Abels Consulting and Design LLC provides a varity of consulting services to education. Consulting services are founded upon a well-grounded education and leadership philosophy, evidence of effective practice and purposeful personal involvement of all participants for the benefit of learners and learning. Improvements resulting from consultative services are achieved through the cultivation of a climate of collaborative responsibility for the meaningful and constructive involvement of all in the implementation of that vision.

Ross Abels is a retired educator who served as a teacher and school administrator in Iowa and Alaska with primary responsibilities for curriculum, instruction, professional development, assessment and technology. In 2006, Ross was selected the "Central Office Administrator of the Year" by the School Administrators of Iowa. Ross is a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) program joining in 2005. Please refer to the résumé of Ross Abels for detailed academic preparation and professional experience information.


Scope and Methods

As a consultant, Ross Abels develops collaborative relationships with educators, families and communities to provide effective learning environments for all students by providing leadership, guidance and assistance in general school improvement efforts and in the specific areas of curriculum, assessment, technology and/or PowerSchool.

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Ross Abels provides PowerSchool and PowerScheduler trainings, workshops, consultations and customizations (annotated listing). Ross began using PowerSchool in 2003 as a district-level director of instructional services and PowerSchool system administrator. Conducting trainings, workshops and consultations since 2009 has provided an opportunity to meet many talented educators in several countries and many states (map and listing of on-site trainings), each striving to ensure the highest quality experiences for students.

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