Respond, Adapt, Reinvent: Strategic Planning in a Pandemic

Monday, March 15, 11:00 am–11:50 am

In the midst of so much change, whether by choice or out of necessity, we’re likely to see a fundamental redesign of schools. But many leaders are stuck in survival mode lacking guidance and support on how to envision what’s possible. Join peers and K-12 experts as we review the essential steps of strategic planning and share exercises and templates to help you navigate near- and long-term changes and seize the opportunity to innovate.

Topic: Operate - Governance
Additional Audience(s): Administrators, Board Members, Charter School Leaders
Level: All

Presented by

Annie Crangle Annie Crangle, Friday

Annie is a team leader, strategist, and coach. She utilizes her experiences in education, business, and athletics to facilitate inclusive strategic planning processes. Her ability to work across sectors and with diverse leaders stems from years of advising social impact organizations, playing Division I college basketball, and teaching elementary kids. Annie has worked in public education as a TFA alumnae, Minneapolis Public School District curriculum consultant, and strategic advisor to over thirty public schools across the country. She is a member of the Olympic Club Women’s National Basketball team and serves as the Board Chair for Playworks Northern California.

Kennedy Hilario Kennedy Hilario, Francophone Charter School of Oakland

As the Executive Director, Kennedy Hilario is responsible for managing the financial, operations and Instruction of Francophone Charter School of Oakland; ensuring that more students in the city of Oakland have access to a high-quality dual language immersion program. Kennedy comes to Francophone with significant experience leading growth in several charter school networks in California and Massachusetts and has assisted in the turnaround of district schools. He has held senior leadership roles in charter schools in four urban cities in California (Inglewood, Lawndale, East Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley) and two charter schools in Massachusetts.

Jennifer Pellegrine Jennifer Pellegrine, San Carlos Charter Learning Center

Jennifer Pellegrine serves as the Executive Director for San Carlos Charter Learning Center, a collaborative public K-8 independent charter school community that educates, nurtures and inspires learners to be independent thinkers as well as socially and personally responsible citizens. The San Carlos Charter Learning Center (CLC) was granted state charter number #001 in February 1993 by the State of California.

Jennifer Reyes Jennifer Reyes, EdTec, Inc.

Dr. Jennifer Reyes has extensive experience in teaching, school leadership, and instructional coaching. As part of the LCAP 360 Team, she assists schools in developing their Local Control Accountability Plans and processes to align with their mission and vision. She also supports with reporting and planning for accreditation, petitions, grant applications, and more. Prior to her arrival at EdTec, she served as a site leader, organization-level leader, and instructional coach with a charter school network in Los Angeles, where she developed expertise in school improvement and accountability. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from UCLA.

Annice Weinstein Annice Weinstein, EdTec, Inc.

Annice has been assisting charter schools with analyzing and presenting their achievement data for renewals, WASC and grant proposals at EdTec for over a decade. More recently, she’s guided schools in developing their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP) and improving processes for monitoring progress. She also has expertise in the development and implementation of assessment systems for schools, such as IO, Illuminate, and DataDirector. Prior to joining EdTec, Annice managed Kaplan K12's student assessment system, and developed K-8 curriculum for LeapFrog SchoolHouse and Computer Curriculum Corporation.