Partners Matter Newsletter
Partners Matter is a digital newsletter created by Partners for Educational Leadership to examine and address barriers, challenges and opportunities school districts and their leadership teams face daily. Articles include team profiles, news and events, case studies and a variety of resources we hope will be useful, informative and reflective in our community members’ day-to-day lives.
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
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
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