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Dr. Leslie Ponciano, the Founder of Hope Education Research Solutions, began consulting for nonprofit organizations, universities, and corporations in 2003. Dr. Ponciano has 25+ years of experience in educational research, academic programming, grant writing, publishing for diverse audiences, presenting at national and international conferences, and training professionals in early childhood education, human development, foster care, and educational technology. She is also currently the Director of Research Opportunities for the California State University Chancellor's Office. 

Hope Education Research Solutions is an independent educational consulting firm that specializes in efficacy research design and implementation, program development and evaluation, and professional development/staff training. With a deep understanding of the importance and value of quality learning experiences for children and adults, our team thoughtfully collaborates with each client to create custom solutions that integrate evolving technologies and positive relationships to meet individual needs. HopeEdResearch Solutions embraces diverse thinking and blends new ideas with existing resources so that each client can improve, develop, and evaluate efficacy in a cost-effective manner.

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