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Professional Development

Professional development services are delivered through a series of one-on-one consulting and step-by-step curriculum innovation coaching with teachers and instructional designers.

Curriculum Support

Curriculum support includes: unit mapping, database audits, standards alignment, custom units, meaningful assessments, instructional resources, and more by request.

Speaking Engagements

Dr. Marie Hubley Alcock is a national and international keynote speaker and education consultant. Her work focuses on the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment design. 


Teaching and learning online offers a unique opportunity to engage faculty and students in a novel way. Virtual classrooms support mastery of digital tools as well as collaboration with broad and diverse learning communities.


We offer workshops, live webinars, virtual coaching and curriculum support services to help educational leaders create classrooms and school systems that engage and prepare learners for success in the 21st century.


Learning Systems Associates is proud to support school organizations that are embracing curriculum change, contemporary instruction, and authentic and standards based assessments.

Dr. Alcock works personally with school leaders and faculty to improve curriculum and transform learning environments to meet district and state-wide goals, while providing students with meaningful and measurable learning outcomes.

LSA is a NJ based business and excited about contributing to the development of strong schools, engaged faculty and smart students in New Jersey State. We are happy to extend incentives and partnership opportunities to schools in the state who are committed to modern learning and whole-system educational strategies.


Being Loyal to Learning at All Levels of Education


While I was working on the book ‘Bold Moves for Schools’ that I co-authored with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, we spent a lot of time on the idea of what it means to be a contemporary learner, contemporary teacher, contemporary leader, and contemporary school.


To move towards a contemporary structure requires us to make bold moves such as being loyal to learning. 


What does it mean to be loyal to learning? Being loyal to learning means being committed to the authentic learning process. The authentic learning process uses the cycle of expertise as James Paul Gee would often talk about or acknowledges and embraces failure as a critical part of the learning process.




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