Excellent Student Results. Excellent Educator Careers.

Research-proven Opportunity Culture® staffing models change roles, schedules, budgets, and pay to reach all students with excellent teaching and all educators with more support and higher pay.

Flip the odds for your students!

New! Read about a report from Tennessee SCORE about four diverse districts using Opportunity Culture® strategic staffing models to address teacher shortages, the need for stronger teacher support, and the need to improve student learning outcomes.

What We Do

Public Impact® created and leads the Opportunity Culture® initiative, the nation’s largest and most successful school staffing design effort. Since 2013, we have helped U.S. districts use our school staffing models to bring about robust educator support and satisfaction, sustainable higher pay, and strong student results.

Design Consulting

With our guidance, district and school teams design roles, stipends, schedules, and structures to monitor and improve staffing design each year.


Our certification levels provide assurance that characteristics of design correlated with student learning results are present in a school and district—a signal of quality to families and current and prospective educators.

Professional Learning

Our engaging, highly rated in-person and virtual offerings equip district leaders, school leaders, and educators to succeed in their new roles. Certificates for CEUs provided.

Students Reached


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Understand the Strategy

See how schools leave the one-teacher, one-classroom model in the past and create a new daily reality for educator teams and their students.

Explore the Results

Be inspired by dramatic student results and positive reviews from educators. Learn what it takes to achieve certification, a signal to all that your schools are on track for these outcomes.

See How to Get Started

Learn about our co-design service options and professional learning. See how the new portal brings it all together to support your transition and success.

Are you ready to flip the odds for students in your district or state?


New on EdNC.org from Public Impact: Creating a Tutoring Culture

Teaching team leader Tameka Rover-Brown, at right, and paraprofessional Janie Martin, at left, from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Educators and policymakers continue to worry about permanent learning shortfalls post-Covid—both for individual students and the...

Professional Learning and Webinars

May 2024 Newsletter: What Makes Strategic Staffing Changes Stick?

How do great educators use the results of one school year to plan and launch the next? In our free, three-part webinar series, excellent educators in the Multi-Classroom Leader™ role share their words of wisdom. We also share keys to sustainability from educators in...