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11 School Improvement Secrets for Radically Different Results

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

11 School Improvement Secrets for Radically Different Results

Presented by Deana Senn, Senior Director, Academic Training, Learning Sciences International; and Michelle Fitzgerald, Ed.D., Executive Director, School Turnaround, Learning Sciences International

Sponsored by Learning Sciences International

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In this edWebinar, the presenters unveil 11 radically different replicable school improvement strategies with a look inside how 100% of their low-performing partner schools have all IMPROVED. Three schools saw radical results as learning skyrocketed during the interrupted learning 2020-21 school year. These 11 approaches resulted in:

  • An elementary school improving from an F to an A
  • A middle school exiting state oversight with its best grade in seven years
  • A Title I school earning its first B ever while its lowest 25% of math students posted the highest learning gains in the state

Learn how sustainable school improvement goes far beyond a written plan. This edWebinar provides an overview on topics such as matching rigor with on-grade-level content, engaging students through authentic and accountable tasks, and easing the teacher burden of meeting the standards.

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to teachers of all grade levels.


Deana SennAbout the Presenters

Deana Senn, Senior Director of Academic Teaming at Learning Sciences International, calls upon her 20 plus years of experience in education to support leaders and teachers in increasing engagement, ensuring equity, and closing achievement gaps through student conversations and rigorous learning.

Ms. Senn is an award-winning author, national speaker and conducts research and development for Learning Sciences International. Having experience that spans the United States and Canada in rural and urban districts, Ms. Senn is passionate about creating innovative solutions for all students, teachers, and leaders.


Michelle FitzgeraldDr. Michelle Fitzgerald has been an educator for 28 years serving as a middle school teacher, building administrator, district curriculum coordinator, assistant superintendent, and area superintendent – principal supervisor. Dr. Fitzgerald has worked in three states and has experience in different types and sizes of districts—from suburban Chicago school districts to the seventh-largest district in the country, and a district that is 100% urban. Dr. Fitzgerald has been successful in supporting schools’ turnaround by looking at the systems and creating sustainable results. She is currently Executive Director, School Turnaround at LSI, where she oversees school turnaround work in schools across the country.


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Learning Sciences International

Thousands of educators have partnered with LSI to implement tailored transformation approaches for student successes.

Our vision for education is to:

  • Close the achievement gap
  • Equip all students with the social, emotional, and cognitive skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.
  • Expand equity by giving every child access to rigorous core instruction that empowers learners to free themselves from generational poverty.

We will not rest until we see a smile on every teacher’s face and every K-12 student succeeding.

Learning Sciences International


Tuesday, June 28, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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