Educational Specialist Coach and Trainer
Marzano Research- RISC Division
As an educational consultant I have worked with school districts on their transformation to a student centered standards-based teaching and learning system. The major areas of focus are: building a shared vision, leadership, personal mastery and continuous improvement. Through staff training and coaching visits I have supported teachers and leaders in their measured growth and progress toward building systems that support individual achievement of high standards, personal mastery and continuous improvement.
My roles and responsibilities include supporting and coaching the leadership of the Charleston County School District as well as a number of schools in Maine. Working with school-based leaders in the development of a sustained strategic plan for their school as they seek to transform from a time-based to competency based systems of learning. Currently, I am also the lead in several school districts: supporting them with coaching, planning and training.
I have also developed a educational journal for our organization, RISConnections. This applied research based journal is distributed to all coalition members and focuses on transformative leadership and second order change. A number of the articles have been re-published on the Competency Works website. As a collaborative member of the RISC team I have worked to update and develop training and coaching to support our coalition schools. Most recently I help to develop an instructional training for teachers that utilizes Marzano's Art and Science of Teaching as it relates to personal mastery. I have also developed the Leadership Training modules that will be aligned to "best practices and theory" as well as Marzano's High reliability Schools.