• “Our field trips also help parents because they can come along with us to learn about how a college campus works. They are shown around by a student guide who answers their questions about financial aid and admission requirements.”

    Miguel Ibarra


NLA Can Help School Districts

Leroy Werkhoven and Barbara Peterson, co-founders of NLA Group, have over 20 years of experience working with school districts in Washington state to develop strong curriculums, programs, and partnerships.

Work with NLA in your district to:

  • Develop a shared vision among student, staff, parents, community
  • Build a culture of high expectations: staff, community and parents believe that all students can achieve at high levels
  • Adopt a program philosophy tailored to unique student needs/interests
  • Design professional development program of the type and intensity for system change
  • Institute broad-based management with shared decision-making
  • Develop assessment based on outcomes, competency and continuous improvement
  • Use technology to support student & staff learning and inquiry + college planning
  • Develop true partnerships among students, staff, parents, community support, with clear expectations and accountability
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