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Executive Leadership
Coaching & Mentoring for Superintendents

Leadership Performance Coaching ensures the success of the Superintendent and the leadership team.  

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Dr. Alan Rogers is an experienced,
trusted, knowledgeable, and confidential facilitator and coach. 
He provides strategic and technical assistance that yield results

  • Strategic advisory to increase student achievement, close achievement gaps and increase the graduation rate

  • Technical assistance to implement key strategies

  • Advise and instruct on how to navigate the cultural, political, and relationship issues that may impact the achievement of the school system’s agenda

  • Develop the internal capacity of the organization to address challenges

  • Help think through difficult issues and decisions, anticipate problem areas, and provide alternate strategies or perspectives on issues

  • Serve as a sounding board for new ideas, goal setting, and initiative development

  • Provide constructive feedback on the skills, behaviors, and actions of the superintendent and leadership team

  • Guide toward valuable resources

  • Serve as a wise and trusted confidante during stressful times

  • Help individuals see their current role in the context of their life and career

  • Work with the Superintendent's Leadership Team to help them develop and more effectively support the Superintendent

  • Assist the leadership team in creating a senior leadership pipeline



Dr. Al Rogers’ professional background includes:

  • Successful experience as a consultant, professor, superintendent, and senior cabinet member in complex school systems of

        varying sizes, geography, and socioeconomic and demographic makeup

  • Business experience at a high level

  • Competence in and understanding of the varied responsibilities of the superintendency, as expressed in a variety                     leadership of situations

  • Organizational savvy; ability to transfer experience across organizations

  • Ability to zero in on the vital elements of complex problems and summarize succinctly

  • Trustworthiness; ability to maintain commitments and confidentiality

  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and facilitation skills

  • Compassionate, empathetic, and frank


Dr. Alan Rogers will:

  • Meet with the superintendent and leadership team members as agreed

  • Regular telephone and email consultations as needed

  • Assist in preparation for the superintendent’s evaluation process if requested

  • Advise as to the most effective and efficient structure of the leadership team

  • Facilitate a leadership team retreat for the superintendent, if requested

  • Meet with the superintendent or designee to customize the executive support and organizational development of senior

        leadership team members to meet the specific needs of the school district, potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Guide the implementation of an aligned system: vision, mission, theory of action, policies, strategic plan, budget, accountability system

        and evaluation

  • Creating the climate and culture, and putting in place systems, processes, and structures, to increase student

        achievement, and to close gaps in student achievement

  • Implementing balanced accountability systems

  • Differentiated resource utilization, including people, time, technology, and dollars to support schools

  • Effective principal supervision and support

  • Transformational central office support of teaching and learning

  • Developing successful team practices

  • Empowering coaching and mentoring

The Superintendent and leadership team will:

  • Meet with Dr. Rogers as agreed

  • Take advantage of the experience and expertise of Al Rogers throughout the year via regular telephone, “zoom”, and

        email interactions

  • Schedule board retreats, as may be needed. Al Rogers may be used as the facilitator for these retreats

  • Consider using Al Rogers to facilitate the superintendent’s evaluation process at the end of the first year, if appropriate

Clients & References

AR Leadership Partners’ clients include large and small school district leaders

and numerous education related organizations.

Clientele of Al Rogers have included:

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Sacramento County Office Of Education

The Yolo County Office of Education

Elverta Joint Elementary School District

The SCOE School of Education

Alpha Charter School

The Jerry Manuel Foundation

Thomas Edison Charter Academy

The Edutainment Pros

The Sunnyside Unified School District

Air Tutors

Stanford University
School Redesign Network

New Technology Foundation

Friendship Public Charter School

Larry Stupski Foundation

Flintridge Foundation

National College for School Leadership (UK)

Austin Independent School District

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory 

HOPE Foundation


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