Our Focus

At Teater-Crocker we pride ourselves in knowing what we do well and where we can bring your district the greatest value. We are not generalists, but rather specialists in the following areas who understand both the research and best-practices behind the appropriate solutions as well as the ins-and-outs of how school districts operate.
Go to Long-Range Facilities Planning

Long-Range Facilities Planning

Comprehensive, data-driven processes, including significant community input opportunities, culminating in a plan to guide the district in knowing what kind of schools to build, when to build them and where they need to be built.

Go to Educational Specifications

Educational Specifications

School Construction Educational Specifications that ensure your Education Programming drives the design of your schools.

Go to Management / Efficiency Reviews

Management / Efficiency Reviews

Management and Efficiency Reviews across all areas of Operations including Transportation, Custodial, Technology, Warehousing / Logistics, and Safety & Security.

Go to Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management

Comprehensive Enterprise-wide Risk Management Services specifically for school districts, including Risk Assessments, Return on Investment, Cost Reduction and Risk Planning

Our Story

Teater-Crocker is a regional educational consulting firm specializing in school facility planning, educational specifications, management / efficiency reviews and risk management. Dave Teater and Phil Crocker established the firm after spending many years as managing partners in other facility planning and education consulting firms. Mr. Teater brings 27 years of school administration experience and over 200 successful client engagements in 25 states. Mr. Crocker brings over 20 years of experience in education and educational consulting with successful, large-scale projects in numerous states.

Phil Crocker

Principal Consultant
Mr. Crocker offers a blending of best-practices from the private sector with a passion and understanding of K-12 education processes and systems allowing for the delivery of creative, replicable, research-based solutions to systemic challenges in public education.

Dave Teater

Principal Consultant
Mr. Teater has 47 years of experience as a classroom teacher, counselor, principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, consultant, and educational planner for schools. Mr. Teater served as a principal and superintendent in small rural schools as well as an administrator in larger school systems.