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Letters of Recommendation

new-pdfDownload the very latest letter of recommendation from Tiffany Kohl, Director Of Curriculum & Instruction/Grants at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School District 307. Her statement, “CLI provided the structure and organization to move forward and this has resulted in decision making and action taking that leads to improvement,” is one of the reasons our model leads to a lasting improvement in the districts with whom we work. CLI worked with Bradley-Bourbonnais (Bradley, Illinois) from 2013 to 2017.

Another new letter of recommendation is from Kelly Gentry, the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Director of USD 417 in Council Grove, Kansas. Kelly notes the stand-out points about CLI including:

• Fostering teacher leadership is built into the process.
• Mandates and outside initiatives can be dealt with systematically.
• Content will be understood deeply throughout the district. Do you actually KNOW what your core program is? You will, after working with CLI.

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download_pdf_smThe following curriculum leaders and superintendents have had extensive experience with Curriculum Leadership Institute.  Please download this PDF document by clicking the PDF icon to read about their first-hand experiences and successes with CLI. Alternatively, click on names below to download individual letters of recommendation.

• Betsy Sell
Assistant Superintendent, Park County SD No. 6 (retired)
Cody, WY

• Sara McGinnis
2017 Wyoming Curriculum Director of the Year
Curriculum Director, Sheridan County School District #1
Ranchester, Wyoming

• Kevin P. Garvey
Superintendent, Sublette County SD #9
Big Piney, Wyoming

• Devin Embray
Superintendent, Glenwood Community School District
Glenwood, Iowa

• Carmen Ayala
Superintendent, Berwyn North School District 98,
Berwyn, Illinois
Formerly, Dr. Ayala was the assistant superintendent for curriculum & instruction at Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202, Plainfield, Illinois.

Marty Kobza
Superintendent, Sheridan County School District #1
Sheridan, Wyoming
Formerly, Marty Kobza was the Superintendent of Schools in Eudora, Kansas and also Hot Springs County School District #1, Thermopollis, WY.

Kirk Hughes
Superintendent, Converse County School District #2
Glenrock, Wyoming

• Mark Fredisdorf
Superintendent, Pleasantdale School District 107
Burr Ridge, Illinois