people and projects...



Jackie Mosconi Vertigan and professional colleagues, Beijing, China, July 2010

Spent one month working with Beijing Royal School as they transition to an "American-style" high school. We developed processes, procedures, and programs for their counseling and career center.

Beijing Royal School's fantastic courtyard houses an impressive statue of Confucious.

A Few Projects in Brief ...

South High All Nations - Working in support of the students and the American Indian magnet program including integration of culture and language in rigorous curriculum.

South High Counseling Department - Minneapolis Public Schools; revamped the Counseling Department from a crisis-response and non-essential duty program to a model, pro-active, comprehensive, developmental school counseling program. Reknowned statewide for the quality of our program. Won the prestigious RAMP award, 2011!

Beijing Royal School- Consulting Educator; worked with BRS's counseling department and administration on creating a comprehensive school counseling program. Created processes, forms, policies and procedures to assist the school move toward an "American model" high school.

Ramp Up to Readiness/College Readiness Consortium, University of Minnesota - Working with secondary and post-secondary leaders from across the state, created a broad-scope system for college readiness for all students in the state of Minnesota.

MELD (formerly Minnesota Early Learning Design); created programming and curriculum for Young Parents, Immigrant Parents, trainers and staff; worked with evaluation and data analysis of program effectiveness.


Jackie Mosconi Vertigan

Leading a breakout session on School Counselor Leadership at the state conference, May 2010.


Working with students as part of the University of Minnesota College Readiness Consortium's Ramp Up to Readiness project, Spring 2009

As an integral part of a team of state-wide educational leaders, Jackie helped to craft a program to bring college-readiness to all students in Minnesota.


Photo Courtesy of Ramp Up to Readiness, College Readiness Consortium, University of Minnesota, 2009.



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  • Instructional Leadership Team
  • Site Emergency Team
  • District, Local, State, and National Leadership


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