Company Overview

For more than 15 years, Davenport Consulting has led our nation in the largest school district transformations of our generation. They bring a combination of best practices methodologies to a passion for motivation and academic leadership that is unrivaled in the industry.

Davenport Consulting provides a system-wide approach for school improvement that focuses on the vital roles of critical elements—such as collaboration and empowerment, data-driven decision making, core beliefs and values, and leadership. These elements are embedded and demanded in the implementation of this intervention strategy. Davenport’s reform process is based on this integrated system comprised of Effective Schools Research, Total Quality Management principles and an eight-step continuous improvement model that employs data-driven decision making and collaboration between teachers to improve academic achievement in their schools.

The 8-Step Process is a fundamental tool that is very much unlike turn-around models that call for school closures and...

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Patricia Davenport, President & CEO

Pat founded Patricia Davenport Consulting in 2002 and continues to oversee the firm.

Pat began her work as an educational consultant for APQC in Houston, Texas and continues to provide process training seminars for APQC.

Her focus is to support districts in their efforts to achieve systemic change through the PDCA Instructional Cycle process and design training, data disaggregation, and the integration of quality tools and Effective Schools Research.

Prior to becoming an educational consultant, Pat was a key leader of a dramatic change initiative to close the gap in student achievement at Brazosport ISD in Freeport, Texas. Brazosport was able to not only prove that all students can learn but also win the Texas Quality Award, the first school district to earn that distinction. The school district was also the largest rated exemplary district in the state in 1997-1998 and 1998-1999.

While at Brazosport, she served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction and directed implementation an integrated system which included effective schools research, a PDCA...