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A Roadmap for Women’s Leadership
Friday, July 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presented by Ann McMullan, Education Consultant and Dr. Darline P. Robles, Professor, University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education
Sponsored by Girls Thinking Global
Explore issues of women’s leadership in education with two outstanding leaders in education Dr. Darline P. Robles and Ann McMullan. Darline was the first Latina County superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), the nation’s largest regional service agency. Ann served sixteen years as Executive Director for Educational Technology in Klein ISD, outside Houston, serving nearly 50,000 students. In this webinar they shared personal insights on their paths to leadership and will explore how women can expand their leadership roles in education.
Darline and Ann gave a preview of the upcoming Women Leaders in Education Conference on July 31 – August 1. This conference is designed for K-12 education professionals to share strategies, learn from experts, and connect with colleagues. Workshop sessions will be facilitated by the creators of the conference, three former school superintendents: Dr. Darline Robles, Dr. Carmella Franco, and Dr. Maria Ott. Collectively, these three remarkable women have more than 100 years of experience in navigating education professional pathways. This conference is the outgrowth of the many years they have each served as advisors and mentors to hundreds of women working in a wide variety of school settings.
Ann McMullan is an education consultant who works throughout the United States and internationally as a public speaker, writer, and consultant focused on leadership, professional development and curriculum. Ann is a frequent speaker at state and national education conferences. She is also a contributor to several educational publications, including eSchoolNews, EdNET Insight and CoSN. Previously, Ann served sixteen years as Executive Director for Educational Technology in Klein ISD, outside Houston, serving nearly 50,000 students.
Dr. Darline P. Robles is a Professor of Clinical Education at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. Her primary responsibility is the development of a new national hybrid Master’s degree program in School Leadership. Dr. Robles retired after serving eight years as the first Latina County superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), the nation’s largest regional service agency. As chief of the Salt Lake City School District from 1995–2002, she was recognized for raising student achievement. Prior to her position in Salt Lake City School District, she served as superintendent of the Montebello Unified School District in California.
Girls Thinking Global (GTG), a global community of organizations serving girls and young women by leveraging technology to create a collaborative space that connects best practices, knowledge, and expertise.