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To inform the public concerning critical issues facing public education, and in particular the Collier County Public Schools, and to generate citizen discussion of same.
About Rosanne L. Winter, Ph. D.:
■ Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a minor in Psychology
■ Nine years of experience as a high school principal, including seven in Fairfax County, Virginia, one of the best school districts in the nation, and two at Naples High School in Collier County, Florida
■ Four years of experience at the district level as the Director of Instructional Technology for Fairfax County Public Schools
■ Eight years as a high school assistant principal and dean of students in California and Virginia
■ Served as an adjunct university professor at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, George Mason University and the University of Virginia, in all cases teaching future public school administrators via face-to-face sessions as well as the Blackboard environment
■ Developed and conducted staff-development activities in the areas of school-based administration, learning communities, performance-based assessment for improved student achievement, teaching reading at the secondary level, curriculum reform, technology planning, turning student data into information for instructional improvement, and a variety of other topics related to the improvement of instruction and student learning
■ Collaborated with teachers, parents, students, engaged citizens and central administrators to move Naples (FL) High School from a state grade of “D” to “B” in one school year
■ As Director of Instructional Technology, developed Fairfax County’s online high school and implemented the county’s instructional management system
■ Served as a consultant, then vice president for a three-state, K-12 online school system.
Positive Superintendent-Board Relationship Starts Now!
Posted 10/17/2010 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments
What the School Board does now, can set the stage for future progress!
Keeping the Momentum Alive
Posted 8/23/2010 at 6:31 a.m. 0 comments
Now that the School Board has opted not to extend the superintendent’s contract by a year, it’s time to focus on the process for finding the next school leader.
Today's decision, tomorrow's direction
Posted 8/19/2010 at 6:47 a.m. 0 comments
The Collier County School Board has several options in dealing with the superintendent's contract. Which one should the board choose?
What gets measured gets done!
Posted 8/11/2010 at 10:33 p.m. 0 comments
As the Collier County School Board evaluates the superintendent, why is it not measuring the performance area in which he is regarded to be the least effective?
School Board and Superintendent: Who's in charge here?
Posted 8/4/2010 at 7:48 p.m. 0 comments
Collier County citizens are hearing a lot these days about the relationship between the school board and the superintendent. Both should read and respect the research and relevant Florida statutes. Here's a guide to how things should work.