C//ECI advises businesses, nonprofits, associations, foundations and governmental entities that want to strengthen their presence and build stronger ties in the Education Marketplace. The firm is unique in its ability to “connect the dots” for clients. We achieve these results by initiating strategic introductions with decision-makers, thus creating alliances and partnerships that increase client sales in this large and complex arena. We also assist clients in maintaining and strengthening these relationships, once formed.

The New Workforce

“The skills of the workforce are going to be the key competitive weapon in the 21st century. Brain power will create new technologies, but skilled labor will be the arms and legs that allow one to employ the new product and process technologies that are being generated. Skilled people become the only competitive advantage.”

Dr. Lester C. Thurow
Sloan School of Management

Adding Value: C//ECI


The two principals of C//ECI have decades of experience in public education and public policy issues pertinent to the “business” of education and the relationship between education and the private sector. They are known and respected by a wide array of decision-makers and policy leaders across many fields. Carolyn Warner served for …

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Workforce/Workplace Consulting

For over 20 years, C//ECI has helped businesses think through workforce/workplace issues.
We enable clients to address key questions such as:

  • Workforce – What will it look like?
  • Workers – Where will the workforce of the 21st century originate?
  • Workplace – How different will it be?
  • Will future workers expect (or accept) the same conditions as present workers?
  • What is more important for entry-level workers: academic or workplace skills?
  • What will be the role of organized labor?
  • Technology – How can it work for us?

If these issues are central to your business objectives, then C//ECI wants to work with you to strengthen your competitive advantage.

Proud of our association with:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Society for Training and Development
  • American Textile Machinery Association
  • Association of School Business Officials International
  • Audio Enhancement
  • Bankers Trust
  • Burger King
America’s future walks through the doors of our schools each day.
Mary Jean LeTendre
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
Better build schoolrooms for the boy, than cells and gibbets for the man.
Eliza Cook
“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and as hard to sleep after.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“Those at the top have too many choices. Those at the bottom have too few. In the next century, the line between those who will be winners and those who will be losers will be sharper than ever, and that line is the product of education.”
David Halberstam, The Next Century