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Chad Dumas—Let’s Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

Chad Dumas—Let’s Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

November 23, 2020

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Visit the Next Learning Solutions website

About the Author

Dr. Chad Dumas is an educational consultant, international presenter and award-winning researcher whose primary focus is collaborating to develop capacity for continuous improvement. Having been a successful teacher, principal, central office administrator, professional developer and consultant in a variety of school districts, he brings his passion, expertise, and skills to his writing and speaking as he engages participants in meaningful and practical learning.

William A. Sommers and Diane Zimmerman—9 Professional Conversations to Change Schools: A Dashboard of Options

William A. Sommers and Diane Zimmerman—9 Professional Conversations to Change Schools: A Dashboard of Options

November 16, 2020

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About the Authors

William A. Sommers, PhD is the author of 10 books. A former board member and President of the National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward, Bill was a school and district administrator for over 35 years. Diane Zimmerman, PhD is a writer and consultant focusing on entrepreneurial learning and schools that make a difference. A former superintendent, she has more the 36 years of experience at the K-12 and higher ed levels.

William D. Parker—Pause. Breathe. Flourish. Living Your Best Life as an Educator.

William D. Parker—Pause. Breathe. Flourish. Living Your Best Life as an Educator.

October 7, 2020

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Visit Will's Website, WilliamDParker.com

Follow Will on Twitter @Williamdp

 

About the Author

William D. Parker is executive director of Oklahoma’s Association of Secondary Principals and Oklahoma’s Middle Level Educator Association. William is a nationally known author and speaker who uses his expertise in school culture, leadership and communication to equip educators with solutions and strategies for motivating students, inspiring teachers, and reaching communities. He is the host of the Principal Matters podcast, and the author of three books.

Craig Randall—Trust-Based Observations: Maximizing Teaching & Learning Growth

Craig Randall—Trust-Based Observations: Maximizing Teaching & Learning Growth

October 7, 2020

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Visit the Trust Based Website

Follow Craig on Twitter @TrustbasedCraig

 

About the Author

Craig Randall is a trainer and consultant who has served as principal, counselor, teacher, and college basketball coach with experience in schools in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

William A. Sommers—Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

William A. Sommers—Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

August 25, 2020

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Get the book, Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

Visit the Learning Omnivores Website

Follow Bill on Twitter @BillSommers8

 

About the Author

William A. Sommers, PhD is the author of 10 books. A former board member and President for the National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward, and was a school and district administrator for over 35 years.

Robert Barr & Emily Gibson—Building the Resilient School: Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

Robert Barr & Emily Gibson—Building the Resilient School: Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

August 13, 2020

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About the Authors

Dr. Bob Barr and Dr. Emily Gibson are the authors of two books together. Their first book, Building a Culture of Hope, won Learning Magazine's Teacher Choice Award for Professional Development.

Douglas Fisher—The Distance Learning Playbook

Douglas Fisher—The Distance Learning Playbook

July 31, 2020

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Get the book, The Distance Learning Playbook: Grades K-12

Visit the Fisher and Frey Website

 

Follow Douglas on Twitter @dfishersdsu

 

About the Author

Douglas Fisher is a professor at San Diego State University and co-founder of Health Sciences High & Middle College, and the author of numerous books—many with John Hattie on Visible Learning.

Michael Roberts—Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

Michael Roberts—Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

July 29, 2020

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Visit Michael's Website, EveryKidNow.com

 

Follow Michael on Twitter @EveryKidNow

 

About the Author

Michael Roberts is an author and consultant with over two decades of experience teaching and leading schools at all levels. A former principal and director, he's the author of several books, including Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®.

Meredith Honig & Lydia Rainey—Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

Meredith Honig & Lydia Rainey—Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

July 20, 2020

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About the Authors

Meredith Honig, PhD is a professor of Education Policy, Organizations, and Leadership at the University of Washington, Seattle. Lydia Rainey, PhD is a research scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the director of research for the District Leadership Design Lab.

