Consulting Services

Leadership and Keynote Speeches Lori Batista McEwen, Ph.D.Keynote Speeches

An engaging and inspiring keynote speech can set the right tone for your day.  We will discuss your goals and tailor a keynote address that will engage the audience.


Instructional Coaching and Mentorship Lori Batista McEwen, Ph.D.Leadership Coaching and Thought Partnership


Coaching can be especially beneficial for new leaders, or for those in a new role or context.  Clients can expect a lot of questioning! Lori is skilled at asking questions and posing ideas in fresh ways, helping you find your best path forward.  You can also expect complete confidentiality.

Thought Partnership

Leadership can be lonely.  A thought partner can push you to be your best self and give you a safe place to recieve feedback. In this post on, Rania Anderson describes a thought partner as one who:

  1. Challenges your thinking.
  2. Causes you to modify or change your paradigms, assumptions or actions.
  3. Has information or a way of thinking that provokes you to innovate or otherwise leads to value creation in your business, career or life.


Meetings Retreats for Teachers / Leaders Lori Batista McEwen, Ph.D.Meeting/Retreat Facilitation

Using a skilled facilitator allows all team members to contribute fully as participants.  A facilitator manages the process, so the team can function productively, collaboratively and efficiently.

What you can expect–We will meet to discuss aims, goals and topics. We will adapt protocols, set timings, help determine pre-work or readings, and then facilitate the process during your meeting.


Professional Development Workshops Lori Batista McEwen, Ph.D.Workshops

Educators need dedicated time to learn and work together to continue to bring their best to the students they serve.

Lori’s workshops help teachers reconnect with their sense of purpose, increase their collective power as educational leaders, and learn in partnership to increase effectiveness. Our workshops are highly interactive and tailored to meet the needs of your school and district.  Participants will push their and their colleagues’ thinking and laugh a lot in the process.  Lori engages, questions and supports participants as they wrestle with new ideas and exciting practices.

Click Here to see the topics page for a list of specialty areas. Workshops are offered as half day, full-day or a series over the course of the year.


Instructional Rounds Facilitation Lori McEwenInstructional Rounds Facilitation

Instructional rounds are a powerful way to focus educators on student learning.

In Rounds, educators focus on a particular problem of practice and use structured, non-evaluative observation and discussion protocols to move teaching and learning forward.

We draw heavily from the book of the same name by City, Elmore, Fiarman and Teitel.