The overall strengths of the consulting workshops include:

  • Integration of best practices based on actual public school and higher education experience
  • Credential backgrounds with the lead consultant (Dr. Tanner) holding a doctorate in education
  • Research-based workshops, seminars and coaching services
  • Diverse experience addressing school improvement initiatives
  • Data analysis and research instruments to assess current and perceived campus needs


Customized workshops to fit your needs:

  • Parenting Strategy Seminars (large and small groups)
  • One-on-one consultation with parents
  • Parent involvement workshops
  • Collaborative friends groups
  • Professional Book Study groups and small Action Research Projects
  • Online professional development reinforcement
  • Small group professional development during planning or departmental meetings
  • Customized data desegregation and interpretation with building leadership
  • Follow-up sessions to reinforce campus professional development goals
  • Survey distribution, data collection, and data disaggregation and presentation for learning communities, faculty, and staff
  • Proven strategies to improve the academic achievement of diverse learners



Tanner’s services:
As a consultant, he has facilitated exciting research-based workshops for more than 100,000 educators, parents, schools districts, universities, business, conferences, and government agencies.  The below list represents a sample of the business and district that have utilized Dr. Tanner's services:


  • Aldine Independent School District
  • Beaumont Independent School District
  • Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
  • Fort Bend Independent School District
  • Houston Independent School District
  • Spring Independent School District
  • Ypsilanti School District
  • Region 12 Service Center
  • Good Hope Baptist Church
  • Houston C.A.N. Academy
  • University of Houston
  • Texas A & M University
  • Texas Southern University
  • American Educational Research Association conference (AERA)
  • Association for the Advancement of Educational Research
  • National Alliance of Black School Educators
  • National Association of African-American Studies and Affiliates
  • Society for Research in Adult Development
  • Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA)
  • Texas Alliance of Black School Educators conference (TABSE)

Through my consulting, I am committed to nurturing relationships. I believe that our children, families, area partners, and businesses are great assets to our communities. In order to preserve that asset, I provide the training, skill set and research-based professional services that meets your unique campus needs. Below are some of his most popular workshops: