Dr. Patricia Deklotz, Learning Without Boundaries

The Path to Higher Ed is a SchooLinks hosted podcast community that explores trending topics and issues in the area of college and career readiness. Our featured guests are pushing education forward by constantly learning from, innovating and applying their college and career readiness practices.

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Patricia Deklotz about the value of change management theory and the strategic use of education technology. Dr. Deklotz values technology that is able to provide her teachers with consistent, high-quality formative feedback about students. She also discusses why she values student growth data more than outcome data. As the Superintendent of Kettle Moraine School District in Wisconsin, she oversees the district’s Learning Without Boundaries that actively accounts for student voice in determining how to best personalize instruction to meet the learning needs of all students.

About Dr. Patricia Deklotz

Kettle Moraine Superintendent Patricia Deklotz is transforming schools by scaling personalized learning district wide. Early models include unique charter schools, multi-­age and project­-based learning environments and competency-based progression. She fosters collaborative leadership through teacher micro-­credentials and educator career pathways. Named Education Week 2017 Leader to Learn From, Deklotz champions technology tools to improve learning.

About Kettle Moraine School District

  • Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD) is educating students to be 21st Century Global Citizens in a 21st Century Global Economy.
  • Kettle Moraine School District is located in Waukesha County.
  • KMSD currently operates 10 schools (6 of which are designated as Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education)
  • KMSD serves 4117 students.
  • KMSD proudly hails 17 National Board Certified teachers to date.

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