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Our Impact and Sustainable Approach

Steve Ventura and his colleagues at Advanced Collaborative Solutions are working towards a future in which every child - regardless of race or socioeconomic status - has access to highly effective teachers and leaders who have received exceptional professional development. We improve student achievement by building the knowledge and skills of educators and school leaders. Advanced Collaborative Solutions is a preeminent source of educator professional development in the areas of standards, assessment, and accountability.

What We Do

  • Visible Learning Certified Trainer
  • Student Voice Certified Trainer
  • Common Formative Assessments 2.0 Certified Trainer
  • Leadership Development and Coaching
  • Formative Assessment and Evaluation
  • Grading Practices and Effective Feedback
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Curriculum Mapping and Design
  • Teacher and Leadership Efficacy
  • Governance Board Training
  • Achievement Teams™
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A Message from Steve Ventura - CEO/Founder, Advanced Collaborative Solutions

ACS - Service Before Profit
Thank you for visiting our website. ACS is a professional development and consulting group that provides services to schools, districts, and non-profit organizations all around the world.

When you partner with ACS, you form a partnership with dedicated and passionate educators. We are exceptionally prepared to show clients how to develop antecedents of excellence...those best practices and proven conditions that should be embedded and used every day for improving student achievement.

Please click on the link below to download our informational brochure, and be sure to view our concept video.

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