Shelly works within local and state educational systems to foster equity and access for all students. She exposes teachers, school leaders, and system-level leaders to research-based strategies that nurture students’ intellectual passions and ensure every student leaves school prepared for success in postsecondary education and the contemporary workplace. Ledoux uses current research on effective and culturally responsive instructional leadership, high-leverage teaching practices, and relevant student learning practices to design, develop, and facilitate professional learning opportunities for educators. She collaborates with districts and states to best address specific concerns at a system level and capitalizes on their unique resources.
I am always excited to come to this conference with my colleagues and learn a few new things about professional learning. This is also a place to meet enthusiastic educators who are dedicated to elevating their profession and work hard every day to improve lives of their students.— Alica Unruh
I want to express my gratitude for assembling a top-quality learning experience for myself as a curriculum/professional learning director and for my adult professional learning team in my district. It was what we needed when we needed it.— 2018 Attendee