Recent HEG Consulting Projects

HEG Offers The Highest Quality Of Private & Independent School Consulting Services

We offer the highest quality of consulting services for new and established private schools around the globe, for both K-12 and post secondary career colleges,language schools, and universities. Our customized service will meet or exceed your expectations and are tailored to your specific needs.

We offer a highly effective set of services and tools to help organizations manage growth and development. We have over 30 years of experience with a strong and diverse portfolio in management and development expertise within the education sector, offering a comprehensive and distinctive services for organizational improvement as well and mergers and acquisitions. We work with non- and for-profits, CEO's, Boards, Investors, and Corporations to determine which services will best meet your needs to improve your organization's effectiveness and operational efficiency, and the achievement of your vision and goals.

Provided below is an overview of our teams recent projects.

+ Market-Feasibility Study and Business Plan for New Private School Development Projects

  • BUSINESS PLAN FOR A CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL –SAUDI ARABIA: HEG was retained to develop a business plan for submission to an investment group to start a private for-profit PreK-12 Canadian international IB school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • RESEARCH STUDY ON SMALL SCHOOL ISSUES IN SAUDI ARABIA –SAUDI ARABIA: HEG was retained by a major consulting firm in KSA to complete a research-based comparative study on small school issues in Saudi Arabia.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY & DEVELOPMENT OF K-12 PRIVATE SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR THE NEW PLANNED CITY - MASDAR IN ABU DHABI, UAE: HEG was retained to advice on the development of a K-12 private school system and stand-alone private school(s) for the new planned city of Masdar in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A GROUP OF NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL BRANCH SCHOOLS – OMAN: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a group of new For-Profit International Private k-12 Branch Schools in Oman.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL BOARDING HIGH SCHOOL – BRITISH COLUMBIA: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new For-Profit International Private Boarding High School in Vancouver, B.C.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - TEXAS: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new Non-Profit International Private High School in Dallas, Texas.
  • MARKET STUDY FOR A NEW PRIVATE ADVENTIST SCHOOL – SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: HEG was retained to complete an introductory Market Study for a new Non-Profit Adventist Private K-12 School in San Antonio.
  • BUSINESS PLAN FOR A PRIVATE RELIGIOUS HIGH SCHOOL – FLORIDA: HEG has been retained to implement a Business Plan for a new all-boys Grade 9-12 Independent Orthodox High School in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY & BUSINESS PLAN FOR A PRIVATE TRIBAL SCHOOL – ALABAMA, U.S.A.: HEG has been retained to implement a Feasibility Study and Business Plan for a new co-ed PreK-12 Tribal Private School in Atmore, Alabama, USA.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY & BUSINESS PLAN - MAUI HAWAII, USA: HEG was commissioned to implement a Feasibility Study and Business Plan for a new University Preparatory High School in Maui, Hawaii. HEG will also support starting the school.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – SAN DIEGO, U.S.A.: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new For-Profit International Private High School in San Diego, California.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL PREK-9 IB MARKET STUDY FOR A BRITISH COLUMBIA CERTIFIED OFFSHORE SCHOOL - BEIJING, CHINA: HEG was retained to oversee starting a K-12 BC-certified offshore school in Beijing, China.
  • BUSINESS PLAN FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – SINGAPORE: HEG was retained to support the development of a business plan for submission to the government of Singapore to start a new private for-profit K-12 international IB school.
  • SCHOOL - MALAYSIA: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new PreK-9 International Private IB School formation project in Malaysia.
  • BUSINESS PLAN FOR A BRITISH COLUMBIA CERTIFIED OFFSHORE SCHOOL – AL AIN, UAE: HEG was retained to develop a detailed start-up and operational business plan for a new K-12 B.C.-certified offshore school in Al Ain, UAE.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY & BUSINESS PLAN FOR A PRIVATE GRADES PREK-12 ANGLICAN SCHOOL – VANCOUVER, CANADA: HEG has been retained to implement a Feasibility Study and Business Plan for a new co-ed PreK-12 Non-Profit Anglican Private School in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – VANCOUVER, CANADA: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new For-Profit International Private High School in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • BUSINESS PLAN DEVELOPMENT- ONTARIO, CANADA: HEG was commissioned to develop a comprehensive business plan for a new University Preparatory Day-Boarding Multi-Sport Elite High School in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • BUSINESS PLAN FOR A BRITISH COLUMBIA CERTIFIED SPORTS ACADEMY - VANCOUVER, B.C.: HEG completed a detailed start-up and operational business plan for a new K-12 B.C.-certified sports academy in Vancouver, BC.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW INDEPENDENT GRADES 9-12 PREP SCHOOL – TORONTO, CANADA: HEG was retained to complete a phone Feasibility Study and Business Plan for a new Grade 9-12 University Preparatory Private School formation project in Ontario. 
  • MARKET STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – LUANDA, ANGOLA: HEG was retained to complete a full Market Study and Business Plan for a new For-Profit International Private PreK-12 School in Angola.
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY AND BUSINESS PLAN FOR A NEW PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL K-12 IB SCHOOL FORMATION PROJECT - PANAMA: HEG was retained to complete a Feasibility Study and Business Plan for a new K-12 International Private IB School project in Panama City, Panama.

