• Leadership Matters Newsletter – October 2014

    leadershipmattersWe are pleased to distribute the link to the October issue of our online newsletter Leadership Matters. This issue highlights an Illinois superintendent’s letter to parents that struck a chord, went viral and spread all over the country. This issue includes:

    • A message from IASA Executive Director Dr. Brent Clark about community outreach and the important role that will play in the upcoming rollout of our Vision 20/20 initiative to provide a road map for public education inn Illinois.
    • The cover story about the impact of the back-to-school letter Peru Elementary Superintendent Mark Cross sent to parents. The letter ended up going all over the country and elicited hundreds of responses.
    • A column by State Superintendent Dr. Christopher A. Koch about the new Illinois Learning Standards.
    • A column by Dr. Richard Voltz about PERA and the state default model for student growth

    We hope you enjoy this edition and find the information useful. We welcome your column and story ideas as well as your suggestions for themes or topics to cover in future editions of Leadership Matters. Thanks!

    Click on the cover image or on the link here to view the October issue of Leadership Matters