Philip Lanoue: 3 Questions Every Educator Must Ask

Philip Lanoue on the podcast
Dr. Philip Lanoue has a demonstrated record in leading school transformation at the building and district levels, creating new instructional models, improving student performance, and building positive community and school relationships. He is the 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year, as well as the 2015 Georgia Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Lanoue served as principal for 18 years in four high schools in Massachusetts and Vermont, his home state. He was named the Vermont NASSP Principal of the Year while principal of Burlington High School.

Philip Lanoue is one of the nation’s top 50 educational innovators in digital learning as named by Converge magazine. His work in supervision and evaluation has been recognized by the University of Georgia (UGA). He is an Adjunct professor at the University of Georgia, and he was a leading contributor in designing one of the nation’s top Professional Development School Districts in partnership with UGA. He has written extensively on the new role of leaders with internationally-renowned expert Dr. Sally Zepeda.

Philip Lanoue Show Highlights:

  • How to serve every child in a school and district
  • In high poverty areas, if we don’t get it right, our kids are gone
  • Phil’s 3 questions every educator must ask
  • List what you DO and DON’T DO for all kids. Get rid of the DON’T DO in a week
  • Looking at tough data is not about beating people up
  • Relationships are key and truly understanding students
  • If you’re teaching, someone must be learning
  • You have to make concessions if all kids are going to learn
  • Adults have to take risks with kids
  • How schools and districts can work with the community to serve all kids
  • The role as a leader is to ask a lot of questions
  • The metrics that lead to success
  • Clarity vs Ambiguity
  • Make decisions based on what you believe and what your community believes
  • Conversation walks
philip lanoue questions for educators
philip lanoue's success metrics

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