+ Private School Start-Ups

  • SET-UP A CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – UAE: HEG is being retained to lead the formation of a new Private For-Profit PreK-12 Canadian International School in Al Ain, UAE.
  • SET-UP A CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL –SAUDI ARABIA: HEG was retained to lead the formation of a new Private For-Profit PreK-12 Canadian International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • OPEN THE FIRST NEW PRIVATE K-12 INTERNATIONAL IB SCHOOL FOR DOMESTIC KOREANS - SONGDO, KOREA: HEG was retained to open the first private international K-12 School for Korean domestic and international students in a new $35 billion planned city of Songdo in Korea called Songdo International School. 
  • PROVIDE SCHOOL FORMATION GUIDANCE FOR NEW INDEPENDENT ALTERNATE HIGH SCHOOL - WASHINGTON, DC: HEG was retained to advise on the formation of a new private alternate education High School in Washington, DC.
  • NEGOTIATE PROPERTY LEASE FOR NEW SCHOOL - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: A K-12 private school in California retained HEG to negotiate the lease for a new Private School Preparatory Chinese Mandarin Immersion School in San Francisco, California.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STUDY - TEXAS, USA: HEG was retained to review starting a PreK-12 Adventist School Preparatory School in Texas.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION - BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: HEG was retained to support starting of a new Independent Catholic Preparatory High School in Richmond, BC.
  • START A VOCATIONAL & TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE - SURREY, CANADA: A group wanting to start a Post-Secondary Technical and Vocational in BC has retained HEG to oversee the complete formation of their institute from the ground up in Surrey, BC.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT - MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE - BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: HEG was retained to provide project oversight for the development of a proposed School of The Future project in British Columbia, Canada.

