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AI Savvy Instructional Leader Webinar. May 2024

May 14: AI Savvy Instructional Leader Webinar

Please join us on Tuesday, May 14th from 12-1pm EST to learn more about how to develop your own AI knowledge and skills and how to lead your team to effectively access AI tools to benefit teaching and learning. Register here: What can I expect?   The changing landscape of technology will impact all…


Hendy’s DEIB Vision and Definitions

Hendy Avenue Consulting is committed to diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and belonging in our client partnerships, in the cohorts we lead, and in our own team of consultants and subcontractors. In fall 2023, the Hendy team reviewed and updated our DEIB vision and definitions and how we engage with our partners to support their DEIB goals.…

AI Consortium 2023

Announcing Alliance of AI for Equity Consortium

A National Alliance Of School Networks To Collaborate On Equity-Driven AI Implementation Artificial Intelligence has the potential to enhance educator efficacy, efficiency, and sustainability. However, it also has the possibility of exacerbating educational inequity if school systems serving low-income students of color don’t have the support, training, and planning necessary to benefit from this technological…

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Team Spotlight: Meet Rachel Modica-Russell

The Hendy team is so fortunate that the talented Rachel Modica-Russell chose to join the Hendy team in Spring 2023. She is adding so much to our team and the clients with whom she’s partnering. Rachel is currently supporting leaders at Chicago Public Schools, Hebrew Public Schools, and in CMOs navigating new opportunities with AI.…

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Announcing our 2023-2024 Chief Academic Officer Cohort

The Hendy team is proud to announce the wonderful academic leaders joining our third Chief Academic Officer Cohort: The CAO Cohort is once again being led by Erica Murphy and Jonathan McIntosh. Erica is a member of the Hendy team and former academic leader for Ascend and Jonathan is the former CAO of Prospect Schools…

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Welcome Rachel Modica-Russell!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the incredibly talented Rachel Modica-Russell has joined the Hendy Avenue Consulting team! Rachel brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our organization, and we couldn’t be happier to have her on board. We first met Rachel several years ago when she joined Hendy’s Chief Talent Officer Cohort as the…

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Announcing our 2022-2023 Chief Academic Officer Cohort

The Hendy team is proud to announce the talented academic leaders chosen to be a part of the 2022-2023 Chief Academic Officer Cohort: Dr. Saskia Brown – Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy Dr. Megan Frankiewicz – Vista College Prep Ben Johnson – Ingenuity Prep Jeremy Jones – Eagle College Prep Crystal Lane – DREAM Nate…

Stay Conversation

Stay Conversations in the 2021-2022 SY

Our team has talked before about the importance of Stay Conversations as a crucial tool for staff retention. In the past, Stay Conversations have been about getting teachers and school leaders to return for the following school year. This year is different. This year is not only about retention for next school year, but also…

Hendy Avenue: Fall 2021 Update

Dear friends and colleagues, I hope this message finds you, your family, and your students doing well. Thank you for the incredible work you’re doing on behalf of kids. A couple weeks ago I sent my oldest child off to first grade in the NYC public schools, twenty years after I began my career in…


How We’re Striving to be an Anti-Racist Organization: Reflections from the 2020-2021 School Year

In June 2020, Hendy Avenue Consulting, like many other organizations, responded to the murder of George Floyd with a statement supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and condeming acts of racism. We felt it was important to make a statement, but knew that alone was not enough, so we also made a series of commitments:…

"Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society."

Sonia Sotomayor