Drive School Improvement With Principal Learning Teams

Facilitated by Kay Psencik and Wendy Robinson

Oct. 26: 2p.m. - 3p.m. ET

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Principal learning is often overlooked as an element of change and continuous improvement. See how Fort Wayne Community Schools established a core leadership team of principals and district leaders who are key to ensuring all schools are grounded in adult learning designs that result in a positive impact on students.

Kay Psencik is a senior consultant for Learning Forward. She has been an educator for more than 45 years. Psencik served in Texas public schools as a teacher and administrator until her retirement in 1999 from Austin Independent School District where she was as deputy superintendent. Since her retirement, she has assisted school districts and other educational organizations across the nation in efforts to transform their organizations by facilitating and coaching principals to lead high-performing schools. Psencik's other area of expertise is leadership development.

Wendy Robinson is superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools in Fort Wayne, IN. In her 35 years with Fort Wayne Community Schools, she has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator. Robinson was one of the members of the inaugural class of Broad Center Fellows, a program designed to prepare and challenge urban school leaders. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in improving urban education and is frequently asked to speak at conferences and events hosted by organizations such as The
Wallace Foundation, the National Conference of State Legislators, American Association of School Administrators, and the Urban Superintendent's Association of America. Robinson has received numerous awards, including the National Alliance of Black School Educators 2009 Joseph E. Hill Superintendent of the Year Award.