential questions and objectives based on specific purposes, goals and outcomes.

Ideate by gathering the right people, places and ideas to have a deep impact. here we benefit from the range of our internal experience, the expertise of our partners and the knowledge and passion of our expansive network.

Create after collaboration with internal and external teams, getting smart will initiation the creation phase in which we deliver many of the key deliverables of our partnership.

Execute the work plan. depending on the partnership, getting smart will either execute work product or support your team in doing so. execution typically combines implementation and communication strategy for effective launch or growth.

Iterate by reflecting on process and outcomes and acting on new and innovative ideas. throughout the delivery of our services, Getting Smart will check in regularly to ensure process and work products achieve intended outcomes.

Frame the essential questions and objectives based on specific purposes, goals and outcomes.
Ideate by gathering the right people, places and ideas to have a deep impact. here we benefit from the range of our internal experience, the expertise of our partners and the knowledge and passion of our expansive network.
Create after collaboration with internal and external teams, getting smart will initiation the creation phase in which we deliver many of the key deliverables of our partnership.
Execute the work plan. depending on the partnership, getting smart will either execute work product or support your team in doing so. execution typically combines implementation and communication strategy for effective launch or growth.
Iterate by reflecting on process and outcomes and acting on new and innovative ideas. throughout the delivery of our services, getting smart will check in regularly to ensure process and work products achieve intended outcomes.

Design Process of Getting Smart Services

Why We Do It: Equity and Access

We believe that excellence and equity in education are the most important issues for the American economy and society, and it’s our responsibility to make a positive impact.

Extending equity and excellence in learning is the most important issue that anyone can work on and we exist to help people do just that. We are invested in the path forward and we help people invent the path forward.

Comprehensive. Customized. Creative.

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