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27 09, 2022

Celebrating 20 years of professional development, camaraderie and personal growth

2022-09-28T17:21:28+00:00September 27, 2022|Partners Matter|Comments Off on Celebrating 20 years of professional development, camaraderie and personal growth

The Superintendents' Network, established in 2002 by Connecticut Center for School Change (now Partners for Educational Leadership), is celebrating 20 years of providing leadership guidance, support, mentoring, coaching, fellowship and extraordinary professional development opportunities for superintendents across Connecticut. Still going strongly, the Network continues to attract new superintendents while retaining experienced leaders. Though its focus has evolved to meet today’s educational challenges and current realities, its foundation and core mission remain steadfast and unchanged. Originally founded with support from the
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27 09, 2022

Accelerated Learning Framework, buffer and buffet

2022-09-27T16:07:18+00:00September 27, 2022|Partners Matter|Comments Off on Accelerated Learning Framework, buffer and buffet

One of our goals at Partners for Educational Leadership (PEL) is to provide districts with conceptual frameworks for strategizing and planning – educators who have been involved with us for any length of time will recognize that as one of our hallmarks. When schools were shut down in 2020 to try and slow the spread of COVID-19, we started thinking about how to support schools in planning instructional support for students who had missed several weeks of school – we
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27 09, 2022

Embracing our transformative roles

2022-09-27T15:53:38+00:00September 27, 2022|Partners Matter|Comments Off on Embracing our transformative roles

Kerry Lord believes you can’t ask people to do something and not give them the tools and the chance to do it – or do it well.  Serving as director of Programs for Partners for Educational Leadership (PEL), she works with district leaders to address systemic inequities, coaches and mentors school leaders, and facilitates communities of practice designed to support school leaders. Kerry has spent the past 28 years as a public educator, working in San Francisco first as a
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