Success Stories

Success Stories 2017-07-28T16:40:25+00:00

“Whether one is a new, mid-career or a preretirement school leader, Lisa is able to build capacity for school improvement by engaging and coaching the leader through the challenges of reactive and/or proactive decision-making for school improvement. The reflective sessions with Lisa and progress monitoring she offers have supported… READ MORE

EVA WILLIAMS, PRINCIPAL, VAN DUYN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Pathways in Action

Franklin Elementary School– Syracuse City School District, Syracuse, NY

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Franklin has been designated as a priority school since 2012-13.  As a result of collecting school data, ongoing cycles of progress monitoring, goal setting as a team, and ongoing coaching work, Franklin is now a school in good standing.

  • Improved higher-order thinking skills for students

  • Increased participation in higher quality instruction

  • Established priority tracking and school-wide goals for the Leadership team

  • Implemented an enrichment program contributing to a positive school culture

  • Provided coaching for the Principal

Van Duyn Elementary School– Syracuse City School District, Syracuse, NY

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Van Duyn has been designated as a Priority School since 2012-13.  As a result of collecting school data, ongoing cycles of progress monitoring, goal setting, and coaching work, Van Duyn has moved from a priority school designation from 2012-13 to a focus school in 2016-17 and is on its way to becoming a school in good standing.

  • Improved instruction directed to student needs

  • Created effective lesson plans to differential instruction

  • Improved teacher collaboration time to include more support for lesson planning

  • Increased support and training for teachers in using student data to drive instruction

  • Provided coaching for the Principal

“I am impressed with her laser clear view of issues and articulation of how to establish a few specific goals to accomplish next steps and growth. She is passionate about all students’ success and carries a personal commitment to equity for all students.”

NANCY VOLK, EXPANDED LEARNING TIME FACILITATOR, SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT