Kevin Perks





Improving learning, healthy development, and equity in schools and communities.

About our organization

WestEd is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd has more than a dozen offices nationwide with headquarters in San Francisco. Our work is rooted in data, informed by research, and tailored to the needs of the field and the context of particular clients.

Our team

More than 50 facilitators/coaches

Educator services

  • Acceleration Support for Leaders
  • Acceleration Support for Teachers
  • High-Quality Instructional Materials Professional Learning
  • Science of Reading Professional Learning

Student services

  • Digital Math Supports
  • High-Dosage Tutoring
  • Online Text Repository

HQIM Professional Learning

HQIM phase expertise

  • Adoption
  • Initial PL
  • Ongoing PL
  • Systems support

HQIM ELA expertise

  • Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA)
  • EL (EL Education)
  • Engage NY
  • Wit & Wisdom

HQIM math expertise

  • Eureka Math
  • Illustrative Math
  • Zearn

Sample Service

Service description

Implementing HQIMs: WestEd works to ensure that any implementation plan includes opportunities for teachers to become deeply familiar with all parts of any set of HQIMs, including strengths and weaknesses, so they know how to use the materials and augment and adjust when necessary to best meet the needs of their students.

Delivery method

Delivery methods vary and can be customized. They include half-day, full-day and multi-day engagements. In-person, virtual, or hybrid.

Preferred format

Blended, In-person, Virtual: Asynchronous, Virtual: Synchronous

Target audience

School leaders, School system coaches and leaders, School-based coaches, Teachers

Can be fully virtual


Participants per facilitator

No maximum


Please contact vendor for pricing details

Supports EL/SWD


Former client of this service

Hobbs Municipal Schools