Reading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines

Symphonic Strategies designed a phased, mixed-method research strategy to help the senior leader at the State Education Agency understand and document the needs and stories of low-income, functionally illiterate residents in two of Washington, D.C.’s most impoverished...
Parent and Student Voices: School Choice in Baltimore

Parent and Student Voices: School Choice in Baltimore

Symphonic Strategies conducted a five-month mixed method focus group study as part of the Casey Foundation’s ongoing education initiative. The engagement focused on understanding the “school choice” thought process and behavior of families with children attending...
VA Senior Executive Leadership Program

VA Senior Executive Leadership Program

The Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration (AS/OHR&A) chartered the VA Transformational Leadership Training Task Force (TLTTF) to rapidly design a strategy for delivering a core curriculum tailored to leaders, managers and supervisors to...
National 4-H Leadership Circle

National 4-H Leadership Circle

How can we strengthen the impact of a large, national system on the lives of young people across America? 4-H is one of the largest and most complex multi-sector partnerships in the United States. We were tasked with engaging the 4-H system, as it is known, in a...