Dave Ludy is principal of Stanley-Boyd Middle School in Wisconsin, a Model PLC school. His work is focused on the implementation of the PLC process in small rural school districts.
Dave Ludy is principal of Stanley-Boyd Middle School in Stanley, Wisconsin. His work is focused on the implementation of the PLC process in small rural school districts.
At Stanley-Boyd School District, Dave has served as principal at every level and helped lead the district’s improvement efforts. Once the worst-performing district in its 30-school Cooperative Educational Service Agency (CESA), Stanley-Boyd is now one of the top performing. He also led the high school and middle school to be nationally recognized as Model PLC Schools.
Dave understands the challenges small rural school districts with high levels of poverty face on a daily basis. He is a hands-on principal who loves to be involved with his students and works with his staff to meet the ever-changing needs of students in poverty. Dave has worked with his faculty to create a culture of collaboration around data analysis in teams of singleton teachers. In addition, he has created schedules with built-in collaboration, intervention, enrichment, and common prep times for his staff and students.
Dave earned his bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Winona State University, and his specialist certificate from Concordia University of Wisconsin.
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