Jethro Jones—SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves

Jethro Jones—SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves

July 8, 2020

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Visit Jethro's Website, JethroJones.com

Get a free sample chapter of the book, SchoolX

About the Author

Jethro Jones is a former principal who helps schools and districts find simple solutions to complex problems. Named a Digital Principal of the Year by the NASSP, Jethro has served students as a teacher, district coach, media & distance learning specialist, and principal, with experience at every level of public education. He's the host of the Transformative Principal podcast, and the author of the new book SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents - and themselves.

Jamie Thom—A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools

Jamie Thom—A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools

June 30, 2020

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Get the book, A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools 

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About the Author

Jamie Thom is an English teacher in Scotland and the host of the Well Teacher podcast. He's author of two books, including A Quiet Education, which we're here to talk about today.

Emma Turner—Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

Emma Turner—Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

June 22, 2020

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Listen to the Mind The Gap Podcast

About the Author

Emma Turner is a former primary school teacher, and was one of the first female co-heads of a primary school in the UK. She currently serves as the Research and CPD lead for the Discovery School's Academy Trust in the UK, and she is the author of Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

Wendy Oliver—Not Your Mama’s Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child’s Digital Education

Wendy Oliver—Not Your Mama’s Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child’s Digital Education

June 15, 2020

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Get the book, Not Your Mama's Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child's Digital Education

Visit Wendy's website, DrWendyOliver.com

Follow Wendy on Twitter @oliver_dr

About The Author

Dr. Wendy Oliver has 20 years of experience in online and blended education. She served as Chief Learning Architect for an online school through Arizona State University, and is currently the Chief Learning Officer at Edison Learning.

Dana Goodier—Working With Students with Chronic Attendance And Truancy Issues

Dana Goodier—Working With Students with Chronic Attendance And Truancy Issues

June 8, 2020

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Visit Dana's Website, DanaGoodier.com

Visit the Attendance Works website 

Subscribe to Dana's Podcast, Out Of The Trenches 

About Dr. Dana Goodier

Dr. Dana Goodier is an educational leader and speaker with more than 18 years of experience. She holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Management, and her research interests include district accreditation and parent opt-outs from standardized testing. She is also the host of the new podcast “Out of the Trenches”, which is features educators who have been in the trenches and have managed to crawl out. Hear their stories of resiliency and what they have learned as a result of their experiences.

Kirsten Richert, Jeffrey Ikler and Margaret Zacchei—Shifting How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

Kirsten Richert, Jeffrey Ikler and Margaret Zacchei—Shifting How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

June 1, 2020

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Get the book, Shifting: How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

Visit the website, ShiftingForImpact.com

About the Authors

Kirsten Richert is an innovation expert who works with leaders on transformational efforts. Kirsten teaches Design Thinking, Communication and Innovation at a number of colleges in the greater NYC area.

Jeff Ikler is Director of Quetico Career and Leadership Coaching, a firm dedicated to helping individuals overcome career issues, and leaders develop sustained changes in their leadership practices and organizations.

Margaret Zacchei is an innovative educational leader and consultant with 25 years experience as an elementary principal and teacher. Through Margaret’s leadership and engagement of staff, the school where she was principal until 2017 received the highest recognition for achievement by the Connecticut Department of Education in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Peter Dewitt—Instructional Leadership: Creating Practice Out of Theory
Amy Baeder—Creating Purpose and Consistency for Students with Project-Based Learning

Amy Baeder—Creating Purpose and Consistency for Students with Project-Based Learning

May 13, 2020

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Visit Amy's Website, www.amybaeder.com

Download the PBL Roadmap for School and District Leaders

Learn More about The Project-Based Learning Curriculum Developer Certification Program

About Amy Baeder

Dr Amy Baeder is an independent education consultant supporting instructional excellence through project-based learning. Dr. Baeder is the Director of the Project-Based Learning Network, which supports teachers across the United States and 43 countries.

