The Professional Learning Community for 21st Century Education Leaders

EdLeader21 is a national network of school and district leaders focused on integrating the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity) into education.

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The greatest benefit of PLC membership is working collaboratively with other schools and districts to strengthen and expand the impact of our work. Our own district has benefited tremendously from the terrific tools and resources offered by EdLeader21.”

Dr. Gail Pletnick

Superintendent, Dysart Unified School District (AZ)

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4Cs Rubrics

4Cs Rubrics

Now available! This master set of rubrics is designed to support school and district efforts to integrate 4Cs assessment strategies into teaching and learning systems. › buy the rubrics

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Chesterfield County Public Schools

Profiles of Innovative EdLeader21 Members

Chesterfield County Public Schools is an award-winning school system located in the Richmond, VA metro area. Read about their "Design for Excellence 2020". › read more

Current News

Edleader21 Announces New PLC Leadership

Edleader21 Announces New PLC Leadership

EdLeader21 announces new advisory committee leadership appointments. Dr. Gail Pletnick, Superintendent of Dysart Unified School District (AZ), has been named PLC Chair, and Dr. Aaron Spence, Superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VA), has been named Vice-Chair. › read more

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Letters to Ollie's New Superintendent

Ken Kay was a guest blogger at My.AASA.org last year, in a series that shared advice with his grandson Ollie‚Äôs new superintendent. › read more

Enterprise INNOVATION Hosts a Conversation with Ken Kay

Enterprise INNOVATION Hosts a Conversation with Ken Kay

South Asia news media outlet Enterprise INNOVATION has posted a conversation with Ken Kay about transforming education towards 21st century learning. Read the online article here: › Transforming education towards 21st century learning