Instructional Leadership in Action

Introducing our keynote speakers for the Summer Leadership Institute 2017

by Sheeba Jacob on Mar 1, 2017

Wondering how to engage your system in instructional improvement? Our acclaimed keynote presenters and thought leaders will inspire your thinking about where to begin and what to focus on to improve student achievement.

Don't miss a perfect opportunity to bring your team together for three days of learning, collaboration and planning that will set your course for 2017-2018 and beyond. Seats are filling up quickly. Register before March 31 to save $110 per person.

 

Keynote Presenters

tammy-campbell.jpgTammy Campbell
Superintendent, Federal Way Public Schools
Opening Keynote - July 18

Identifying the right focus and strategically thinking about how to address it can lead to positive outcomes for our students. At CEL's Summer Leadership Institute, learn how Dr. Campbell helps her district target the right challenge for every student, every day.

As the superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools in Washington state, Tammy Campbell believes rigorous academic programs and student achievement are possible for every one of her students. With over 20 years of experience as an educator, principal, executive director of teaching and learning, and executive director of instructional programs, she has a deep knowledge of designing systems that support high-quality teaching and learning with equity at the center in support of all students.

stephen-fink_0_0.jpgStephen Fink
Executive Director, University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership
Keynote - July 19

We know that teaching is a highly complex and sophisticated endeavor, and as such leaders must play a critical role in developing and cultivating the expertise necessary for high quality teaching. At the Summer Leadership Institute, Stephen Fink, executive director of University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership, will share his insights about what he is continually learning about instructional leadership and expertise.

Dr. Fink's work has spanned large urban, suburban and rural school districts and charter management organizations across the country. Prior to coming to the University of Washington, he spent over 20 years as a school and district leader. He is co-author of Leading for Instructional Improvement: How Successful Leaders Develop Teaching and Learning Expertise.

anneke-markholt.jpgAnneke Markholt
Associate Director, University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership
Keynote - July 19

How do we cultivate expertise? Intentionally planning what and how we learn can help us to do so. At the Summer Leadership Institute, Anneke Markholt will highlight ways in which professional learning can inspire growth in our principals, teachers and ultimately, our students.

Dr. Markholt is an associate director at the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership. She designs and directs the Center's partnerships focused on developing teaching effectiveness and instructional leadership. She is particularly interested in the intersection of teaching, learning and the leadership capacity necessary for school systems to engage in instructional improvement. She is co-author of Leading for Instructional Improvement: How Successful Leaders Develop Teaching and Learning Expertise.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Summer Leadership Institute

About the author: Sheeba Jacob

Sheeba Jacob is the director of extended learning at the Center for Educational Leadership. In her role, she supports the strategic development of all institutes, conferences and program offerings. She also supports district partnerships, specifically in targeted feedback and teaching effectiveness work with teachers and principals. She has a master's degree in language and literacy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and over 12 years of education experience as a teacher, teacher leader and curriculum developer.

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