Andy Hargreaves—Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

Andy Hargreaves—Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

May 11, 2020

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Get the book, Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

Visit Andy's Website, www.AndyHargreaves.com

About The Author

Dr. Andy Hargreaves is an internationally renowned researcher, professor, government adviser, and global change agent, and the founder of the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory, a group of nations committed to excellence, equity, wellbeing, inclusion, democracy and human rights. Dr. Hargreaves has consulted with the OECD, the World Bank, governments, universities and teacher unions worldwide. He's the author of more than 30 books.

Amber Dembowski—Monday Mindset

Amber Dembowski—Monday Mindset

May 4, 2020

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About Amber Dembowski

Amber Dembowski is the host of Monday Mindset, a podcast on learning how to think better, as well as principal of two schools.

Anne Gregory and Katherine R. Evans—The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

Anne Gregory and Katherine R. Evans—The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

April 20, 2020

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Read The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

Learn more about the Restorative Justice in Education course at Eastern Mennonite University

About the Authors

Anne Gregory is a professor at Rutgers University. Since she joined the faculty, she has been dedicated to making advances in her areas of research on school discipline. Dr. Gregory has been part of the Research-to-Practice Collaborative on Discipline Disparities, comprised of a national panel of researchers, educators, and policy analysts advocating for change in the gender and race disparities in discipline.

Katherine Evans has been a professor in teacher education at Eastern Mennonite University since 2011. She teaches courses in educational psychology, special education, and restorative justice in education (RJE). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville where her dissertation research employed phenomenological interviews with middle school students about their experiences with in-school suspension.

Barbara Blackburn—Money for Good Grades and Other Myths about Motivating Kids: Strategies for Parents & Teachers

Barbara Blackburn—Money for Good Grades and Other Myths about Motivating Kids: Strategies for Parents & Teachers

April 6, 2020

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Visit Barbara's website, BarbaraBlackburnOnline.com

About The Author

Barbara Blackburn, PhD is the author of more than two dozen books and a full-time consultant who works with schools around the world to help raise the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators and students alike.

Thomas Guskey—Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

Thomas Guskey—Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

March 30, 2020

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Get the book, Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

Visit Tom's website, TGuskey.com

About The Author

Dr. Tom Guskey is a renowned expert on assessment and standards-based grading, and fellow of the American Educational Research Association. He's the author of more than 25 books, including On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting, and the new book Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems.

Dan Heath—Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

Dan Heath—Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

March 23, 2020

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Learn more about the book at Heathbrothers.com

Get free resources at Heathbrothers.com

About The Author

Dan Heath is a Senior Fellow at Duke University's CASE Center, which focuses on social justice entrepreneurship, and he's the author of four NY Times bestselling books, including Made to Stick, Switch, Decisive, and The Power of Moments.

Tricia Taylor—Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom

Tricia Taylor—Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom

March 20, 2020

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Get the book, Connect the dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom

Visit Tricia's website, TailoredPractice.com

Follow Tricia on Twitter @TriciaTailored

About The Author

Tricia Taylor is the founder of Tailored Practice. An international educator with more than 20 years teaching and leading in schools in London and New York, she's a strategic partner to schools around the world.

Kulvarn Atwal—The Thinking School: Developing a Dynamic Learning Community

Kulvarn Atwal—The Thinking School: Developing a Dynamic Learning Community

March 16, 2020

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Get the book, The Thinking School: Developing a Dynamic Learning Community

Follow Kulvarn on Twitter @ThinkingSchool2

About The Author

Dr. Kulvarn Atwal is Executive Headteacher of two large primary schools in east London. His research focuses on workplace learning theory and teacher professional learning.

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey—All Learning is Social & Emotional

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey—All Learning is Social & Emotional

March 9, 2020

 

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Follow Douglas on Twitter @dfishersdsu

Follow Nancy on Twitter @NancyFrey

About The Authors

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey are professors at San Diego State University and co-founders of Health Sciences High & Middle College.

