Wednesday, May 11, 2011

May 12th - Paul Kimmelman on School Improvement, Innovation, and Educator Engagement

Join me Thursday, May 12th, for a live and interactive webinar with Paul Kimmelman on his book The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation.  Dr. Kimmelman believes that while educational leaders must be responsive to federal policy mandates, compliance alone will not guarantee continuous school improvement; and he believes that leaders must create conditions that foster innovative solutions to perennial problems and engage all educators in systemic reform.

Date: Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day--international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Page

Paul L. Kimmelman, Ed.D. is senior advisor in Education, Human Development and the Workforce (EHDW) at the American Institutes for Research. He works on federal and state policy, gives legislative updates to constituents, and makes presentations on building organizational capacity and innovation planning. In his 33 years in K–12 education, he has been a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent. He has also been an adjunct professor at colleges/universities, Program Coordinator for Organizational Leadership at Argosy University, and an educational consultant.

As superintendent, Dr. Kimmelman helped the Lima, Ohio, district successfully comply with a federal desegregation order. As a superintendent in Illinois, he was President of the First in the World Consortium, recognized by President Clinton and Secretary of Education Richard Riley when they visited Illinois to announce their world-class successful work.

Dr. Kimmelman was appointed by former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley to the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century and served on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study Technical Review Panel. He was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige to serve on the Teacher Assistance Corps.

He has written numerous articles and three books on education. His most recent book is The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation.

The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation

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