In response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center (R12CC) launched a monthly forum to engage school superintendents in conversations about leading change during times of uncertainty. Drawing on research and experience from multiple fields, sessions are designed to help leaders
A talented teacher workforce is an essential foundation for improving educational outcomes for students. As such, securing teachers at all levels of the teacher pipeline (i.e., recruitment into the profession, onboarding for the profession, retention in the profession, and advancement within the profession) is necessary for student success.
Learn about our continued work in the region, meet new team members, and access resources highlighting an initiative in Connecticut to improve student attendance that is showing promising results.
In Missouri, project staff are collaborating with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to support the expansion of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). A recent article highlighted Missouri’s efforts and success in increasing principal participation in and principal retention rates through MLDS. As part of this work, R12CC surveyed mentors in MLDS
R12CC’s work in Kansas includes hosting a monthly Executive Leadership Forum with superintendents to support them as they lead change management initiatives. Recent sessions focused on developing leadership in others and improving principal’s use of political, educational, and organizational levers for change. In response to needs sensing, support has shifted to include plans for developing
Recent efforts to support Colorado education stakeholders’ use of a geographic information system (GIS) map to strengthen the workforce pipeline include transitioning the map to the Experience Version. This mapping software update includes an introduction to the map with links to resources and materials developed by R12CC to inform strategy selection, action planning, and implementation