+ Strategic Planning

  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC/ACTION PLAN – JAKARTA, INDONESIA: HEG’s Principal Consultant, Douglas Halladay developed the strategic plan for a Grades K-12, Private, Non-Profit DayInternational Preparatory School in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN - KELOWNA, BC: HEG was retained to develop the action plan for a new PreK-10 University Preparatory Private Non-Profit School in Kelowna, British Columbia.
  • NATIONAL K-12 EDUCATION STRATEGIC PLAN – SAUDI ARABIA: HEG’s Principal Consultant, Douglas Halladay was retained by AED to lead the development of the national K-12 education strategic plan for Saudi Arabia with Tatweer   King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Public Education Development Project.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN - DELTA, BC: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan for a K-7 Catholic Private Non-Profit School in Delta (Ladner), British Columbia.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN - PITT MEADOWS, BC: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan for a PreK-9 International Baccalaureate Private School in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN –MONGOLIA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan for PreK-12 International Baccalaureate Non-Profit Private School in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR AN EXISTING & NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT - NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA: HEG was retained to develop a strategic plan for an existing public school district and a new school district in New Hampshire, USA.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN - CONNECTICUT, USA: HEG was retained by a Post-Secondary For-Profit Allied Health School to advise on the formation of their school in Connecticut.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN - TENNESSEE, USA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan for an Adventist Senior Non-Profit Boarding School in Tennessee, USA.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN – DUNCAN, BC: HEG’s Principal Consultant, Douglas Halladay developed the strategic plan for a Grades K-12, Private, Non-Profit Day/Boarding Preparatory School in Duncan, British Columbia Canada.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN – VANCOUVER, BC: HEG’s Principal Consultant, Doug Halladay, as a senior staff member, developed the strategic plan for a Grades PreK-12, Private, Non-Profit Day Preparatory School in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.
  • SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN – VANCOUVER, BC: HEG’s Principal Consultant, Douglas Halladay, as a senior staff member, developed the strategic plan for a Grades K-12, Private, Non-Profit Day Special Needs School in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of PreK-9 Private For-Profit International Baccalaureate School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – PANAMA CITY, PANAMA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of PreK-12 Private For-Profit International Baccalaureate School in Panama.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – DALLAS, TEXAS: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of Private Non-Profit International High School in Dallas, Texas.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of PreK-12 Private For-Profit Canadian International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – BOCA RATON: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of Private Non-Profit Religious High School in Boca Raton, Florida.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – ATMORE, ALABAMA: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of PreK-12 Private Non-Profit Tribal School in Atmore, Alabama.
  • SCHOOL FORMATION STRATEGIC PLAN – MAUI, HAWAII: HEG was retained to develop the strategic plan as part of the formation of PreK-12 Private Non-Profit American School in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.

+ Private School And District Evaluations And Accreditations

  • K-11 PRIVATE ART-INFUSED PREP SCHOOL EVALUATION AND BOARD GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP – VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA: HEG was retained to complete school evaluation- and full board governance workshop for a K-11 private school in Vancouver.
  • EVALUATION OF IMAN SCHOOLS– HOUSTON, TEXAS: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for Board of Directors of the Iman Schools in Houston, Texas.
  • EVALUATION OF AÇI SCHOOLS ISTANBUL– ISTANBUL, TURKEY: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for Board of Directors of the ACI Schools Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • EVALUATION OF AL-MANAHIJ SCHOOLS – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for the Board of Directors of a K-12 Private School in Saudi Arabia.
  • EVALUATION OF EMIRATES NATIONAL SCHOOLS – ABU DHABI, UAE: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for Board of Directors of the Emirates National Schools in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL MAINFRANKEN – Frankfurt, Germany: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for Board of Directors of a K-12 IGCSE/IBO Private School in Germany.
  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL EVALUATION AND BOARD GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP - ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA: HEG was retained to complete school evaluation-assessment and full board governance workshop for a K-12 international baccalaureate school in Mongolia. 
  • ACCREDITATION EXPERIENCE – US, CANADA, EUROPE, AND MENA: HEG Principal Consultants were team leaders of Accreditation Teams in US, Canada, Europe and Middle East for Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and CIS-Council of International Schools, IB Authorization and Reauthorization for the PYP, MYP and IB Programs. Working with the Council of International Schools (formerly European Council of International Schools) and led accreditation and evaluation of public and international schools in Brazil, Central America, Middle East, USA, and major public school districts in Canada.
  • UK OFSTED: HEG Senior Associates OFSTED trained inspectors for +30 inspections completed in Primary and Secondary Schools.  Lead for ICT on ten Primary inspections.
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE – MENA: HEG Senior Associates engaged in quality assurance activities for private schools in Kuwait, Qatar and UAE.
  • EVALUATION OF A K-9 ISLAMIC SCHOOL - ONTARIO, CANADA: HEG evaluated and developed a school improvement plan for a K-9 private Islamic School in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • SCHOOL ASSESSMENT - CALGARY, ALBERTA: HEG was retained to perform a school performance assessment of a private K-7 Sikh School in Calgary, AB.
  • DEVELOP TEACHER CONTRACTS & STAFF POLICY HANDBOOK FOR A K-8 SIKH SCHOOL - ALBERTA, CANADA: HEG reviewed and developed the Teacher Contract and Staff Policy Handbook for a K-8 Private Sikh School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • SCHOOL INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT - VANCOUVER, BC: HEG was retained to perform an institutional assessment and financial projections related to the acquisition-merger of a Private K-12 School in Vancouver.
  • DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN OF PROVINCIAL ACCREDITATION – BRITISH COLUMBIA: HEG Principal Consultant part of development and design team member for the K-12 public school accreditation/evaluation framework for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN OF PROVINCIAL ACCEDITATION – BRITISH COLUMBIA: HEG Principal Consultant part of development and design team member for the K-12 public school accreditation/evaluation framework for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
  • ACCREDITATION EXPERIENCE – US, CANADA, EUROPE, AND MENA: HEG Principal Consultants were team leaders of Accreditation Teams in the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East for Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and CIS-Council of International Schools, IB Authorization and Reauthorization for the Primary Year Program (PYP), Middle Year Program (MYP) and IB Programs. Working with the Council of International Schools (formerly European Council of International Schools) and led the accreditation and evaluation of public and international schools in Brazil, Central America, the Middle East, the USA, and major public school districts in British Columbia, Canada (rural/urban).
  • UK OFSTED: HEG Senior Associates OFSTED trained inspectors for +30 inspections completed in Primary and Secondary Schools.  Lead for ICT on ten Primary inspections.
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE – MENA: HEG Senior Associates engaged in quality assurance activities for private schools in Kuwait, Qatar and UAE.

