Finding Promise.

Fulfilling Promises.

The Excellence Group, LLC focuses on providing support to school districts, school administrators, and educators.

Since 2006, our mission has been to foster educational excellence among Mississippi’s public school children.

We offer quality services which include professional development, school business consulting, using curriculum to raise test scores, and comprehensive school improvement.

 

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OUR TEAM

Mr. Arthur McMillan

Mr. Arthur McMillan is a former school superintendent, teacher, and administrator in Mississippi school districts of all sizes. Mr. McMillan assists districts in the areas of administrative mentoring, school board assistance, and marketing. 

Mr. Eddie Prather

Mr. Eddie Prather worked in Mississippi public schools for over thirty years as a  classroom teacher, principal, central office administrator, and superintendent. Mr. Prather is currently a co-owner of The Excellence Group, LLC and assists districts in the area of administrative mentoring and school board assistance.

Dr. Cindy Morgan

Dr. Cindy Morgan is a former teacher, central office administrator, and professor.  Dr. Morgan is a current co-owner of The Excellence Group, LLC. Dr. Morgan's area of expertise is data analysis and accountability.

Dr. Mina Ross Bryan-Lightsey

Dr. Bryan-Lightsey has served Mississippi schools as a teacher, principal, curriculum coordinator, central office administrator, and superintendent. She is currently a co-owner of The Excellence Group, LLC. Dr. Lightsey assists districts with teacher coaching and mentoring, administrative mentoring, and strategic planning.

Mr. Jim Young

Mr. Jim Young has vast experience working with Mississippi school districts on legal issues and finance and bond issues. He has a unique perspective and desire to help school districts make the most of every dollar. Mr. Young is currently co-owner of The Excellence Group, LLC. 

Dr. Charles Harrison

Dr. Charles Harrison is a lifelong educator and co-founder of The Excellence Group. Dr. Harrison has been a teacher, assistant superintendent, superintendent, and friend of education for over forty years.  

Dr. Leigh B. Mobley

Dr. Leigh Mobley has over 26 years of experience in Mississippi schools as a teacher, school principal, and district level administrator. Leigh brings a district level perspective that enhances the Excellence Group desire to assist Mississippi schools.

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WHAT WE DO

Accountability, Accreditation, and Assessment

The Excellence Group, LLC experts can assist your district in planning for continuous improvement by understanding the state accountability system, meeting state accredidation standards, and identifying issues in your district.

ACT Boot Camps

The Excellence Group, LLC has a great staff that can help your school accountability rating by increasing scores on the ACT.

Data Analysis

The Excellence Group, LLC has a pool of experts that help districts develop a step by step approach to analyzing data.

Efficiency Scheduling

The Excellence Group, LLC has a pool of experts that can assist districts with developing a step by step approach to secure the most qualified educators.

English Language Learners

The Excellence Group, LLC consultants will provide customized professional development that provides teachers with direct alignment to state assessments and instructional strategies that will improve ELL student achievement and growth.

Federal Programs Consultation

The Excellence Group, LLC has experts that can assist in training, audits, budget, and so much more.

New Teacher Academy

Designed to begin the professional growth of your new assests in an effective way to insure that new teachers have a great start to their career.

Professional Development

Customized professional development to meet the needs of any district or school including bootcamps, classroom mangement, mentoring, and so much more.

School Business Services

If your district is in need of help in the Business office, the Excellence Group, LLC has expert accountants and business office officials that can assist in training, audit preparation, fixed assests, and so many other services.

 

School Leadership

Developing new and future school leaders is a key component to district success! The Excellence Group, LLC experts can assist in developing your school leadership by training and mentoring new and future school leaders.

Special Education

The Excellence Group, LLC consultants have years of proven performance in Mississippi schools and can help school districts strengthen their special education programs and close the gap for students with disabilities.

Strategic Planning

Let us assist you in creating, revising, and implementing your districts strategic plan! The Excellence Group, LLC will design a collaborative effort that meets the needs of the district.

Teacher Mentoring & Coaching

Educators seeking to improve their skills inside the classroom are turning to accomplished and seasoned educators in their garde or subject areas for mentoring. The Excellence Group, LLC can design a program to meet the needs of any district or school to assist teachers in honing their skills.

Technology

The Technology Services team at the Excellence Group stands ready to assist districts with whatever technology needs they have. Services can be catered to the needs of the district.

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Third Grade Literacy Exam

Experts from The Excellence Group, LLC can assist in impacting accountability by preparing third grade studetns to achieve proficiency and above on the third grade literacy exam. 

WHAT’S NEW

Testimonials

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