Fred Ende and Meghan Everette—Forces of Influence: How Educators Can Leverage Relationships to Improve Practice

Fred Ende and Meghan Everette—Forces of Influence: How Educators Can Leverage Relationships to Improve Practice

March 9, 2020

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Get the book, Forces of Influence: How Educators Can Leverage Relationships to Improve Practice

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Visit Meghan's website

Follow Fred @fredende

Follow Meghan @bamameghan 

About The Authors

Fred Ende is the director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), and a board member in ASCD's Emerging Leader Affiliate.

Meghan Everette is a mathematics coach in the Salt Lake City School District, and the executive director of the ASCD Emerging Leader Alumni Affiliate, as well as a state Teacher of the Year and a board member of both the Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics (UCTM) and Utah ASCD

 

Tom Hoerr—Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff

Tom Hoerr—Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff

March 3, 2020

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Get the book Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff

Visit Tom's Website

Follow Tom on Twitter @tomhoerr

About The Author

Thomas Hoerr, PhD is the Emeritus Head of School at the New City School in St Louis, and a Scholar in Residence at the University of Missouri—St. Louis. He's the author of numerous books on multiple intelligences, grit, and SEL.

Eric Kalenze—What The Academy Taught Us: Improving Schools from the Bottom Up in a Top-Down Transformation Era.

Eric Kalenze—What The Academy Taught Us: Improving Schools from the Bottom Up in a Top-Down Transformation Era.

February 28, 2020

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Get the book What The Academy Taught Us: Improving Schools from the Bottom Up in a Top-Down Transformation Era

Visit Eric's Website

Follow Eric on Twitter @erickalenze

About The Author

Eric Kalenze's career in education has included posts in teaching, coaching, administration, and consulting. He is the author of 2014's 'Education Is Upside-Down: Reframing Reform to Focus on the Right Problems', and he regularly contributes pieces about education practice, research, and reform to publications like Education Week, Education Post, as well as to his blog, 'A Total Ed Case'. He is based in Minnesota's Twin Cities metro area.

Rich Czyz—The Secret Sauce: Essential Ingredients for Exceptional Teaching

Rich Czyz—The Secret Sauce: Essential Ingredients for Exceptional Teaching

February 17, 2020

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Get the book The Secret Sauce: Essential Ingredients for Exceptional Teaching

Visit the 4 O'Clock Faculty Website

Follow Rich on Twitter @RACzyz

About The Author

Rich is a principal and former teacher and instructional coach, and he's the author of two books, including The Four O'Clock Faculty: A Rogue Guide to Revolutionizing Professional Development.

Tracey Benson—Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism

Tracey Benson—Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism

February 10, 2020

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Get the book Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism

Follow Tracey on Twitter @DrTraceyBenson

Visit Tracey's website

About The Author

Dr. Tracey Benson is a professor of educational leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a former public school principal. He's the author, with his co-author Sarah Fiarman, of Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism

Scott Seider and Daren Graves—Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice

Scott Seider and Daren Graves—Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice

February 3, 2020

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Get the book Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice

Follow Scott on Twitter @ScottSeider

Follow Daren on Twitter @DarenGraves

About The Authors

Scott Seider is an associate professor of applied developmental psychology at the Boston College Lynch School of Education & Human Development. His research focuses on the civic development of adolescents. Prior to joining the Boston College faculty, Dr. Seider worked as a teacher-educator at Boston University and as an English teacher in the Boston Public Schools.

Daren Graves is an associate professor of education at Simmons University, where his research lies at the intersection of critical race theory, racial identity development, and teacher education. He teaches Critical Race Theory in Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is cochair of the AERA Hip Hop Theories, Praxis & Pedagogies Special Interest Group.

Douglas Reeves—100-Day Leaders: Turning Short-Term Wins Into Long-Term Success in Schools

Douglas Reeves—100-Day Leaders: Turning Short-Term Wins Into Long-Term Success in Schools

January 6, 2020

Get the book, 100-Day Leaders Turning Short-Term Wins Into Long-Term Success in Schools

Follow Doug on Twitter @douglasreeves

Visit the Creative Leadership website

About Douglas Reeves, PhD

Douglas Reeves, PhD is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, he has worked in all 50 US states and more than 20 countries around the world.