+ Evaluation Of Academic Programming And Accreditation

Members and Team Leaders of the following Accreditation and Authorization organizations
CANADA:

  • Development committee and design team members for the K-12 public school accreditation/evaluation framework for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
  • Prepared Private and Public High School Accreditations and school-wide evaluations in Canada and Offshore for successful Ministry Accreditations.
  • Led a Ministry Implementation projects on Accreditation follow-up as Senior Educational leaders of large secondary schools in BC.

ENGLAND:

  • UK OFSTED trained inspector-over 30 inspections completed in Primary and Secondary Schools.
  • Lead 10 ICT Primary inspections.

UNITED STATES:

  • Led Accreditation teams for Middle States Association of Colleges and  Schools
  • Served on other regional accrediting teams:
  • New England Council of Colleges and Schools
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Western Association of Colleges and Schools

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Council of International Schools (formerly ECIS) served and led Accreditation teams in Europe,  the Middle East and Asia
  • International Baccalaureate Organization: Led and served on Authorization teams in Canada, US, Middle East, and Asia
  • GEMS: School quality assurance visits to schools in UAE

+ Teacher Training/Learning Environment

  • Designed and delivered professional development - curriculum and resource development, integration of ICT, developing elearning materials - Ministry of Education personnel and district representatives in Jordan
  • Curriculum development and interpretation, instructional strategies, assessment tools and practices  - elementary teachers in Qatar
  • Professional development – train-the-trainer – development and use of elearning materials, elearning libraries and repositories – Ministry of Education, National Teachers College, Sri Lanka
  • Designed and delivered professional development in science, math, instructional strategies – Toronto area teachers - North York, Ontario
  • Designed and developed professional development in science, math, instructional strategies  – Alberta teachers - Calgary and surrounding areas in Alberta
  • Designed and delivered professional development in ICT(computer science, computer applications), elearning, science, math, assessment, teaching strategies, project-based learning – British Columbia
  • Developed district-wide professional development system based on teachers as researchers – Saanich, British Columbia
  • Curriculum differentiation for special needs students (e.g., gifted and talented) – teacher training and mentoring – Calgary Board of Education
  • Integration of ICT across all subjects – Computer Using Educators of British Columbia
  • Teacher training – pre-service and in-service – instructional strategies – Canada (Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia), United States (Washington, Idaho, Oregon), Jordan, Qatar, Sri Lanka
  • Contributor/advisor - development of portal for teacher and student resources – Jordan and Sri Lanka
  • Design structure – Directorate of Digitization - Jordan

