Teacher Professional Development in Kansas City

The Educator Academy Community Partnerships

The Educator Academy is proud and grateful to work with other organizations in pursuit of educational excellence and equity within the KC metropolitan area.

Below you will find some of the schools, affiliations, and collaborators of inclusive and innovative teacher professional development in Kansas City.

K-12 School Partners

The Educator Academy prioritizes working with Title 1 Schools within The Educator Academy Metro area that serve culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Below are some of the schools and districts where our teachers work.

*Partnership openings vary for different programs. A school site being on this list does not guarantee a participant a placement spot at that school site. For questions about placement, reach out to us!

University Partner

Our university partner is the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Together, The Educator Academy and UMKC have created a unique program specifically for residents. The Master’s of Curriculum and Leadership through UMKC is a two-year, full-time master’s program (36 credit hours total). The unique curriculum, through the lens of culturally responsive teaching, is applicable to the Residents’ experiences in Title 1 schools and based on both the practical knowledge that The Educator Academy has built over our years of operation and UMKC’s leadership in the field of urban education.



The Educator Academy is connected to various organizations and groups that share a similar mission for a quality equitable education system. Click below to find out more about each of these groups.



DREAM Education Consulting

DREAM Education Consulting is a specialized services firm providing solutions to support schools, education organizations and community development. Our professionals offer clients with customized programming to achieve their mission and goals. Dr. Ro with the DREAM Education Consulting team has worked with The Educator Academy in the development and implementation of The Educator Academy’s SPED program.

Coaching for Clarity, LLC

Cynthia Moore-Hollinshed is the founder of Coaching for Clarity, LLC, where she provides leadership coaching, instructional design, and curriculum consultation. She also supports organizations in the creation and implementation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. Cynthia served as an educator for 15 years. She consults and works with The Educator Academy in development and training of coaching and programming.

KEVRA Consulting

The Educator Academy worked with Dr. Kevin Sansberry of KEVRA Consulting to refine our mission, vision, and values in 2021-2022. In addition, KEVRA has consulted with the Educator Academy in culture and leadership development.


Help Us Achieve Our Vision

Join us in ensuring every classroom is filled with a highly effective teacher. Whether you’re applying to our urban residency in Kansas City or donating to our organization, you can make a difference in the KC public education system.

For any questions or concerns, please call us at (816) 298-5660.