The Private School Consultancy

Over 38 years experience working with private, independent schools


Faculty and Administrator Placement

bullet School Governance
bullet Institutional Culture and Image Audits
bullet Strategic Planning

Retreats, Seminars, and Workshops


Executive Coaching


Retreats, Seminars, and Workshops

Choose from any of the seminars and workshops below or call us to customize a program exclusively for you


The "Great Teacher" Question.

Teaching in an Independent School and the Differences it Makes

What every teacher needs to know about:

bulletEffective Teaching, Instructional Planning and Student Motivation
bulletAssessing Student Performance
bulletWriting Anecdotal Reports and Conducting Parent-Teacher Conferences
bulletTechnology and Media
bulletClassroom Management and Discipline
bulletAttending to the Needs of Diverse Learners
bulletTeaching Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom
bulletand more

Board and Administration

Leadership 101

Strategic and/or Tactical Planning

Effective Trusteeship

Board and/or Administrative Assessment

The Timeless and the Timely: Sustaining while Changing

and more...


      Rocket Science   - A real blast!

      Look no further than the This unique Build-to-Launch approach will inspire every student you teach.

We supply, directly to you doorstep, for one low cost: A complete On-Line curriculum with step-by-step instructions and lesson plans on DVD; all components needed to build and launch 12 rockets PLUS direct, on-line access to the Rocket Man. (Addional rockets available)

Authored by Jack Colpas, retired Middle School Science Teacher, Manatee County, FL, 33 years experience. Jack is Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) past presenter and speaker and the June 2006 issue of FAST journal featured article about him and the program. He also was the Summer Program Leader, G. Wiz ~The Hands-on Science Museum (Sarasota, FL)

 Endorsements: Florida Space Grant Consortium, Estes Educator, G. Wiz , the Private School Consultancy

For complete information to rock-(et) the minds of your students, call today at 941-907-3844 or email


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About Dr. Mike Novello

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Call 941-907-3844 (office); 941-400-5122 (mobile)