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Closing the Achievement Gap in Minnesota: Making a Difference with Leadership.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
A six-year national research study recently completed by researchers at the University of Minnesota investigated the actions that effective educational leaders take to address the achievement gap and to support high quality classroom instruction. Dr. Karen Seashore and Dr. Kyla Wahlstrom presented their findings on this significant research project. A panel of MN education leaders responded with perspectives from their work.


Panelists included:

View presentation slides from this event (PPTX format).

Further reading

Event videos

Effective leadership at the elementary and secondary levels.
(Kyla Wahlstrom)
from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 13

Aligning expectations and accountability. (Kyla Wahlstrom)
from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 15

What do good districts do for professional development?
(Karen Seashore and Kyla Wahlstrom)
from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 20

How turnover impacts school leadership (Kyla Wahlstrom)
from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 22

Community engagement starts at the district level (Karen Seashore)
from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 24

The 3 E's of effective leadership from CEHD Academics on Vimeo.

See Slide 29