I have worked with Kurtis and Jigsaw Learning with two different schools spanning K-12 and alternative education. He has done an excellent job differentiating guidance for the creation of a school/program specific CRM model and the delivery of professional learning. Kurtis is an excellent facilitator providing engaging and relevant learning activities for educators. Jigsaw Learning has been very helpful to both of the admin teams with which I have worked in responding to our requests as well as helping us anticipate next steps and future needs. Their work continues to be practical, user friendly, professionally empowering, research based and continually evolving.
Thank you so much for offering your services to our school district. We are excited to learn and implement the collaborative response model for our school. Making sure our students’ needs are met is our priority and it was great to see that it was a core value in the CRM.
Kurtis and Lorna’s leadership in the use of the Collaborative Response Model as well as their extensive knowledge and application of research in education is extremely beneficial in moving student learning along. They provided facilitation and coaching with various levels of leadership within the school division. When working with our group of Learning Coaches, Kurtis and Lorna provided research behind response to intervention as well as practical application for the use of the Collaborative Response Model. Their approach to learning and leading is collaborative and responsive to the needs of the groups with which they work. They also worked closely with school leadership teams to provide coaching as well as formative feedback for each specific team. The school teams were impressed by their ability to individualize each school’s situation, needs and challenges. Kurtis and Lorna also facilitated the research process for our division’s work to support teachers with a coaching model. They assisted us wi... Read more
This was an exceptional day! Comments from my staff ranged from, "That was so inspirational" and "I can't wait to talk about the Bubble Kids." to "That was the best school PL Day presentation I have been a part of" and "I didn't even think, once, about what I had to do in my classroom."
We highly recommend Jigsaw Learning to support professional learning and collaborative processes. They are very professional, very experienced and truly helpful in supporting the school.
Principal - Lochearn Elementary School