Adam Drummond—The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways to Be the Leader Your School Needs

Adam Drummond—The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways to Be the Leader Your School Needs

January 3, 2020

Get the book, The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways To Be The Leader Your School Needs Follow Adam on Twitter @adamddrummond Visit Adam's Blog About Adam Drummond Dr. Adam Drummond is the Director of Professional Learning at the International Center for Leadership in Education. With a range of K-12 experience as a teacher and principal, […]

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Adam Drummond—The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways to Be the Leader Your School Needs

Adam Drummond—The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways to Be the Leader Your School Needs

January 3, 2020

Get the book, The Instructional Change Agent: 48 Ways To Be The Leader Your School Needs

Follow Adam on Twitter @adamddrummond

Visit Adam's Blog

About Adam Drummond

Dr. Adam Drummond is the Director of Professional Learning at the International Center for Leadership in Education. With a range of K-12 experience as a teacher and principal, Adam’s servant leadership and passion for making change in the world has offered him the opportunity to work with students, teachers, and leaders across the country and internationally.

 
Juliana Finegan—Teacher Onboarding

Juliana Finegan—Teacher Onboarding

December 23, 2019

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About Juliana Finegan

Juliana Finegan is a Managing Partner at The Learning Accelerator, leading their practitioner learning work. As an expert in blended and personalized learning and Title 1 educator for almost a decade, Juliana specializes in adult learning, designing tangible resources for practitioners, and engaging partnerships and networks to build strategic support throughout the ecosystem.

 
Douglas Reeves—Achieving Equity and Excellence: Achieving Equity and Excellence: Immediate Results From the Lessons of High-Poverty, High-Success Schools

Douglas Reeves—Achieving Equity and Excellence: Achieving Equity and Excellence: Immediate Results From the Lessons of High-Poverty, High-Success Schools

December 16, 2019

Get the book, Achieving Equity & Excellence: Immediate Results From the Lessons of High-Poverty, High-Success Schools

Follow Doug on Twitter @douglasreeves

Visit the Creative Leadership website

About Douglas Reeves, PhD

Douglas Reeves, PhD is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, he has worked in all 50 US states and more than 20 countries around the world.

Kim Marshall—The Best of The Marshall Memo, Book One: Ideas and Action Steps to Energize Leadership, Teaching, and Learning

Kim Marshall—The Best of The Marshall Memo, Book One: Ideas and Action Steps to Energize Leadership, Teaching, and Learning

December 10, 2019

Get the book, The Best of the Marshall Memo

Check out Kim's teacher and principal rubrics at MarshallMemo.com

Learn more about the Instructional Leadership Association, our main program, which includes the Marshall Memo

About Kim Marshall

Kim Marshall is the author of The Marshall Memo, which reaches thousands of leaders each week. He spent 32 years with Boston Public Schools as a principal, teacher, and central office administrator, and regular speaks about teacher supervision and evaluation.

Keara Mascareñaz—The New Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules

Keara Mascareñaz—The New Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules

November 27, 2019

Get the book, The New Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules

Follow Keara on Twitter @kearamas

Listen to Anthony Kim discuss The New School Rules on Principal Center Radio

About Keara Mascareñaz

Keara Mascareñaz is the Managing Partner for Organizational Design at Education Elements. She focuses on organizational design and how to build and scale a culture of innovation in large systems. Keara leads work in change management, leadership development, school design, and strategic planning. Keara is the toolkit creator for The NEW School Rules: 6 Practices for Thriving and Responsive Schools.

