mcpssuper. A TV Show hosted by Superintendent Joshua Starr
Posted: September 11, 2013; Length: 24:30 minutes
Strategic Planning Framework:
Building Our Future Together
In this episode, Dr. Starr visits Quince Orchard High School to talk with Principal Carole Working and Deputy Superintendent of Teaching, Learning, and Programs Kim Statham about the new Strategic Planning Framework. The Framework is
built around three core competencies—Academic Excellence, Creative Problem Solving, and Social Emotional Learning. These are the competencies our students will need to compete and thrive in the 21st century.
Meet the guests featured in this edition
Dr. Kimberly A. Statham, Deputy Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Programs
As deputy superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Programs, Dr. Kimberly A. Statham oversees several areas that support, improve and evaluate student learning. These include curriculum and instruction, special education and student services, English for speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and testing and accountability. Dr. Statham spent the first 20 years of her professional career at MCPS as a teacher and administrator.
Carole A. Working, Principal, Quince Orchard High School
Carole A. Working, principal of Quince Orchard High School since 2003, was awarded the Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award this year for her leadership in improving the performance levels at the school. Under her direction, the overall grade point average improved and participation in honors and Advanced Placement classes increased. Working inspires her staff and clearly communicates her strategy for promoting academic excellence at Quince Orchard. She has also improved collaboration among the instructional leadership team. She began her career with MCPS as a media specialist at Montgomery Blair High School in 1996.