Our No-Nonsense Nurturer strategies are proven to help teachers.

No-Nonsense Nurturer empowers your teachers to take a no-nonsense yet nurturing approach to managing their K-12 classrooms – one that promotes the academic success of all students.


Based on in-depth research analyzing the practices of teachers achieving high levels of performance in diverse environments, this approach has been successfully utilized by hundreds of thousands of teachers across all grade levels, in urban and rural schools throughout the country.

Participants Learn How To:

Build the life-altering relationships with students that are needed to motivate them to excel academically

Utilize proven strategies that immediately begin transforming their classroom culture

Overcome cultural roadblocks that may hinder their effectiveness with their students

Gain the vital support they need from students’ family members

Our strategies are proven to help teachers improve culture in even the most challenging classrooms. There is simply no approach available that has the ability to so quickly and so significantly improve the culture of classrooms.

98% of participants found the No-Nonsense Nurturer training valuable or extremely valuable

97% of participants are likely or very likely to implement the strategies of No-Nonsense Nurturer in their classroom practice

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Choose the Format Best for Your Educators

On-Site Training or Virtual Training

One-day on-site training presented by our dynamic, highly motivating experts who help teachers confront the real-world issues they face every day. This workshop is perfect for groups of 20 to 200 participants and involves a CT3 associate who will facilitate the training with group and self-reflection activities, videos, role-plays, and more.

During this workshop, our facilitator and your participants will work together to:

  • Begin to raise their collective cultural awareness through building relationships with students
  • Describe and understand the characteristics of a No-Nonsense Nurturer
  • Begin to develop the skills necessary to implement the No-Nonsense Nurturer Four-Step Model to actively engage 100% of students:
    1. Plan to build relationships with students and their families
    2. Learn to craft precise directions
    3. Practice delivery of positive narration
    4. Understand how to use strong accountability systems

Online Course & Facilitated Online Course

Self-paced learning that includes:

  • Compelling video exemplars from all grade levels
  • Comprehensive implementation guide to support in-class utilization
  • Detailed assessments to ensure mastery of course content
  • The facilitated online course boosts learning with added supports at key points by a CT3 associate coach

Click above to watch a short whiteboard video
on the No-Nonsense Nurturer model.

No-Nonsense Nurturer Book

Our CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Kristyn Klei Borrero, has written her first book! “Every Student, Every Day: A No-Nonsense Nurturer® Approach to Reaching All Learners” is available now through Amazon and Solution Tree.

Interested in bringing the No-Nonsense Nurturer approach to your school or district?

Our transformational programs

No-Nonsense Nurturer

A dynamic, research-validated approach to classroom management and culture that will forever change teaching and learning in your school.

Real Time Teacher Coaching

A cutting-edge coaching method that changes teacher practice through immediate, non-disruptive feedback and guidance from coaches during classroom instruction.

Real Time Leadership Coaching

A customized process for developing culturally relevant principals who recognize the key levers for creating a productive school culture that foster strong academics.


School turnarounds supported


Coaches trained


Students impacted

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We Work with Some of the Top Educational Clients

We share a sense of urgency with our partner schools and offer unwavering support in their journey towards high achievement.

If your school or district is ready for meaningful, sustainable change, then we’re ready, too.