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Welcome to
The Sicola Consulting Group

We are an educational consulting firm helping clients develop the linguistic and cultural skills to meet the needs of rapidly diversifying work and school environments.

The Sicola Consulting Group delivers customized curricula and professional development programs in language and cultural acuity training.

Our customized long- and short-term training programs offer state-of-the-field, research- and experience-based professional development to promote bottom-line success in today’s increasingly global corporate, non-profit, university and K-12 communities.

We Offer Four Main Service Tracks:


Business English

With English as the dominant language of business, empower your international executives and employees with clearer, more natural English language skills to ensure that the right message gets across the first time, every time.

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K-12 and Beyond

The days of the monolingual student body are gone. From kindergarten to college, equip your faculty with the knowledge and strategies to successfully teach English-language learners in any classroom, and finally close the achievement gap.

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Inter-Cultural Communications

In today’s multicultural workplace, you and your team need to communicate more diplomatically, efficiently and effectively. Whether sharing an office or spanning the globe, turn awareness into action.

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Foreign Language Coaching

The advantages of multilingualism are undeniable. Do you have what it takes to get ahead? Let us help you maximize your language learning potential and open the door to a new world of possibilities.

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News and Links

September 2012

Laura with Jack Canfield, bestselling author of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series at Bestseller Blueprint weekend in Philadelphia.

May 2012

Laura Sicola gave a TEDx talk at Lafayette College on "Redefining who "we" are as global English speakers." Watch:

January 2012

SCG developing trades-based English as a second language curriculum for the US Job Corps sites under the direction of Horizons Youth Services

November 2011

Dr. Sicola provided professional development workshops on developing academic literacy skills with English language learners for 250+ teachers, literacy coaches and administrators across 15 districts in Connecticut

October 2011

SCG led Foreign Service Youth Foundation program on "Managing Change": using multicultural literature to help children through the transition of international relocation

September 2011

Sicola Consulting Group directs inaugural LearnServe Egypt program, training Egyptian and American university students to write business plans and deliver professional pitches to potential investors in the spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and social impact.

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