Hanover built its K-12 Solutions based on more than 10 years of experience supporting over 700 school districts, regional education agencies, state departments of education, independent schools, and non-profit organizations solving critical instructional and administrative challenges. Our comprehensive solutions use a multi-methods approach including data analytics, survey research, benchmarking, best practice identification, in-depth interviews, and focus groups to help K-12 leaders in every department manage their toughest challenges.

Research Solutions

Hanover’s Research Solutions provide key insights for leadership across instructional and administrative departments

Leadership Solutions

Build a high-performing administration that is the first choice for students, parents, and staff.

Academic Solutions

  • Ensure College and Career Readiness: Support on-time student graduation and prepare all students for post-secondary education and career success.
  • Evaluate Programs: Measure program effectiveness to support informed investments in resources that maximize student outcomes and manage costs.
  • Build Safe and Supportive Environments: Create an environment that supports the academic, cultural, and social-emotional needs of students, parents, and staff through a comprehensive annual assessment of climate and culture.

Administrative Solutions

  • Engage Families and Communities: Expand and strengthen parent engagement and identify community partnerships that support student success.
  • Recruit, Retain and Develop Talent: Attract and retain highly-qualified staff through an enhanced understanding of the teacher experience and staff professional development needs.
  • Improve Operations: Proactively address changes in demographics, enrollment levels, and community expectations in your budgeting decisions.

Grants Solutions

Hanover’s Grants Solutions support your grantwriting needs from a la carte support to full proposal development.

  • Grantseeking Capacity: Develop your organizational capacity to pursue grant funding.
  • Funding Research: Spot grant opportunities aligned to your funding needs.
  • Pre-Proposal Support: Facilitate the development of competitive project concepts prior to submission.
  • Proposal Review & Support: Provide review and revision to ensure the robust proposal submissions.
  • Proposal Development: Engage full proposal development support.

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A Word from One of Our K-12 Education Clients:

Alpine School District’s vision for learning states, ‘Our students acquire the essential knowledge, skills, and dispositions in each content area and the fundamental capacities of collaboration, critical thinking, communication, creativity, citizenship, and character.’  Our pursuit of that vision led us to focus resources on 21st century/deeper learning.  This project—providing extended, job-embedded professional development for teachers and principals and providing instructional coaches—will have a larger impact on teaching and learning than any other initiative to date. We expect this impact to be seen in unprecedented student engagement K-12 and in developing skills for success beyond high school.

We believe Hanover will help us in both our student academic goals and teacher and administrator goals by examining our practices, and then providing us with validation of the effective work we do, as well as identifying areas that do not align with best practices for teaching and learning for 21st century/deeper learning. When contemplating engaging with an external partner, I recommend school district leaders ask themselves and their constituents two questions.  First, what is it that we most want our students to know and be able to do when they exit our school system?  In other words, what kind of graduate do we hope to produce?  Next ask, how can we know whether our current professional services are aligned to achieve those ends? A serious pursuit to measure our effectiveness likely leads to an external partner, like Hanover, who can help us see what we on the inside cannot.

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– Dr. John Patten, Assistant Superintendent Education Services & K-12

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