K12 leaders selected products that enhance learning across the country
NORMAN, okla. (Dec. 8, 2015) – Great Expectations, a non-profit foundation that provides intensive professional development to teachers and administrators, has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration’s “Readers’ Choice Top Products for 2015.”
“It was inspiring to learn about the products being used in today’s schools and classrooms that are helping districts succeed,” says JD Solomon, editorial director at District Administration. “All of our 2015 honorees should be very proud of this achievement.”
Great Expectations provides a professional development program that trains teachers and administrators to create a culture of mutual respect as well as academic excellence in schools. The non-profit’s school transformation model focuses on student self-esteem, high expectations, increased attendance, positive discipline and parent participation, all of which lead to improved student achievement. With full implementation of Great Expectations, academic performance and attendance go up, while disciplinary referrals and suspensions go down.
“The mission at Great Expectations is to help schools nurture a positive climate through the development of fundamental life principles in each student,” said Linda Dzialo, Ph.D, president and CEO of Great Expectations. “We’re honored to be recognized by District Administration readers for our commitment to education and positive impact on schools around the country.”
District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top Products awards program informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel in a variety of areas, such as technology, sustainability and curriculum instruction. The winners were compiled from 2,100-plus nominations from the magazine’s readers over the past year.
To learn more about Great Expectations, visit http://www.greatexpectations.org/.
About Great Expectations
Great Expectations is a school transformation model that emphasizes a climate of mutual respect and academic excellence. Founded in 1991, the non-profit foundation provides intensive professional training to teachers and administrators that promote improved student self-esteem, attendance, discipline and parent participation – all of which result in improved student achievement. Great Expectations has a presence throughout Oklahoma and seven other states. For more information, visit www.greatexpectations.org.
About District Administration
District Administration provides K12 leaders with critical news and information for school district management, through its monthly magazine, website, e-newsletters and the District Administration Leadership Institute Superintendent Summits. For more information, visitwww.DistrictAdministration.com.