Program Development, Professional Learning & Family Engagement 

Wexford Inc, focuses on  collaboration with clients and their constituents (students, families, educators, other stakeholders) to create innovative and evidence-based programs to meet critical needs and to develop resources to support the innovations.

​Wexford staff has over  thirty years of experience in designing innovative projects with clients, to improve or transform professional development, distance/ blended learning, instructional programs to increase equity and create an environment of excellece in teaching and student learning. 

 

​​Wexford staff assists agencies in the program planning state to assess assets and priorities, and plan for needs, creating:

  1. a Theory of Action and a Logic Model; 

  2. goals, objectives, fidelity measures, and indicators of success;

  3. a management plan with timelines and responsibilities; 

  4. internal and external evaluation plans;

  5. a possible  plan for funding implementation;   and,

  6. a sustainability plan

 

Wexford assists in the development of policies, practices and programs  to increase equity of opportunities and outcomes for underserved  student subgroups.  Wexford can also assist in supporting applications for funding from relevant funding sources. 

 

Wexford has assisted clients in applying for and receiving over $300 Million in funding from federal, state,  regional, and local governmental sources, and private foundations.   Funded projects have included grants for teacher development, distance learning, Magnet, GEAR-Up, arts integration, mental health, and school climate.

Program Development
Professional Learning

​In conjunction with the program development process, Wexford can provide PD on research-based practices amd processes, and supportive resources to increase effectiveness of planning and implementing the programs that are designed. 

 

Wexford  uses ThinkTanks  involve clients and their constituents in identifying critical needs and evidence-based and enhanced strategies to meet those needs.  Typically in a series of ThinkTanks involving integrated or separate role groups, Wexford uses a variety of techniques including design-thinking for this collaborative planning.

Family Engagement

​In conjunction with the program development process, Wexford can  provide resources for, and assist clients with, the  development of Family  engagement programs that focus on family and community assets and respond to most critical needs.

ThinkTanks