How Are You Staying Connected With Your Greater School Community?
XQ school leaders share strategies for staying connected with students and staff to maximize learning while their campuses are closed.
In this session, four XQ school leaders share practices and concepts to strengthen connections for learning in remote environments. Join us to learn more about:
– Mindsets and proactive approaches to connect with students, especially those who
are most vulnerable
– Relevant and responsive ways to engage with students
– Structures to support teachers and staff to respond to student needs
Lillian is the principal of Latitude 37.8 High School. Previously, she was the director of High Tech High in Chula Vista, California, and a founding teacher at Oakland Unity High School, where she discovered the power of engaging students in authentic project-based learning.
Shatoya is principal of Purdue Polytechnic High School. She has been a teacher and administrator. She earned her BS in physical education, health and safety science, and biology and her master’s degree in leadership administration, both from Marian University.
Steven is a proven large urban school district principal with a focus on student and staff engagement, with previous roles as a physics and chemistry teacher, director of professional learning, and assistant principal.
Chris Terrill serves as the executive director of Crosstown High. Chris has 17 years of school administrative experience. He has opened two highly successful schools that have focused on relevance and relationships.
Mary Ryerse is Managing Director for School Success for XQ. Mary has worked in education for more than 30 years, advocating for innovation and equity. Prior to XQ, she led Getting Smart’s strategic advisory practice. Following 15 years as a teacher and administrator at the school, district, and state levels, Mary served as an EdTech executive and in adjunct professor roles.
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