Julie A. Schmidt

Julie A. Schmidt

Julie A. Schmidt is superintendent of schools for Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96 in Illinois. She focuses on response to intervention, leadership and change, and the implementation of PLC practices.

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Julie A. Schmidt

Julie A. Schmidt is superintendent of schools for Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96 in Illinois. The district began its professional learning community journey 15 years ago and has been recognized as a model PLC. District 96 schools have received five Blue Ribbon Awards of Excellence, three during Julie’s tenure as superintendent.
 
With more than 26 years in education, she has been a superintendent, an associate superintendent, a school psychologist, an assistant to the superintendent, a director of student services, and an assistant director of special education (early childhood through high school). A respected speaker and facilitator, Julie focuses on response to intervention, leadership and change, and the implementation of PLC practices and works with elementary and secondary schools. She serves on the national PLC advisory board for Solution Tree.

Julie received the Principals’ Award of Excellence and Administrative Award of Excellence. As a member of the Illinois Association of School Administrators, she serves on the Illinois Balanced Accountability, Professional Development, and Vision 20/20 committees at the state level. She was elected to the National Suburban School Superintendents, an organization of less than 150 superintendents across the United States. She is also Lake County Superintendents professional development chair and president of the executive board of the Exceptional Learners Collaborative (District 96 is a founding member).

Common Core

Common Core experts will work with you to ensure you have the capacity and know-how to embed the standards throughout your practice. Work with them to unpack standards and align instruction and assessment practices to the Common Core standards across content areas.

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PLC at Work™

Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, and Tim Brown, the champions of PLC at Work™, are among the foremost authorities on applying PLC principles in the real world of schools. They consult with state departments, professional organizations, and school districts worldwide on strategies for improving schools.

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RTI at Work™

RTI at Work™ experts focus on learning for all students and will empower you to build your own timely, targeted, and systematic intervention program. Work with them to implement a results-driven program that provides targeted instruction at all tiers of intervention.

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Presentation titles by Julie A. Schmidt

  • School-Based Conflict Resolution Programs
  • Academic Interventions in a High School Setting
  • RTI: Changes in Special Education Laws and What It Means for General Education Teachers
  • Learning by Doing: Professional Learning Communities at Work™
  • Response to Intervention Through the Lens of a Professional Learning Community
  • Creating a Collaborative Culture
  • The Work of a Professional Learning Community   
  • Nuts and Bolts of Professional Learning Communities