Developed online training modules to build Principal leadership skills. The Bush Institute engaged Safal to help them create a roadmap for developing online training modules aimed at building principals’ skills as school leaders and managers of talent. The planning/feasibility phase was funded by the Gates Foundation and one of the deliverables was a concept proposal [...]
As the focus of policymakers and philanthropic funders has shifted from post-secondary access to post-secondary access and success, researchers have begun to investigate more deeply the specific effects of rising college costs, increasing debt, and the impact of financial aid on degree completion. This report describes the sources and types of financial aid available [...]
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commissioned FSG to explore the challenges low-income young adults face in accessing and using financial aid and the related trends contributing to inequality in post-secondary education today, as well as potential approaches to helping students overcome these barriers. To do so, FSG interviewed national and state experts on [...]
America Achieves selected Safal partners to be a thought partner and support them in their strategic planning work to enable large scale impact in education. America Achieves, founded by Jon Schnur, is a leading national education non-profit helping communities and states leverage policy, practice, and leadership to build high-quality educational systems.
"Safal Partners was selected from a number of firms to improve efficiency at our organization. Their knowledge of education and Salesforce was very helpful, and they were highly effective in developing recommendations, getting buy-in on strategy across sites, and implementing a solution. We highly recommend them."
"Safal Partners has been a wonderful partner for Project Lead the Way as we have developed and implemented a new data system, dashboard, and assessment and evaluation system. Their knowledge of various systems, educational operations, as well as philanthropic capital markets make them a very valuable resource. I would highly recommend them."
“Mukta has been a major driving force behind the design and launch of Challenge Network, our core strategic focus going forward. What really sets her apart is her mission zeal, her willingness to always go the extra mile, and her ability to connect with people at all levels of an organization to lead change and [...]
GHCF commissioned our partner, EduStart, to research and draft this report to provide background information about the innovative blended-learning movement for the executive committee as well as for potential funders and partners. Our contribution included a section on Learning Management Systems and their impact on adaptive learning.
"Safal's deep knowledge of the education landscape made it a great asset to a team of consultants commissioned to develop a long-term scholarship strategy for the foundation. The project greatly enhanced the foundation's knowledge of financial aid in the state and will have a long-term impact on the foundation's scholarship grant making."