Redefining Student Success
Building a New Vision to Transform Leading, Teaching, and Learning
We are now in the future of learning. It’s mandatory that we refine what it means to be a successful student in today’s world. Redefining Student Success invites you to lead this transformation with audacity. It engages leaders with the concepts and actions needed to reimagine schools, address inequities, and help today’s students develop the skills they need for personal, economic, and civic success. This vital guide supports transformative leadership with. The time is now to reset educational outcomes, sync schools with the demands of 21st century society, and meet the needs of every learner, in every community.
“We must reconsider what we’re working towards in education and reorient towards a purpose that’s relevant for today’s world, with all its challenges and opportunities. Redefining Student Success is an incredible gift—it’s a roadmap for educators and other stakeholders seeking to develop a shared vision of the capability’s students (and educators) need to develop so they can shape a better future.”Wendy Kopp
CEO & Co-founder, Teach for All, Founder, Teach For America
About the Authors:
Ken Kay has worked for almost two decades as an “education provocateur” promoting a new model of K-12 education for the 21st century. Most recently, he served as CEO of Edleader21, a professional learning community of more than 200 school districts around the United States. Prior to his work with Edleader21, Ken was the founding president of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and executive director of the CEO Forum on Education and Technology.
Suzie Boss is an author and educational consultant from Portland, Oregon, who focuses on the power of teaching and learning to improve lives and transform communities. She is a regular contributor to Edutopia, a member of the PBLWorks National Faculty, and an advocate for authentic, student-driven learning experiences. Suzie is the writer of 10 books including Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Thrive in a Changing World and co-author of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age.
Propelled by instructors who push the limits of conventional teaching and learning, she has helped schools and communities grow in India, Mexico, South Korea and throughout Europe and North America.
LiFT Learning’s Excellence in Education Webinar series, our guest speakers, Ken Kay and Suzie Boss discussed key takeaways focused on how to help students develop skills.