John Tanner has partnered with hundreds of school districts in nearly every state to rethink the very definition of school performance. His Introduction to Benefits-Based Accountability presents a practical alternative to the harmful and ineffective test-based accountabilities of the past, in favor of a holistic framework that puts the focus on students and their future.
Dr. Luvelle Brown
Equity & Inclusion
Create a Culture of Love. Dr. Brown uses this mantra to facilitate conversations that result in transformative shifts in school culture and achievement. A leading voice on equity & inclusion, Dr. Brown challenges school teams at every level to face down tough questions en route to driving change.
Dr. Steve Constantino
Leader, teacher, speaker, and best-selling author Dr. Steve Constantino’s 5 Simple Principles have become synonymous with school family engagement. Dr. Constantino has a long and distinguished career and his work and teachings have been adopted nationwide.
Kim Marshall is a former Boston teacher, principal and school district administrator. Author of the weekly Marshall Memo, Kim is known nationwide for his writing and personal coaching of teachers and principals. His Rethinking Teacher Supervision, Coaching, and Evaluation cohort helps school leaders think through changes in current policies and implement strategies that continuously improve teaching, leadership, and learning, with a focus on agency and empowerment.
Dr. John Spencer
A former middle school teacher and current professor, John helps teachers empower their students with voice and choice. The author of several books on project-based learning, his work has taken him all over the world, and even to the White House. John's Project-Based Learning workshops use creative thinking to accelerate learning and boost student achievement.
A former television reporter, who spent a decade as an administrator with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Indiana, Patricia helps schools build relationships with parents and community members through clear, effective and meaningful school communication.
Dr. Catlin Tucker
Over 8 sessions, best-selling author, sought-after instructional coach and former Teacher of the Year, Dr. Catlin Tucker shows classroom teachers and instructional coaches to leverage principles of student-centered and blended learning to deliver accessible, inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all students.
Leadership & strategic initiatives
A former district superintendent, Kim Wallace knows firsthand the difficulty in launching and sustaining strategic initiatives. Her 10-stage process delivers a practical framework to help administrators successfully launch and support critical programs - every time.
Dr. Douglas Reeves
Dr. Douglas Reeves is the author of more than 40 books and more than 100 articles on leadership and education. His 5-part cohort was designed to help school leaders and their teams close the gap between theory and practice in grading reform, giving them immediate access to proven results that they can use today.
Empower teachers and staff by giving them the agency, tools and confidence to positively impact the lives of every student. Carla’s six principles of SEL are an absolute must for every educator who wants to make a positive impact through SEL this year.
Dr. Summer Prather-Smith
Dr. Prather-Smith’s path into education started with her desire to work with, and learn from, historically underserved communities. Over a nearly 20-year career, she has worked with schools to facilitate meaningful two-way conversations with historically hard-to-reach audiences.
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