Ed Direction


At Ed Direction, we provide our clients with data-driven improvement services that can immediately impact student learning.



We believe in the power of professionals learning and growing together. We tailor our coaching, professional learning, performance management, and appraisal supports to invest in the development of students, educators, and communities.


We are a learning organization, we systematically incorporate what is learned in our partnerships with schools, central offices, regional service centers, universities, educational foundations, and state departments of public instruction, to ensure we add value to the work of school systems.


We have a track record of success helping schools, districts, states, foundations, and other educational agencies to implement successful and sustainable strategies. We elevate a school community’s assets and with that knowledge, our team works with local stakeholders to tailor plans and implement durable solutions.

Our Impact


A New Model for Family Engagement

Storytelling to Heal in a Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19 Calls for a Narrow Focus

Pinpointing Student Needs in the Age of COVID-19

IL-EMPOWER Partnership Improves ISBE Report Card School Designations

ESSA Update: How does this impact our schools?

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