KK Owen - Studer Education Leader Coach

KAREN “KK” OWEN

Leader Coach

KK’s passion is in helping organizations get better at getting better. She focuses on sharing what her partners around the country are doing and the amazing results they are getting. Her mission is to spread better practices and spark creative inquiry among leaders to set them on a continuous improvement journey.

KK has loved every position she has ever held in education: teacher, principal, director, and now leadership coach. Along the path to her current role, KK has worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on reforming teacher evaluations and has worked with union organizations such as Teachers Union Reform Network to think through how leaders, teachers, and employees can listen to each other and bring our best selves to solving our problems in education.

EDUCATION

Ed.D. Educational Leadership & Curriculum & Instruction | University of West Florida
M.Ed. Educational Leadership | University of West Florida
B.S. Elementary Education & Education of the Mentally Handicapped | Louisiana State University

AWARDS

Principal of the Year | Escambia County School District (2004, 1998)

Florida Principal of the Year | Regional Finalist (2004)

Outstanding Alumni | University of West Florida (2012)

Tech Leader of the Year (2013)

EXPERTISE

Service Excellence, Leadership Development, Continuous Improvement, Strategic Planning, Employee Engagement, Performance Improvement

FRAMEWORKS

Evidence-Based Leadership, Nine Principles for Organizational Excellence

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

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Joined Studer Education
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Director of Professional Learning
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School Principal
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School Teacher

PUBLISHED WORK

Action Planning: Go Slow to Go Fast
Studer Education Insights

Rolling Out Engagement Results from District to Classroom
Studer Education Insights

Customer Rounding to Find Real Solutions
Studer Education Insights

How Do I Manage Employee Non-Compliance?
9P Online Resources

Be An Owner
9P Online Resources

What Gets Recognized Gets Repeated
9P Online Resources

Expressing Gratitude
9P Online Resources