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The McLean Group

Cultural Responsiveness Training

The McLean group provides consulting, coaching and training

on diversity for the New York State government, county agencies, non-profits and academic institutions.

CASDA is excited to partner with The McLean Group and offer our members a discounted price on services contracted through CASDA.

The McLean Group utilize research-based tools such as Strengths Finder 2.0 and the IES (Intercultural Effectiveness Scale) to guide and customize their work. Their strategic approach to training involves four stages of sustained work: Discover/Design, Internalization, Train the Trainer Model and Implementation/Action. CASDA is excited to partner with the McLean Group and offer our members a discounted price on services contracted through CASDA with the McLean Group. 

The McLean Group Offers Schools: 

Consultation - McLean Group trainers will meet with the leaders in your organization to complete an assessment utilizing surveys and focus groups to join your team in creating customized solutions.

Executive Coaching - The McLean Group utilizes a one on one model of coaching utilizing the social styles profile, strengths finder 2.0 and other tools based on the needs of the individual to support, and assist individuals in growing personally and professionally.


Training - The McLean Group prides themselves on providing train-the-trainer models to organizations to promote sustainability.


Workshop Topics Include: 

  • Explore the Leader in You​

  • Strategic Networking

  • Foundations of Diversity and Inclusion

  • Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

  • Tools for Engaging in Difficult Conversations

For more information about these services, contact CASDA Executive Director Michael Piccirillo at 518-442-5045 or email

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