Leadership Development and Continuous Improvement

Leadership Development staffThe Leadership Development and Continuous Improvement Office works with school and district leaders to engage in an ongoing effort to improve the services and processes of Lexington District One through data-driven, incremental improvement over time. 

The department helps leaders understand the practices, rules, and values of the district as it pursues the district’s vision and system commitments. 

By collaborating across offices and schools, the team helps create coherence and streamline work, while building the leadership capacity of all school and district leaders.

The office also oversees the Lexington District One Executive Leadership Program which enhances and sustains a culture of continuous improvement system wide. The Leadership Standards and Continuum that govern the program create a competency-based system for recruitment, selection, assessment and evaluation; development and support; and advancement. 

The primary goals of the program are to:

  • Increase student achievement, outcomes, and opportunities by developing instructional leaders at all levels

  • Equitable learning outcomes for all

  • Retention of high-performing employees

  • Transparency of development and hiring processes at all leadership levels

  • Staff ownership, engagement and commitment to the leadership development process

The Leadership Development and Continuous Improvement Office seeks innovative grant opportunities to support strategic initiatives, both large and small. The Coordinator of Grants works with teachers and other staff members to research funding opportunities, develop grants, and ensure the successful implementation of funded projects.

Lexington District One leadership continuum and leadership standards

Grant opportunities