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With over two decades of educational leadership experience, Betsy McKenna, founder of Exponential Returns, has built progressive learning communities that embody twenty first century teaching and learning.  Her work is her passion. Betsy operates solo as well as in partnership with like-minded professionals to provide services to schools and institutions in the following areas:  


  • Professional development (developing teachers and leaders through training and/or coaching)

  • Performance management (evaluations and conversations)

  • Program design and creation

  • Culture and community (supportive environments for teaching and learning)

  • Aesthetics and environment (organization and school design)

  • Parent engagement and partnership



To get a feel for what we do, here is a sampling of our consulting services, all of which are customized to fit our clients’ unique needs:


  • Facilitate professional development workshops, training programs or staff retreats

  • Serve as an adjunct professor or educator to train on topics of leadership

  • Lead culture building initiatives that create ideal learning communities

  • Serve as a thought-partner on critical decisions surrounding people, process and programs

  • Design and/or implement educational programming that enhances teacher performance and student achievement

  • Evaluate the overall ‘health’ of an organization or school and recommend next best steps for success

  • Develop strategic plans that help with growth, talent development or the rejuvenation of existing programs

  • Advise or mentor individuals and teams dedicated to advancing an organization and plan for future

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