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Guiding Implementation of Evidence-based Practices to Improve Achievement
Have you seen educational innovations come and go with very little positive impact on student achievement? This trend across education is often due to a lack of systems that effectively support educators during implementation. A deep understanding of what it takes to change practices within a system will provide the tools and frameworks necessary to reach the outcomes you desire. Come examine your current practices, and explore the resources that will help you build the infrastructure necessary to get it right next time.
This talk was presented at:
2021 National ESEA Conference
February 2021 in Cyberspace
For more information:
maryjo.ziegler@cesa2.org; www.cesa2.org; julie.preman@cesa2.org
Mary Jo Ziegler

Mary Jo Ziegler has worked in diverse educational settings for 30 years. The first 15 years of her career were spent teaching in classrooms of Title I schools. In 2003, She earned a M.S. in Reading and moved into an instructional coaching role in a diverse, high poverty middle school. After earning a second Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin, Mary Jo worked as a district literacy resource teacher, a literacy coordinator, and a PK-12 director of instruction in diverse rural and urban school districts. Recently, she worked at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as a Title I Consultant supporting Focus Schools as they implemented a continuous improvement process. She is now the Title I Coordinator and Literacy Consultant for CESA 2, a regional education center for the southern part of Wisconsin.

Julie Preman

Julie is an Implementation Specialist formally trained through the National Implementation Research Network. She has held leadership positions supporting implementation at the regional and district level in the State of Wisconsin.