2015 Annual Forum Archives


Getting to Both “C’s”: Leadership to Prepare Students for Both College AND Careers

SREB held its 12th Annual Leadership Forum at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel on April 30-May 1, 2015. Featured presenters included Michelle Dillard, assistant superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky; MaryEllen Elia, former superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida; Bonnie Fusarelli, professor of educational leadership at North Carolina State University; Fiona Johnson, principal of Charter School of Excellence, Riverland Campus in Florida; Philip Lanoue, superintendent of Clarke County Schools in Georgia and 2015 National Superintendent of the Year; Maria Medina, principal of South Dade Middle School in Florida; and Aileen Vega, principal of Flagami Elementary School in Florida.

Getting It Done: What It Really Takes to Turn Around a SIG School – And Keep It Turned Around
Michelle Dillard

Literacy Strategies That Work in Advancing Achievement in All Subjects
Daniel Rock and George Johnson

Math Strategies That Work to Prepare All Students for College and Careers
John Squires and Amanda Merritt

Readiness Courses
John Squires

Creating the Link Between Strong Principal Pipelines and Teacher Effectiveness
MaryEllen Elia

Preparing Principals Who Can Lead Challenging Middle Grades and High Schools
Jon Schmidt-Davis and Betty Fry

What Have We Learned About Teacher Effectiveness?
Andy Baxter

A District Strategy for Turning Around Low-Performing Middle Grades Schools
Deborah Bass and Scott Warren

Building Leadership Bench Strength: A Radically Different Program to Prepare Principals for High-Need, Rural Schools
Bonnie Fusarelli

Beyond Tinkering: Design for Whole School Reform
Cindy Van Buren