Lawrence McCullough is a founder, principal owner and Grant Service provider for the Nia Solutions Corporation. Nia Solutions is an established Long Island leader in the development of successful grant applications for local governments; particularly local school districts, and supervisory districts. Since 1997, Nia has conducted numerous professional development and youth development workshops for local educational agency staff, students and administrators; and obtained over thirty million dollars in grants for ESBOCES since 1999. Prior to establishing Nia Solutions, Larry worked for eight years as a Director of Dissemination for the Northeast Regional Center for the United States Department of Education, where he co-wrote grants for Super Teams, Ltd and reviewed grants from local school districts across twelve northeast states. He holds a BS in Psychology from Michigan State University and is a registered Grant Reviewer for the United States Department of Education.