Dec 1, 2019
My Grandma’s Kitchen with Dr. A. Katrise Perera and Dr. Kimberly
Miles Transformative Principal 307
Social Media: Learning should be joyful. - @afewthingsworth
Dr. A. Katrise Perera
peers acknowledge her commitment, her dedication, her courageous
leadership and for being an “equity warriorette.” In 2015, the
National Association of School Superintendents (NASS) named her the
National Superintendent of the Year. Before being recruited and
hired by the Gresham-Barlow School District (Oregon) in May of
2017, she served in a variety of school leadership positions in
Virginia, Texas, and as an executive leader with McGraw-Hill
Dr. Kimberly Miles is principal of East Gresham elementary, a
turnaround principal and voracious reader.
In this episode we will discuss equity in leadership and how to
have joyful moments.
- Be determined.
- Perspectives of many other experiences.
- Equity in a school system is that it involves more than just a
student and a teacher.
- Giving kids what they need when they need.
- In the kitchen with my grandmother.
- To have equity, you have to look at what kids are actually in
- Look at policies, practices, systems, and more.
- what little things should we focus on?
- Is my approach helping them thrive?
- The foundation is culture.
- Need to know social and political response as well.
- Community Success Act
- We’re all going to get what we need.
- how to change the culture of putting the newest teachers with
the most challenging situations?
- New teachers to the profession, because I can partner them with
a collaborative team.
- Mentor teacher leaders.
- Benefit for new teachers to be supported by master
- Starts with professional development.
- How to be a transformative principal?
- Kimberly: Share the responsibility of change with someone else.
Bring along your community together.
- Katrise: commitments—commit to reducing disproportionate
suspension rates, early college, cultural competencies - commit to