IEI Launches a “Mentorship for K-12 Leaders” Community on edWeb

IEI Logo Institute for Education is excited to announce that the Institute for Education Innovation (IEI) will be sponsoring Mentorship for K-12 Leaders, a free professional learning community on edWeb that connects K-12 leaders and aspiring leaders with mentors and content that helps guide, support, and provide insights into education leadership. Experienced educators will share their knowledge, insights, and guidance with those who seek mentorship to foster a culture of continuous learning, collaboration, and professional development.

The community will host a series of edLeader Panels with inspiring K-12 superintendents and district leaders for real-time collaboration and support. The program will provide a vibrant and supportive space where educators can connect, learn, and grow together in order to enhance the quality of education and positively impact the lives of students.

IEI will kick off the “Mentorship for K-12 Leaders” program with an edLeader Panel on Empowering Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers and Shaping the Future on May 30th at 4pm Eastern time. The panelists will share their personal journeys, insights, and tips for breaking barriers and shaping the future as female leaders. The panelists will include Dr. M. Ann Levett, Superintendent of Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (GA); Dr. April Grace, Superintendent of Shawnee Public Schools (OK); and Dr. Aurelia L. Henriquez, Superintendent of Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District (NY). Register here to attend the live event or receive the recording.

Doug Roberts, the founder and CEO of IEI, commented, “We’re really excited to team up with edWeb. Lisa Schmucki and her team are pioneers in the K-12 industry, and we believe this partnership will bring about important leadership development opportunities for educators and industry leaders alike.”

Lisa Schmucki, the founder and CEO of, commented, “We’re so delighted to launch the Mentorship for K-12 Leaders community and edLeader Panels with IEI. These are really trying times, especially for K-12 leaders, and having a mentor and mentoring others is one way for leaders to find inspiration, motivation, and support.”

K-12 leaders, aspiring leaders, and educators looking for mentorship on K-12 leadership are invited to join the free professional learning community Mentorship for K-12 Leaders. Register here for the edLeader Panel on Empowering Women in Leadership on May 30th at 4pm Eastern time.

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