PJH consulting draws expertise from diverse backgrounds to providing educational consulting in a variety of contexts. Our goal is to help educators, administrators, and business leaders to meet the needs of their studetns and staff, preparing them for success in our dynamic world.
With increased testing, more standards, less classroom time, and increasing outside demands on teachers, developing curriculum has become quite a challenge.
Dr. Herak has been developing curriculum for over 20-years, addressing these very issues, integrating content and skills effectively to get the most out of students.
The working day for adults is not split up into 50-minute blocks of time for each subject (unless you happen to be a school teacher).
Learn how to work effectively with teachers from other departments to create meaningful, interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary, real-world projects.
As STEM Education has developed, there has been an increasing need to incorporate art, music and ethics. These facets are what truly make us human.
Dr. Herak has brought the art and STEM world's together with a variety of lessons, activities and programs including "Music Is Science" with Ball State University Orchestra Director Douglas Droste.
Whether you are a new teacher, an experienced teacher in a rut, or a teacher that is simply looking for fresh perspectives to improve your instruction, professional development is always relevant.
Engaging students, streamlining classroom procedures, efficient grading, and classroom management are all areas that can suffer given the daily grind of a teacher. Learn ways to recognize and address varies issues in teaching (and more importantly, learning)
Whether you are writing your first grant, or going for that big grant you had you had always hoped for an outside perspective is alway valuable to seal the deal.
Don't allow your students to miss out because you don't have the funds os supplies that would help improve classroom instruction. Dr. Herak, has had a variety of successful grant applications over the years.
Whether you are business that is looking for interns, an organization looking for a way to engage primary and secondary school students, or just want to "Pay it Forward", it is important to get proper guidance.
Dr. Herak can help you connect your organization to students in a meaningful way so you can meet both your needs and theirs.
English Language Learners (ELLs) often receive watered-down content in STEM courses leading to them being disengaged from the class.
Dr. Herak can help you learn techniques to give language support for ELLs so can they still achieve grade-level appropriate content.