Dr. Isabelle Alessandra, a leadership and teaching strategies expert with 30 years of experience, works closely with HS and EHS management teams, teachers and parents to improve all aspects of program performance. She is particularly skilled in training in preschool math and science, and uses these content areas to deliver concrete, understandable ways to directly improve teacher scores in CLASS instructional support.
Isabelle has great success in developing staff leadership skills and building strong management teams. One of her specialties is helping program leaders work with their staff to overcome resistance to change.
Isabelle has successfully written and secured EHS and HS funding awards from ACF totaling over $250 M. Her proposals are designed to help applicants meet all of the competitive requirements that result from grantee relinquishments and terminations, as well as program expansion opportunities.
Before becoming a consultant, Isabelle was an early childhood teacher and principal in the public sector, a co-designer and assistant lecturer of an award winning leadership course at USC, and was a director of two large and nationally recognized education reform organizations.
In summary, Isabelle offers services that address the unique challenges facing EHS and HS staff, children and families. Her hands-on, revitalizing trainings are designed to increase the reflective practice skills of leaders, teachers, and parents, and to help teachers maximize the quality of their interactions with children. Isabelle inspires HS and EHS employees across the country, combining effective strategies with joy, humor, and compassion in ways that allow participants to find a sense of balance and harmony at work and at home.
• Classroom instructional support teaching strategies workshops
• Preschool math and science workshop series
• Reflective supervision expert
• Skilled in improving workplace culture
• Time and conflict skills management training
• Trainer-of-trainers and coaching support
• Grant writing
• Strategic planning
Category: Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning
Posted On: April 23rd, 2017