Wanda Creel

Leader Coach

Dr. Wanda Creel is an experienced educator, researcher, and administrator at the local, state, and national levels. As a Leader Coach with Huron Studer Education, Wanda partners with educational leaders and organizations to identify key practices and processes that support continuous improvement and unlocking excellence. Wanda’s career has spanned over thirty years of experience in public education, serving in two states. Her most recent appointment was supporting the Lee County, Florida, School System as the Chief Academic Officer; a district with 96,000 students that desired to see dramatic growth in student achievement. The majority of Wanda’s career was focused on Georgia where she retired as superintendent after serving in the role for seven years. Wanda’s career includes positions as a state level Associate State School Superintendent for School Improvement Services, district level Assistant Superintendent, district Curriculum Director, principal, middle school assistant principal, middle and high school teacher, and adjunct professor for graduate educational leadership programs. Her experiences in a PreK-12 arena and beyond bring a broad perspective to the field of building leadership capacity, school improvement and increased student achievement.

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Day 2
January 19, 2023
3:15 pm

Align Tiered Support, Systems & Community Partners to Improve Student Well-Being

Prairies IV (Lower Level)
19 January
Time:  3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:  Prairies IV (Lower Level)

Oakridge Public Schools is dedicated to partnering with the community to blend resources, training, coaching, tiered systems of support, data, and practices to improve the whole child experience. The Oakridge Public Schools Board of Education conducted a strategic planning process to align priorities and actions from the board room to the classroom to implement tiered systems of support for academics and behavior. Recognizing that schools cannot do it alone, community partners (school-based health center, community mental health agency, local hospital, and MDHHS) have been embedded within the districts comprehensive systems of support and interventions focused on what children and families need to thrive.

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