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Manhattan Strategy Group has expertise in all areas of elementary and secondary education, as well as early childhood, postsecondary, adult, career readiness, and family support services. Our diverse portfolio of work on behalf of educators and policymakers nationwide includes all forms of technical assistance (e.g., communities of practice, resource development and curation, training modules), research, evaluation, monitoring, and communications services, and both onsite and virtual meetings support. Among the noteworthy national initiatives we currently lead are the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA), the Student Achievement in Reading (STAR) adult education project, and the TA network for Statewide Family Engagement Centers (SFEC-TA).

Subject Matter Expertise

MSG’s capabilities are based on the depth and breadth of expertise garnered over decades of hands-on experience in the education field such as:

  • Adult Education
  • Afterschool Programming
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education Datasets
  • English Language Learners
  • Family Engagement
  • Financial Literacy
  • Rural Education
  • STEM Education
  • Re-entry Education

Education Lead

  • Martin Orland, Ph.D.
    Senior Fellow and Vice President

Core Clients

  • U.S. Department of Education
  • National Science Foundation
Elementary school kids arrive at school from the school bus

Supporting School Reopening

Manhattan Strategy Group unveiled a new infographic to support states, districts, schools, and teachers as they work to reopen schools. Navigating the Roadmap: A Guide to the ED COVID-19 Handbook Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students’ Needs is intended to provide a succinct, user-friendly tool for navigating the ED COVID-19 Handbook Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students’ Needs from the U.S. Department of Education. The infographic shares critical sections and takeaways from the Handbook, with an eye on funding, engaging the school community, and student equity, and provides links to resources for reopening.