TregoED Blog — Success Stories

Process helps New Supt. Dig In for Successful Referendum

Pelham (NY) Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ is not new to planning for complex situations or making big decisions, but she is new to being a superintendent.  She gained valuable experience as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum in the Sewanhaka Central High School District – and valuable skills from the collaborative and strategic leadership processes she learned Read the full article…

5 Step Road Map to Foster Real Community Engagement

We talk a lot about collaboration these days… it is even identified as one of the 5 C’s required for all kids to succeed.  We know it is important, we’ve been saying “two heads are better than one” for decades, but are we practicing what we preach?  I bet that there are some fine examples Read the full article…

Tough Technology Decisions Part 2: The Challenges

This is part 2 of our series about handling complex technology decisions based on the interviews of school leaders David Blattner, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director for Media and Virtual Learning at Iredell Statesville Schools in North Carolina, John Guyer, Executive Director of Technology at Summit Academy Management, a free public non-profit Academy for Read the full article…

Tough Technology Decisions: 3 Tips to a Great Start

No one wants to be “that district” where large sums of money were spent on technology devices that are rarely used or worse yet, never make it out of the cartons.  The key to successful technology integration starts early in the decision making process.  We turned to three district administrators charged with making big tech Read the full article…

Ensuring Defensible Decisions in Special Education Environments…..in the Age of the Squeaky Wheel

  In my experience, Special Education Meetings are often met with dread and filled with emotions.  Life as a Special Education Administrator involves tough decision-making on contentious issues:  student placement, types of support, programs, etc.  These decisions often involve a difference of opinions about what is necessary and best for the student.  Often, the squeaky Read the full article…