Cassandra Williams is an accomplished educator, administrator, and entrepreneur with a passion for transforming education and supporting teachers. She holds a Master's degree in Educational Administration from California State University, Northridge, and a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Southern Illinois University. As the CEO and Founder of Educational Innovation 360°, Cassandra leads a successful consulting group specializing in teacher training, adult learning, and instructional coaching. Her company focuses on improving the K-20 learning process through innovative research-based techniques and strategies. Cassandra oversees the mission, vision, and direction of the company, manages daily operations, and leads both internal and external teams. She is responsible for the growth, stability, and fiscal operation of Educational Innovation 360°, providing training and professional development for classroom teachers, coaches, leaders, and network administrators.
Some Key Takeaways:
- All your professional sports use video to improve their craft. Why are we doing it in education?
- Coaching is most effective when there's a level of safety and trust.
- Feedback must contain examples of improved methods to be effective.
- We need mentors for our whole career, not just the first few years if we are to improve.
- Video is valuable because it takes out subjective interpretation
- We need to help teachers grow in and implement their personal passions.
- Everything we do has a ripple effect.
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