Dr. Treadwell has been an educator in Chicago Public Schools for the past 23 years and she has fulfilled various roles. She is the Executive Director for the Office of Social and Emotional Learning. Prior to this role, she was the Principal of Ira F. Aldridge Elementary. During her principalship, she accomplished becoming a CAHN fellow for distinguished principals and a Chicago Public Schools distinguished principal.
She has also held several other roles within the district.
In addition to being a driven educator, Dr. Treadwell has had the opportunity to teach courses as an Adjunct Instructor to help strengthen the pipeline and development of future educators. She is also the founder and lead consultant for Heart Educational Consulting LLC.
Dr. Treadwell holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from National Louis University and she is the author of 30 Days of Encouragement for the Educator. Her goal is to create academically engaging school communities and learning experiences that fosters curiosity, kindness, and a strong focus on social and emotional skills for all.
In this session, we will delve into the intricate relationship between culture, climate and academic success. Discover how the values, norms, and practices within educational institutions shape the overall environment, influencing student engagement, teacher satisfaction, and academic achievement. We’ll explore effective strategies for cultivating a positive school culture that fosters a conducive climate for learning and growth. Gain insights into practical strategies and evidence-based approaches that empower educators, students, and administrators to collaboratively contribute to a thriving educational ecosystem. This session will enhance your understanding of the pivotal connection between culture and climate in schools and how it can positively impact the educational experience for all stakeholders.