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Dennis King

Dennis King, EdD, has focused on school improvement throughout his career, first as a practicing school administrator and now as an educational presenter. His 28 years in education include teaching in an alternative school, an urban high school, and two suburban school districts where he also served as a district administrator.

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Dennis King

Dennis King, EdD, has focused on school improvement throughout his career, first as a practicing school administrator and now as an educational presenter. His 28 years in education include teaching in an alternative school, an urban high school, and two suburban school districts where he also served as a district administrator.

During his tenure as principal at Blue Valley High School and assistant superintendent for school improvement in the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kansas, he was responsible for implementing the PLC process as the model for school and district improvement. Both the high school of 1,400 students and school district of 32 schools housing 22,000 students were recognized as Model PLCs.

Since 2003, Dennis has worked with thousands of schools across the United States to strengthen their school improvement processes and supply research-based strategies that support students during their learning.


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Presentations by Dennis King

  • Developing a Leadership Team
  • Collaboration, Coordination, and Cooperation
  • Creating Change Through Professional Learning Communities
  • Collaboration: A Key to Effective Teams
  • The District Office and Professional Learning Communities
  • Balanced Assessment: What? Why? How?
  • Leadership, Culture, and Assessment
  • Keys to Effective Assessment Design
  • Grading, Portfolios, and Student-Led Conferences
  • Matching Achievement Targets to Assessment Methods
  • Student-Involved Assessment
  • Selected and Constructed Response Assessment Designs
  • TEAM: Developing Common Assessments
  • Performance Assessments
  • Meaningful Feedback
  • Reporting Learning
  • Examining Student Work
  • Portfolios
  • Grading
  • Student-Led Conferences
  • Assessments OF Learning
  • Bringing It All Together: PLC, Assessment, and RTI
  • Creating the Compelling Reason for RTI
  • Building the RTI Culture for Successful Implementation
  • Evaluating if Interventions Are Best Practice or Popular Practice
  • Identifying Why Students Need Interventions
  • Creating a Collaborative Team for Effective Intervention Implementation
  • Progress Monitoring at the Elementary and Secondary Levels
  • Developing Decision-Making Protocols
  • Linking Assessment to Interventions   
  • Creating an Effective Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 RTI Model

“Awesome! Presenter has lived what he is teaching and can speak to challenges, successes, and rewards. It was an amazing experience—an exciting opportunity for anyone in education.”

Melissa Lewis, principal, Disnard Elementary, New Hampshire

“This presentation was founded in research and had specific ideas for improving instruction for my students. Dr. King is an excellent presenter.”

Patricia Moy, reading coach, Jones Valley Elementary, Alabama

“Dennis was excellent. I was very pleased with his ability to personalize his presentation to our audience.”

Bruce Potter, superintendent, Brentwood Union Free School District, New York