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Lillian Schumacher Elementary Named Model School

The International Center for Leadership in Education Names Lillian Schumacher Elementary a 2019 Model School for its Dramatic Improvements in Student Learning and Achievement

Lillian Schumacher Elementary will share key learnings from its transformational journey at the 27th Annual Model Schools Conference, June 23-26 in Washington, D.C.

Liberty, MO—The International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE), whose mission is to challenge, inspire and equip today’s educators, has named Lillian Schumacher Elementary a 2019 Model Model School Badge School for making rapid and significant improvements in student outcomes. Lillian Schumacher Elementary recognized the need for change, collectively established a vision, and systematically worked together to create a learning environment that enables students of all abilities to thrive.

Lillian Schumacher Elementary is one of 18 Model Schools from across the United States that will share its transformational journey and best practices at ICLE’s 27th Annual Model Schools Conference, June 23-26 in Washington, D.C. The event provides a forum for thousands of passionate educators and leaders to share innovative ideas and best practices for developing future-focused classrooms. 

“Model Schools are focused on what matters most: the students,” Dr. Bill Daggett, Founder and Chairman, ICLE. “We commend the 2019 Model Schools for prioritizing the creation of a supportive, systemwide culture of high expectations that that is felt by teachers, leaders, students, parents, and the greater community.”

Selected annually based on a number of criteria, Model Schools must have substantive, data-validated growth year over year; evidence of a strong culture that puts students at the center of learning; and dedication to transforming instruction to meet the needs and demands of the future.

“We could not be more honored to have the opportunity to share our journey, to support and grow all students, at the 2019 Model Schools Conference.  To be recognized as a 2019 Model School by ICLE validates the work that our staff engage in daily to meet our student’s needs!”  Chris Gabriel, Lillian Schumacher Elementary Principal

“Now more than ever, it’s critical educators and leaders have the opportunity to exchange practical and effective ideas and research-based strategies that will help to prepare students for lifelong success,” said Dr. Daggett. “We’re thrilled to host this year’s Model Schools Conference in our nation’s capital, and look forward to hearing how these trailblazing practitioners are implementing actionable, sustainable change to transform their school’s culture.”

The International Center for Leadership in Education is a division of learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

To learn more about the 27th Annual Model Schools Conference, please visit: ModelSchoolsConference.com.

About the International Center for Leadership in Education

The International Center for Leadership in Education, established in 1991 and located in Rexford, N.Y., is one of the most influential education consulting companies in America. It is best known for identifying and disseminating successful practices to assist all students in achieving higher standards. Dr. Daggett and his team of consultants have assisted numerous state education agencies and hundreds of schools and districts in their improvement initiatives. For more information, please visit www.LeaderEd.com.