Janet Malone, recently retired as Director of Professional Development for the Poway Unified School District in California, knows what administrators and teachers expect for their time, and she delivers. A former teacher and principal, Janet connects with audiences on topics ranging from assessment to professional learning communities to team building, and more.
During her tenure as Director of Professional Development, Janet coordinated a class size reduction initiative in her district that effectively utilized standards-based formative and summative assessments. She also designed and coordinated the implementation of comprehensive staff development for more than 800 K–3 teachers. In addition to professional learning communities and assessment, Janet has expertise in standards-based learning and teaching, facilitative leadership, and meeting the needs of adult learners.
Janet has presented at national conferences sponsored by ASCD, Learning Forward, Pearson ATI and Solution Tree. She has also conducted workshops and consultations with school districts throughout North America. Her presentations consistently provide practical strategies for teachers and administrators to ensure their students achieve ever-higher levels of academic success. She is a passionate advocate for learners of all ages!