Professional Development

Teaching Innovation Motivation Excellence (TIME) are the four tenets TRU SK Consultants, LLC uses to engage all stakeholders around the school reform process.

Leadership Development

TRU SK Consultant, LLC provides Urban School Reform Leadership Training To Principals and School District Level Leadership.

TRU Sk Consultants Teaching Reading Uniquely/To Reverse Under-PerformanceWe are more than a company. We are a movement.


We counsel our clients on their key strategic issues, leveraging our deep industry expertise and using analytical rigor to help them make informed decisions more quickly and solve their toughest and most critical educational problems.

TRU SK Consultants, LLC: Parent, Student and Community Engagement Division


TIME2Shine is an original 2004 student-produced video. It was part of a hip-hop based whole school reform strategy led by Dr. Shango A. Blake, The Nation’s Hip-Hop Principal. Since the release of this video, there have been other hip-hop based instructional strategies in both public and charter schools, health education initiatives led by the white house, and recently hip-hop plays like Hamilton that has furthered the national discussion about hip-hop and education. We invite to examine Dr. Blake’s pioneering work regarding the use of hip-hop in educational settings