Every team seeking to improve student learning is faced with hurdles.
With Skillful Intentional Leadership, you can make the leap.
I view team leaders as powerful change agents for teacher and student learning, and as positive influencers within school culture. With three decades of combined experience teaching, leading, and consulting in schools, I have trained and developed hundreds of teacher and administrative leaders to leverage professional communities to advance opportunities and outcomes for all learners.
I'm ready to support you and your school leaders in skillfully leading the teams you have, and developing into the leaders you want to become.
Ready to support you.
"Elisa played a pivotal role in our school being awarded a $900,000 School Redesign grant from the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. She was incredible at leading our Turnaround Team in a meaningful, engaging process that resulted in writing a sustainable improvement plan that was a true representation of what our staff, families and community envisioned for our school. Several years later, we are making gains as we implement the plan."
Chief Academic Officer
New Bedford Public Schools
Roosevelt Middle School
"...our network of instructional coaches found Elisa's insights to be right on target and they wanted more. Elisa tailored each professional learning experience to our specific needs and afterwards, our instructional partners, principals and lead teachers shared that it was exactly what they needed to move forward..."
Executive Vice President
Alabama Best Practices Center
"... the retreat provided an opportunity to discuss, brainstorm and think deeply about our administrative leadership team without distraction. Elisa balanced learning with real conversations, and I left feeling hopeful and optimistic. The retreat solidified that we are high-functioning and it is ok to be on a continuum."
Counseling Department Head
Newton Public Schools
Elisa MacDonald is a registered PD provider in MA.
PD provider # 2018F0019