For effective leadership training and coaching, turn to Consortium for Educational Research and Advancement in Chicago, IL. CERA works as a strategic and instructional partner with school principals and district leadership. Research demonstrates that an effective principal takes strategic actions to reach outcomes for teacher growth and student achievement. When transforming a school, principals should understand the process to implement whole school change. Our team of consultants will work with school leaders to construct a plan that focuses on increasing leadership effectiveness in order to increase student achievement. We analyze leadership needs through a needs assessment. With client input, we customize a leadership development plan, followed by individual coaching.