Sue Gendron

Sue Gendron

Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

As President of the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE), Sue Gendron leads a team of education leaders in developing and implementing the tools, resources, and relationships necessary to advance our nation’s education agenda. Gendron also leads ICLE’s education consulting services with development of comprehensive assessment systems and 21st-century-based technology plans for school districts.

Gendron has served as a primary school teacher and principal, high school principal, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent of Schools in Windham, Maine. She was named Maine’s Education Commissioner and helped expand the laptop program into Maine’s high schools.

Gendron became Policy Director for SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium, a coalition of states working to develop assessments that accurately measure student progress toward college and career readiness. She has been a Board Member and past president of the Council of Chief State School Officers, two roles in which she was at the forefront of efforts to develop common state standards and common assessments.

 
Professional Development

Understand ESSA's revamped definition of a highly effective principal and learn how to maximize ESSA as an administrator.

Sue Gendron
Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

What’s the best way to comply with ESSA’s requirements for Professional Development? Thought leader Sue Gendron offers valuable strategies for implementing sustainable job-embedded coaching in your schools.

Sue Gendron
Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

What are the qualities of a successful instructional leader? Continuing our series on ESSA, ICLE President Sue Gendron identifies five actions that are keys to success for school leaders—and their students.

Sue Gendron
Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

Our series on navigating ESSA continues with best practices and resources from thought leader Sue Gendron on how to develop, implement, and monitor your Theory of Action.

Sue Gendron
Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

Our series on navigating ESSA continues with valuable planning advice from thought leader and ICLE President Sue Gendron, beginning with advancing equity.

Sue Gendron
Former President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)