Janelle McLaughlin is a passionate speaker who entertains and motivates, while speaking directly to her audience's hearts. Her keynotes not only energize and inspire, but also engage people in a thought provoking way.

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Professional development should be continuous and ongoing. IES provides proven growth from designing strategy, building capacity, and creating personalized learning solutions for you and your team.

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The most effective professional learning is job-embedded. Whether it's leadership development, blended learning, or student-driven instruction, IES tailors individualized coaching plans to provide electrifying growth. 

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Innovative Education Solutions founded in June 2015, is a multifaceted consulting firm working with teachers, schools, districts, and other businesses in innovative teaching, learning, and leadership best practices. Since its inception, IES has worked in twelve different states, over 25 different school districts and organizations, and two countries.

Services range from organizational leadership structures and workflow solutions for all industries to more education-specific services for school systems.  All strong foundations are built on authentic relationships.  Janelle McLaughlin, CEO and Principal Consultant at IES builds her business on that very principle.  By listening to leaders, she will work with them to create a professional learning plan and construct attainable solutions that best meet their needs.

“Janelle is an esteemed thought partner.  I appreciate her perspective and ability to communicate her ideas.  She often provides the challenge I need to shift my thinking and design better solutions to complex problems of practice.”

Gaynell Lyman, Director of Innovative Learning Systems, Advanced Learning Partnerships