+ Curriculum Management and Development

  • Educational Reform for the Knowledge Economy (ERfKE), Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ministry of Education – Over a three year period Senior Associate was contracted for three 2-month terms to assist staff of the Directorate of Curriculum and Textbooks in revising and resourcing the Grades 1 to 12 Mathematics curriculum as part of Jordan’s educational reform
  • Mathematics Framework Reviewer, State of Qatar – Senior Associate was contracted to review Qatar’s newly developed Mathematics K – 12 and Calculus Competencies
  • Unparalleled experience developing National Curricula, learning resources, policies, implementation, and teacher training strategies, including development from concept to roll-out of 14 K-12 National curricula   a matchless accomplishment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of K-to-12 educational trends and initiatives in Canadian, USA, IBO, AP, ESL, Technology-Based Learning, and Special Education curriculum. Science and Technology 11 Integrated Resource Package, BC Ministry of Education – Senior Associate was contracted as writer/editor of this project to revise the curriculum
  • Developed Provincially-based Implementation, Training, and In-service Program for Applied Academics
  • Researched, designed, wrote, edited, and supervised the development of large-scale Provincial curriculum projects, including Grades K-12 Technology Education, Information Technology, Physical Education, Business Education, Home Economics, Law, and Applied Skills
  • Coordinated a one-of-a-kind Ministry Partnership Consortium that included K-12, Post-Secondary, Industry, Labor, Business, and Publishers to develop national standards for Technology Education
  • Sustainable Resources 11 and 12 Integrated Resource Package, BC Ministry of Education – Senior Associate was contracted as the writer/editor of this project to revise three curriculum documents
  • Mathematics 10 to 12 Integrated Resource Package, BC Ministry of Education
  • Senior Associate was Co-author and editor for the Canadian National Manual For Cooperative Education Programs; reviewed the certification-qualification frameworks for vocational and cooperative education programs
  • Co-led Integrated Resource Package (IRP) Framework Development Committee for the B.C. Ministry of Education
  • Coordinated and designed the format of the current K-to-12 B.C. Provincial Curriculum
  • Coordinated Curriculum Projects in Applied Skills (Technology Education, Home Economic, Business Education, P.E., and Information Technology)
  • Worked with Provincial Specialist Associations and educational partners in the development, adoption, and adaptation of Provincial curriculum and support materials
  • Acted as member of the National Standards Committee for K-12 Technology Education
  • Developed curriculum and initiated programs for Applied Technology, Design Communications, and Animation for a self directed learning model school
  • Worked for the Provincial Ministry of Education Curriculum Development Branch to review, assess and revise Industrial/Technology, Home Economics, Business Education and Physical Education
  • Development of standards (curriculum, achievement, performance – students and teachers – Canada, United States, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia)
  • Development of science and math assessment tools – McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishing
  • Development of standards – ICT Apprenticeship program - Canada

+ Senior Executive And Faculty Searches

EXECUTIVE SEARCHES – USA, Canada:
  • Island Pacific Academy, Kapolei, HI - Head of School Search
  • Lax Kw'alaams, Prince Rupert, BC - Head of School Search
  • Aspengrove School, Nanaimo, BC - Head of School Search
  • West Point Grey Academy, Vancouver, BC - Head of School Search
  • Stratford Hall, Burnaby, BC - Head of School Search
  • Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, BC - Deputy Head of School
  • Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, BC - Director of Residence
  • Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, BC - Director of Admissions and Marketing
  • Fraser Academy, Vancouver, BC - Assistant Head of School and Business Manager


FACULTY SEARCHES:

  • Canadian International School of Hong Kong
  • Amman Baccalaureate School
  • International School of Dhaka
  • Dalian Maple Leaf International High School
  • British Columbia Canadian International School of Cairo
  • Fraser Academy
  • Queen Margaret's School
  • West Point Grey Academy
  • British Columbia Canadian International School of Cairo