Congratulations to our managing director and education partners selected to participate as members of the panel at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education to lead a successful discussion on “Driving Systemic Transformation: Equipping Leaders to Continuously Improve.”

Carol Atwood | Assistant Superintendent for Data Quality, Accountability, Evaluation & Research, Humble Independent School District, TX

Patricia Deklotz | Superintendent, Kettle Moraine School District, WI

Xavier De La Torre | Superintendent, Ysleta Independent School District, TX

Janet Pilcher | Managing Director, Studer Education

Driving Systemic Transformation: Equipping Leaders to Continuously Improve

— From the 2016 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education Program

This session will share the journey of leaders across 12 school districts who have implemented a scorecard process that focuses on selecting measurable annual outcomes in core areas and identifying progress monitoring measures that predict performance on those year-end outcomes. Within each of these districts, superintendents, central office leaders, and school principals have endeavored to anchor practice improvement in disciplined inquiry to improve core outcomes (achievement, people, service, and finance) at scale across a district and progress-monitoring measures to be evaluated throughout the year. Up to three times annually, leaders inquire into progress to identify how actions impacted results using an innovative online tool that supports continuous learning. Leaders hone new skills in process improvement and continuous learning using this ongoing cycle and engage in professional coaching and/or in-district learning opportunities directly related to the gaps identified by the progress monitoring measures.


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