EdLeader21 in the News

Ken Kay blogs at Edutopia

Read Ken Kay's May 2017 blog post, "The Graduate Profile: A Focus on Outcomes" at Edutopia. › read more

Valerie Greenhill blogs at EdWeek

Read Valerie Greenhill's May 2017 blog post, "Profile of a Graduate: Vision Therapy for Deeper Learning" at EdWeek. › read more

Ken Kay Interview at GETTING SMART podcast

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, shares more about the 'Profile of a Graduate' campaign at the GETTING SMART podcast. › read more

Enterprise INNOVATION Hosts a Conversation with Ken Kay

Nov 2016 — South Asia news media outlet Enterprise INNOVATION has posted a conversation with Ken Kay about transforming education towards 21st century learning. › read more

Hawaii Governor's Summit Explores Transformation in Education

Ken Kay served as keynote speaker at Governor David Ige's 2016 Hawaii Education Summit in July. › read more

Letter FROM Ollie's New Superintendent

Throughout the year, Ken Kay has been sharing advice with his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century. Here, Ollie’s superintendent reflects on her first year.  › read more

Announcing Amazon Inspire, a Free Service for Digital Educational Resources

States, school districts and publishers join Amazon on a new journey to make free, quality digital resources easily discoverable for teachers. › read more

Letter to Ollie’s New Superintendent: Focus on Leadership

Ken Kay shares advice and guidance to his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century. › read more

Letter to Ollie's New Superintendent: Focus on Assessment

Ken Kay shares advice and guidance to his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century. › read more

Letter to Ollie's New Superintendent: Focus on Culture

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, shares advice and guidance to his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century. › read more

Letter to Ollie's New Superintendent: Focus on Pedagogy

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, shares advice and guidance to his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century. › read more

Happy Birthday to Edleader21

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, shares excitement about the PLC’s 5th birthday and shares lessons learned along the way.  › read more

EdLeader21 Announces Changes in Leadership Team

Excited news for EdLeader21. Organization helping school districts prepare students with 21st century education celebrates 5th anniversary and changes to leadership team.  › read more

Letter to Ollie's New Superintendent: Defining a Vision for your District

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, shares advice and guidance to his grandson Ollie’s new superintendent in her journey to prepare Ollie and his classmates for life in the 21st century › read more

Reflections on Finland….On to Singapore!

Ken Kay and Valerie Greenhill reflect about an international trip to Finland with EdLeader21 members and share their perspectives about Finnish educational reforms.  › read more

Do You Have 21/21 Vision?

Ken Kay, Chief Executive Officer of EdLeader21, discusses innovative ways to express 21st century student outcomes and describes how EdLeader21 member schools and districts have built consensus around these outcomes. › read more

Are Your Students Really Ready for the 21st Century?

Ken Kay, EdLeader21 CEO and Brett Jacobsen, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, discuss how PLC members are working together to transform their schools and districts, in this blog originally featured in The Independent School Magazine Blog.  › read more

Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century

Ken Kay (CEO) and Valerie Greenhill (CLO), EdLeader21, discuss the leadership competencies for the 21st century in a blog which first appeared in the March 2015 P21 Blogazine. › read more

OECD Test for Schools Now Available for All Schools

Unitl now, teachers principals and district leaders working on the 4Cs have had no way to meaningfully compare their schools to others across the world.  Now any high school interested in assessing their students' problem solving abilities in reading, science and math can do so with the OECD Test for Schools. › read more

New Rubrics Released to Provide Schools Tools to Assess the 4Cs

For more than a decade schools and districts across the country have been embracing and engaging students in learning 21st century skills and the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity). Today EdLeader21, the professional learning community for leaders committed to 21st century education, is making available a new, nationally-vetted set of rubrics designed to support school and district efforts to integrate 4Cs assessment. › read more

Integrating the 4Cs into Instruction

eSchool News featured Ken Kay and the 7 Steps for 21st Century Schools and Districts in a recent article.  The article describes Ken's presentation at this year's Consortium for School Networking annual conference where he shared his advice for integrating 21st century skills into teaching and learning systems. › read more

Three Technology Uses for Teachers

Valerie Greenhill, Chief Learning Officer of EdLeader21, recently wrote a blog for Alliance for Excellent Education where she reflects on Digital Learning Day and offers three technology uses for teachers. › read more

EdLeader21, Doing it Right

EdLeader21 was mentioned in the New York Times column by Thomas Friedman, in which he interviews Tony Wagner about his recent book and the need for innovation, critical thinking, communication and collaboration in schools and districts. › read more

Which Path for the Common Core?

by Ken Kay and Bob Lenz
Published online by Education Week


As educators across the country implement the Common Core State Standards, we see two paths emerging ... and diverging. › read more

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