Leading Educators Prepares for CEO Transition

After nearly eight incredible years at Leading Educators, CEO Jonas Chartock has decided to open the door to new leadership this September. Jonas is proud of all that the Leading Educators community has accomplished, having grown from a single pilot program in New Orleans to becoming an innovative learning and systems design partner of districts … Continued

4 Ways To Celebrate Women Educators

This International Women’s Day, and we honor the generations of women educators who have changed the world by cultivating self-discovery and growth inside and beyond the classroom. Countless women activists—such as Mary McLeod Bethune, Malala Yousafzai, and Sylvia Mendez—have advocated for the universal human right to education. By championing the potential in all of us, … Continued

Leading Peers Through Change

Michelle Morrow is the Instructional Specialist at North Godwin Elementary School in Grand Rapids, MI and part of the 2017 Leading Educators Grand Rapids cohort.  This past July, Michelle spoke with us about her vision for school transformation after attending the 2017 Leading Educators Institute (LEI).  We checked in with Michelle to hear about her … Continued

Coaching Teachers through Equity in Louisiana

Kelsey McLachlan is an Instructional Leadership Coach for Leading Educators’ Louisiana program.  Kelsey began her career as teacher in Chicago Public Schools where she taught for six years.  She also led teacher leadership development at Teach for America Greater New Orleans and was the Founding Assistant Principal at KIPP Leadership Primary.  Kelsey spoke with us … Continued

Connecting Teacher Leadership and Professional Learning

How can we best connect teacher leadership to professional learning? What do schools sometimes get wrong – despite their best intentions – and how can we help more schools get it right? With the publication of Igniting the Learning Engine: How School Systems Accelerate Teacher Effectiveness and Student Growth Through ‘Connected Professional Learning’, the nonprofit organization … Continued