Contann Dabney

Dr. Lydia T. Wright School of Excellence – Buffalo Public Schools

Contann Dabney has been the principal of Dr. Lydia T. Wright School of Excellence in Buffalo Public Schools since the 2016-2017 school year. Before that she was principal of Early Childhood Center #17, also in Buffalo Public Schools. Ms. Dabney has been using action-based data in multiple schools over the past few years to gauge school-wide leadership effectiveness to enhance student learning. Presenting experience: "How Do You Measure the Impact of Leadership on Learning?" 2016 NYS Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS) Fall Leadership Conference, September 26, 2016. "Results-Driven Family Engagement" 2017 New York State Council of School Superintendents, March 2017.