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About Renaissance Groups

Renaissance Groups (dba Renaissance Educational Consultants) is a national company that is incorporated in New York State and is a NYS State Certified Woman Owned Enterprise. Additionally, Renaissance is WBE Certified Nationally and in New Jersey and New York City. Renaissance is also a Section 3 certified business.

Founded in 1994, Renaissance provides services to schools, not for profits, housing authorities, developers, general contractors and others working in the affordable and mixed use arena.

We also provide staff development to school districts who are implementing 1:1 projects and want to develop a comprehensive implementation plan.

Additionally, we have centers where we provided supportive services to the community and those looking for employment. We work in areas that benefit the traditionally under served.

Renaissance has vast experience dealing with public housing issues, Section 3 compliance, construction compliance, MWBE, labor utilization, affordable housing and diversity issues.


About Sandy Paben

CEO Renaissance Groups

Accomplished executive with over 25 years experience in program development, technology, grant management and education. NYS State Certified Woman Owned Enterprise. Vast experience dealing with public housing issues, Section 3 construction issues and diversity issues.

Specialties: Program creation, funding and management, long term planning and implementation, vision creation.


Our range of services

Renaissance Groups provides services to a wide variety of clients.

Compliance Services

Tracking Minority and Women labor utilization, Minority and Women Business Enterprise utilization and Section 3 utilization.



Public Housing Services

Section 3 compliance, Family Self Sufficiency, ROSS Service Coordination and other programmatic needs.


Educational Services

Versed in urban, rural and high needs education, Renaissance has a core staff of educators and over one hundred years of experience.

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Rochester • Syracuse
Albany • New York
WBE Certified in New York, New York City, New Jersey and Nationally.