Our Team

Our Team

Steve Ventura

President, Lead PD Consultant

Steve Ventura is the president and lead consultant at Advanced Collaborative Solutions. He is a highly motivational and knowledgeable speaker who approaches high-stakes professional development armed with practical, research-based strategies. Steve is a former elementary and secondary teacher as well as both a school and district-level administrator. Steve has published multiple books and articles, and regularly presents and keynotes at major global education events.


Michelle Ventura

Vice President, PD Consultant

Michelle Ventura is the co-founder of Advanced Collaborative Solutions. After thirty years of classroom experience, Michelle brings a unique and sensible perspective to professional development. She is passionate about the teaching profession as well as a student advocate who firmly believes all kids can learn. Michelle creates engaging adult learning opportunities that provide participants with immediate possibilities to improve teacher practice. She credits her success to other educators and students increasing her own ability to learn and grow.

Advanced Collaborative Solutions works with multiple certified independent contractors for Achievement Teams training and implementation.