Professional Educational Services

Harding Parker & Associates LLC is a premier professional services consulting firm that delivers highly effective customized solutions to federal, state, local agencies and business. We specialize in helping organizations and individuals increase their capacity and effectiveness in achieving objectives through well-conceived and executed change strategies. Our core competencies include:


Transformative Education

  • Customer-focus and results driven - client customized targeted measurable impact- strategic human capital planning and performance goal setting
  • Student persistence and outcomes- college assessment, low performance and school transitions
  • Technical/vocational education- workforce development assessments
  • Educational policy assessment – school merger transition and
  •  Licensure/Certified, nationally peer recognized and highly experienced team -business CEO’s, teachers, K-12 principals, superintendents, LEA and state education department agencies team facilitators and trainers, university professors, national evaluators
  • Programs, grant reviewers for educational agencies, colleges and universities
  • Diversity and workforce planning – instructional systems design and (ISD Assessments/Benchmarking, training solutions
  • Organizational faculty salary and comprehensive studies 

Research and Evaluation
  • Data collection - evaluation, facilitation, focus groups, structured and semi-structured interviews
  • Dissemination of findings – published report, conferences, presentations, policy briefs, analytical memos, limited social media
  • Technical assistance – individual and agency performance feedback
  • Quantitative and qualitative studies
  • Research, analysis and reporting
  • Skills (academic and applied) and competency 
  • Assessment/benchmarking training solutions

 Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) and Facilitation
  • Executive recruiting services, leadership coaching and training
  • Program specific (content development and delivery) TAT
  • Assessment/Benchmarking training solutions
  • Instructional System Design (ISD)
  • Executive development, leadership coaching, training and recruiting/searches
  • Business and strategy coaching models/psychological/behavioral/cultural frameworks
 Policy Support

  • Research, data analysis, and process, policy recommendations
  • School merger facilitation and evaluation
  • Operational support project management
  • All other miscellaneous school, general government, and instruction 


Professional, Administrative, Logistics and Staffing Support

  • Conference logistics and support
  • Acquisition management 
  • Research and executive searches
  • Keynote public speaking 

Performance Management

  • National Malcom Baldrige Certified Examiner
  • ISO 9001, Six Sigma and Lean Six sigma
  • Scholar- practitioner methods
  • All certifications teacher, principal and superintendent, colleges and universities
  • Team facilitators/ trainers are licensure/certified and hold Ed. D degrees
  • National recognized and peer awarded educators and business leaders
  • National and international speakers and published authors
  • Team/ leaders/coaches/facilitators have served as practitioner business CEO’S, teachers, principals, school superintendents, university professors and administrators
  • Expert consulting working with federal, state education agencies, LEA’s/Low performing schools, programs
  • School, state, and federal programs, team assessment
  • Certified trainers, personal and program evaluators 

Customized Services 

Our competent core senior leadership team members are highly respected for their talents and getting results. We have successfully served as practitioners at some of the highest levels of leadership in some of the most challenging situations in the education and business profession in the nation. We are highly respected locally, state, and nationally, awarded and peer recognized educators in the profession. Our clients differentiate us based on our:

  • Customer focus- listening and meeting their needs
  • Reputation for quality in work deliverables-innovation, friendly and creativity
  • Project decisions-designed to achieve goals and outcomes with proficiency
  • Focus; providing innovative and creative solutions; and sustained improvement strategies after project delivery
  • Competent core team and vast network of talented and respected experts in work product, analytics, quality assurance, providing value added customer relationships and services to exceed the skills clients will need for tomorrow’s global competition. Fidelity to its values always acting with the highest integrity.
  • We keep our commitments. We know how to get results. 

We offer:

  • Leadership and executive coaching
  • Education and business consulting
  • Executive recruiting
  • Global leadership training
  • Group training and assessment
  • Leadership development and success strategies
  • Mentoring programs
  • Personal executive coaching
  • School improvement planning and data analysis
  • Teacher training programs
  • Team building