Lynmara Colón—Empower Our Girls: Opening the Door for Girls to Achieve More

Lynmara Colón—Empower Our Girls: Opening the Door for Girls to Achieve More

November 20, 2019

Get the book, Empower Our Girls: Opening the Door for Girls to Achieve More

Follow Lynmara on Twitter @TheColon_s

About Lynmara Colón

Lynmara Colon is Director of English Language Learner Programs & Services in a Northern Virginia school district, as well as a former principal. She's the author, with Adam Welcome, of Empower Our Girls: Opening the Door for Girls to Achieve More

Andrea Ferrero—Pockets Change

Andrea Ferrero—Pockets Change

November 11, 2019

Visit the Pockets Change website

Follow Andrea on Twitter @PocketsChange

About Andrea Ferrero

Andrea Ferrero is a global educator with more than a decade of K-12 experience. Looking for tools to break the cycle of poverty and empower learning communities, Andrea stepped into the world of financial literacy and edtech, and she's the founder of Pockets Change, an organization dedicated to inspiring financial capability through the universal language of Hip Hop pedagogy.

Richard Gerver—Education: A Manifesto for Change

Richard Gerver—Education: A Manifesto for Change

November 4, 2019

Get the book, Education: A Manifesto for Change

Visit Richard Gerver's website 

Follow Richard on Twitter @RichardGerver

About Richard Gerver

Richard Gerver is an internationally renowned educator, public speaker, and change expert. The author of four books, he is a former teacher and principal, and currently advises governments, corporations, and other large organizations on leadership, change, and innovation.

Stephanie Dean: Opportunity Culture—Extending the Reach of Excellent Teachers

Stephanie Dean: Opportunity Culture—Extending the Reach of Excellent Teachers

October 28, 2019

Visit the Opportunity Culture Website

Learn more about Public Impact

Follow Opportunity Culture on Twitter @OppCulture

About Stephanie Dean

Stephanie Dean is vice president of strategic policy advising and a senior consulting manager at Public Impact. Her work focuses on identifying and cultivating state policy conditions that help schools extend the reach of excellent teachers.

Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey—PLC+: Better Decisions and Greater Impact By Design

Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey—PLC+: Better Decisions and Greater Impact By Design

October 22, 2019

Visit the Fisher and Frey Website

Follow Douglas on Twitter @dfishersdsu

Follow Nancy on Twitter @NancyFrey

Get the books, PLC+ and The PLC+ Playbook

Learn more about PLC+

About The Authors

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey are professors at San Diego State University and co-founders of Health Sciences High & Middle College, where their co-author Dominique Smith is Chief of Educational Services and Teacher Support.

Kevin Stoller—Creating Better Learning Environments

Kevin Stoller—Creating Better Learning Environments

October 18, 2019

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

Kevin Stoller is the author of Creating Better Learning Environments and host of the podcast Better Learning.

Katie White—Unlocked: Assessment as the Key to Everyday Creativity in the Classroom

Katie White—Unlocked: Assessment as the Key to Everyday Creativity in the Classroom

October 7, 2019

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

Katie White is an author and consultant based in Saskatchewan who works with school leaders around the world. The author of two books, Katie has been a district and in-school administrator, a learning coach, and a K-12 classroom teacher.

Eileen Depka—Letting Data Lead: How to Design, Analyze, and Respond to Classroom Assessment

Eileen Depka—Letting Data Lead: How to Design, Analyze, and Respond to Classroom Assessment

September 30, 2019

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

Eileen Depka, PhD is an avid educator who is committed to student achievement and teacher growth. An internationally known assessment expert, she's the author of 8 books, including

Jane Kise—Step In, Step Up: Empowering Women for the School Leadership Journey

Jane Kise—Step In, Step Up: Empowering Women for the School Leadership Journey

September 27, 2019

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

Dr. Jane Kise is an author, executive coach, and education consultant who works to create environments that everyone wants to be in. She's the author of 26 books, including her new book Step In, Step Up.

Natalie Wexler—The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System—And How To Fix It
Paul Tough—The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

Paul Tough—The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

September 16, 2019

 

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

Paul Tough is the author of Helping Children Succeed and How Children Succeed, which spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover and paperback bestseller lists and was translated into twenty-eight languages. He is also the author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America. He is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine and a regular contributor to the public-radio program This American Life.

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