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WHAT IS A SMART SOLUTION?

A smart solution is one that matches up with your goals, resources, unique situation, and stakeholders. And, one that ensures sustainability. Instead of packaged interventions, workshops or talks, you’ll get the custom services your organization needs.

Coaching

Deepening coaches’ toolkits and instructional frameworks by providing a strengths orientation and differentiated instructional approach.

Consulting

Customized workshops that catalyze instructors, staff, and leaders to up-level their educational capacity, professional learning communities, and strategy development that helps administrators leverage organizational strengths.

Speaking

Engaging, interactive, and relentlessly practical, Jane’s customized speaking services provide participants with actionable insights they can immediately apply to organizational, instructional, and individual challenges.

WE CREATE TRANSFORMATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Our goal is ensuring leaders are more intentional, systemic, and practical in their work. In each client engagement, we align our expertise with your needs, with clear, realistic parameters around goals, resources, time frames, and coordination with other initiatives.

Increasing Leadership Effectiveness
Since 1997

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CLIENT RAVES

I highly recommend Dr. Kise as a presenter. Her intelligence, knowledge base, professionalism, and personality make her an ideal facilitator.” —Nancy Neusbaum, Curriculum Specialist, Capital Area Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania

Nancy N.

I enjoyed my executive coaching sessions with Jane Kise.  She provided insights, tools and resources that have made a big difference in my life -both professionally and personally.  If you’re interested in personal growth or improving your team’s ability to collaborate, I’d highly recommend Jane. — Molly Pelzer, President, Midwest Dairy Association

Molly P.
We recently had Dr. Kise present to three different audiences over the course of two days.  Although some of her themes were similar, she successfully differentiated her presentations for each audience, ensuring that each group’s unique needs were met.  The sessions were engaging and allowed us to think and discuss relevant topics that we face in our daily work. Each group left her session empowered with ideas that we could implement immediately!   — Jill Geocaris, Director, Illinois Council of Instructional Coaches, Director of Adult Learning, Maine Township Schools
Jill G.

JANE'S LATEST PUBLICATIONS

If differentiation strikes you as too complex and time-consuming, this is the book for you. With 12 core strategies, useful across content areas and kindergarten-adult learning, Doable Differentiation functions as a collection of “recipes” you can use to improve existing lessons and curriculum, instantly engage all students in more complex tasks, and increase student success.
Lead a whole-child learning environment where student engagement and success thrive. This practical educational leadership book guides school leaders in using 12 powerful leadership lenses and the stages of leadership development to overcome challenges and balance priorities while still supporting the whole student.
Step In, Step Up guides current and aspiring women leaders through a twelve-week development journey to discover their personal leadership identity and overcome the gender barriers to leadership in education.

Take The Bandwidth Quiz!

Did you know teaching consistently ranks among the top 20 most stressful professions in the world? Long before you feel the kind of fatigue associated with burnout, you’re losing your ability to be effective, efficient, emotionally intelligent, and engaged in your work (McGonegal, 2011). Why? Because you don’t have enough of what we call “brain energy” and “bandwidth.” Bandwidth is your key to energy, effectiveness, and engagement. Take the bandwidth quiz and see how you are doing. 

CONVERSATIONS WE ARE HAVING

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Homework Magic

The ideas I penned in this blog back in 2017 are now part of my…

What is STEAM2? Differentiation for the Whole Child

“She made me do the green packet. No teacher should make a student do the…

NOTABLE TALKS

If you select me as your speaker, I will work with you to develop a customized event that meets your goals. Let’s discuss how you believe my expertise fits with your needs and I’ll give 110% to engage participants and prepare them to make use of what they learn.  Here’s a one-page summary of my background and speaking expertise to share with everyone involved in choosing just the right speaker for your event.

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