The 305 Education Group’s mission is simple: To help educators love and get better at their jobs.  To accomplish this mission, we partner with educators, those who support educators, and those who hold educators accountable to improve experiences and outcomes for students, families, and educators.  Our work lives at the school level, network/district level, and at the School Board/Board of Directors level and focuses on co-designing solutions to challenges, developing new systems to ensure continuous improvement, and providing ongoing support to sustainably affect change.


Our efforts to support our clients will always be tailored to their specific needs.  That said, our work generally falls in the following categories described below.

Embedded Coaching & Professional Development

We believe that working shoulder-to-shoulder with school leaders, school leadership teams, and teachers is the most effective way to drastically improve their effectiveness and positively impact outcomes for students, families, and educators.  Whether in person or remote, our embedded coaching and professional development provide educators the support, growth, and development needed to better meet the social, cultural, and academic needs of those they serve and to improve outcomes for the entire school community.

Strategic Planning

We believe that supporting school leaders, network/district leaders, and School Boards/Boards of Directors to rethink how they meet the needs of those they serve will fundamentally change the educational system.  Our work typically involves learning deeply about our clients and unpacking their challenges via various root cause analysis processes.  From there, we live our belief of “designing with, not for” and create the space for those that will have to implement the change as well as those who will be impacted by the change to co-design the solutions.  After pressure testing and refining, we support our clients to operationalize the co-designed solutions.

Technical Assistance

We believe that educators, those who support educators, and those who hold educators accountable cannot predict every challenge that may affect their stakeholders nor solve them in isolation.  We support our clients to address acute challenges as they arise, helping them to connect with the challenge and co-designing the solution, through a lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

School Improvement

We believe that school improvement never ends, continuously occurring from the time a school is envisioned, during its founding, throughout its operations, and during and beyond its renewal.  We support our clients as they continuously seek to better serve students, families, and educators via our school review processes as well as School Boards/Board of Directors and authorizers as they seek to better support and hold educators accountable.

COVID Response & Recovery

We believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided educators, those who support educators, and those who hold educators accountable the opportunity to rethink educational constructs – a process that will challenge assumptions and spur innovation and change.  Through that lens of optimism and opportunity, we support our clients to innovate, challenge their thinking, and expand opportunities for their school communities as they reimagine schooling and address school loss, learning loss, acceleration, and remediation.


"The 305 team was extremely patient with me and my approach to processing information. The final product is something that we can be really proud of and adapt into materials for Board Members, funders, and stakeholders."

 Devin Morris, Co-Founder & Executive Director
The Teachers' Lounge


"Working with Mark Comanducci has been instrumental to my development as a school leader! He challenges me in situations where I need to grow and helps me think beyond my comfort zone."

Cole Huber, Principal
Chrisman High School

"During my first year as a principal, leading through a pandemic, Mark’s counsel was invaluable as I considered how to turn around a building that was in desperate need of a culturally responsive leader that could lead the school in one cohesive direction."

Sarah Weber, Principal
Citizens Academy Southeast


"Mark Comanducci is an amazing leadership coach.  He is an active listener who quickly understood our school and was able to support our school improvement process."

Alissa Tucker, Principal
Dallas City Elementary School


"The 305 Education Group provided our leadership team amazing support. Working together gave our team great confidence in leading our school through any challenge."

 Ricardo Franklin Sr., Principal
Citizens Leadership Academy East


"My leadership coaching sessions with Mark Comanducci have helped me improve my leadership skills, allowing me to be more in touch with my teachers and students alike! He has provided me with a wealth of knowledge!"

Cole Huber, Principal,
Chrisman High School and Junior High School


"With The 305 Education Groups’ support, I was able to lead the school to a significantly more positive culture while improving academic outcomes in all grades levels and content areas!"

Sarah Weber, Principal
Citizens Academy Southeast


"Mark Comanducci has a way of guiding, leading, and pushing me to develop and achieve goals.  He is passionate about the work and has become an integral member of our team."

 Alissa Tucker, Principal
Dallas City Elementary School


"Our entire school community grew closer and stronger as a result of working with The 305 Education Group."

 Ricardo Franklin Sr., Principal
Citizens Leadership Academy East