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What We Offer

Professional Development


NUA helps districts provide school leaders and teachers with the opportunity, guidance and voice to identify what practices they need that will help them build on student strengths and engage them in learning essential skills, content and strategies.

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Cultural Relevance


It’s a given that students and teachers do not always come from the same racial or cultural backgrounds. NUA’s focus is on changing teachers’ perceptions and expectations of underachieving students in a way that pays particular attention to the cultural dimensions of these differences.

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Student Voices


Students are among the first to recognize that there is an enormous gap between their performance and potential. That is why we give students a voice in professional development, instruction and classroom management.

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Editor’s Choice

poc_cover1-239x198 Pedagogy of Confidence

In her new book, Yvette Jackson, NUA CEO, shows educators how to focus on students’ strengths to inspire learning and high intellectual performance.

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