Schools make academic progress when leaders are close to the teaching and learning practices. Discovery Walks provide leadership teams with a framework to ascertain vital information about instructional trends across classrooms. This non-evaluative program engages the school in a focused cycle of improvement led by an experienced and highly successful leadership coach. The coach works one-on-one with school leaders to recommend and implement professional development strategies that strengthen teaching and learning outcomes based upon classroom observations. Since 2006, more than 250 Louisiana schools have increased achievement as a result of SLC Discovery Walks.

For more information contact:
Janice Bernard
jbernard@slc-gno.org
(504) 267-7239 or (985) 320-1476

Director of Discovery Walks Program, Janice Bernard, is a former teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal. Most recently, she directed Louisiana’s Distinguished Educators, a key component of the School and District Accountability program established to improve school and student performance. She received her Masters and Educational Specialist degree in Administrative Supervision from Southeastern Louisiana University.

 

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