This session provides evidence-based solutions and hands-on knowledge for improving your climate and culture around the challenge of increasing attendance, attitude and achievement. Dr. Kirton shares his research, evidenced-based strategies, and tools he has used to accumulate a more than 90% graduation rate for two decades, graduating 100% of his African American Males in 2012 and having a substantial positive impact on three elementary and one middle schools through a near peer mentoring concept. Dr. Kirton shares strategies to help you create and sustain a culture of student achievement and success, engaging all of your stakeholders. The session focuses on a comprehensive approach to school improvement for building and district level educators; topics include leadership and team building, innovative programs that engage, facilities and technology that inspire, and targeting your resources and grant writing to fill funding gaps.
Dr. Robert L. Kirton has more than three decades of educational, community and military experience. He has served as a Chief Educational Officer, Area Superintendent, Director of Career and Technology Education, Principal, Coach and Teacher. He currently serves as an Educational Consultant and an Adjunct Professor in Educational Leadership.