Watch our on-demand webinar as part of the FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Nancy Mangum, M.Ed., consultant, and Theresa Gibson, MBA, consultant.

As the leader of your school community people look to you for guidance. Not just for answers but for ways to stay connected during this time. This session, “Communication for School Leaders: Keys to Supporting Your Community During This Time of Change,” will focus on communication structures that will sustain your school community across distances. This session will introduce a three-pronged approach that can be leveraged to minimize gaps in your communication process and explore both strategies and tools to support the how and how often in order to implement a plan for success.

Nancy Mangum is the associate director of professional learning programs at the William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University. She has a passion for helping educators transform learning environments and instructional practices in order to meet the needs of all students. Her work includes designing programs for school leaders to help them implement digital and personalized learning.

Nancy leads several projects at The Friday Institute that reach educators from across the country, including the Digital Leaders Coaching Network, the Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning Program and the Leading Schools Project. She frequently presents at national conferences and is the co-author of the book, Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for School Change published by Harvard Educational Press. Nancy brings a depth of knowledge about curriculum, pedagogy and instructional technology, with past experiences as a classroom teacher, technology facilitator and district leader. Connect with Nancy on twitter @nmangum or via email nkmangum@ncsu.edu

Theresa Gibson is the executive director of the North Carolina Science Fair Foundation. NCSFF is committed to increasing the awareness of, exposure to, and participation in inquiry-based science learning. In her recent role as associate director at the Friday Institute, she managed the development, implementation, and facilitation of the Friday Institute’s vertically aligned professional learning programs to support the transition to personalized learning.

Theresa also supported the implementation of the Friday Institute’s national Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning Program which has been implemented in 15 states and 19 organizations. Drawing on her experience as a mathematics educator, Theresa was also a course developer for the Fraction Foundations and Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations, and Teaching Mathematics Through Technology MOOC-Eds. Theresa earned her B.S. in Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Buffalo State College and her MBA with a certificate in Decision Analytics in at North Carolina State University.