Disruptive Excellence Framework

Michael T. Conner, Ed.D. The Disruptive Excellence Framework is a model for leaders and teams to transform their organization for a future that will be adaptive, unpredictable, and ambiguous. The elements within the framework underpins the Disruptive Effect (i.e., Anchors of Innovation Science) for a copious strategic and scientific approach to closing gaps and developing […]

Beyond High-Stake Accountability: Excellence and Equity Through the Lens of Air Quality

Equity and Achievement Beyond Linear Academics Initiative Michael T. Conner, Ed.D. Every educator in our ecosystem remembers what they were doing on March 13, 2020. Yes – this was the defining day in our domestic and international history that the implications of our education model would be operationalizing in a radically different mode than the […]

A New Perspective to Lead in the AC-Stage: Excellence and Innovation

For the past three academic years, the education sector has encountered the pernicious task of mitigating the ramifications of COVID-19. Every tenet from operational systems, models of instruction, and equity have been challenged within 27 months of the DC-Stage (During COVID-19 Stage). As most were operationalizing in the present – being forward focused – in […]

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Voices for Excellence

A podcast dedicated to diversity, inclusion and education for all. How do we close the equity gap?