Quad-C Portfolio Company, Learners Edge, Announces Strategic Investment in Two Instructional Coaching Businesses

Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, Learners Edge, has made strategic acquisitions of Lavinia Group and Insight Education Group. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.


Founded in 2015 by Arin Lavinia, Lavinia Group helps its partner schools and networks achieve world-class literacy and math instruction through leadership, teacher training and coaching.  In addition to instructional coaching, Lavinia offers one-day institutes, a comprehensive reading and humanities curriculum, and the RISE summer school program for accelerated learning recovery.  Lavinia Group methods represent a best-in-class approach to improving educational outcomes.

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Insight was founded in 2000 by Michael Moody and Jason Stricker.  Insight offers strategic planning and instructional coaching programs designed to increase educational achievement for all students.  Insight has worked with over 250,000 educators across more than 100 school districts in the company’s two-decade history.

“The pandemic has exposed one of our nation’s greatest challenges: how to build better support for educators,” said Jim Hall, CEO, Learners Edge. “In this work, Lavinia Group’s and Insight Education Group’s track record of results is unparalleled.”

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“We are thrilled to welcome the Lavinia and Insight teams to the Learners Edge family,” adds Dr. Wendy W. Amato, Chief Academic Officer of Learners Edge. “Both organizations have a strong, mission-driven culture and have made a positive impact on the lives of millions of students.  We look forward to working with Arin, Michael and Jason to continue this important work.”

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