Michael J. Maffoni
Michael J. Maffoni, an educator since 1987, has a diverse background that includes experience as a teacher, principal, and central administrator in a variety of districts in Colorado. He also teaches courses in educational leadership as an affiliate faculty member at Regis University.
Michael is the former director of professional learning communities for Jeffco Public Schools in Golden, Colorado. During his tenure, he led PLC implementation in more than one hundred schools throughout the district. His collaborative leadership was instrumental in developing integrated PLC support systems, monitoring processes, and aligned professional learning. Three schools in Jeffco are nationally recognized model PLC schools.
Michael specializes in increasing educator and student learning by developing agency to coach and support collaborative teams. Additionally, he coaches leadership teams to scale PLC implementation in any size school system, both large and small.
He has presented at state and national events on topics related to continuous improvement for schools, teams, and individual educators. Michael has coauthored articles on increasing the effectiveness of collaborative teams and is a coauthor of Amplify Your Impact: Coaching Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work®.
Michael earned a master’s degree in education/administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Wyoming.
To learn more about Michael’s work, follow @mjmaffoni64 on Twitter.