thumb_Ed O'Connor 2(1)Ed O’Connor

Ed is the an Organizational Consultant and Instructional Data Coach for the Midwest Instructional Leadership Council. Previously, Ed served the Monona Grove School District in Wisconsin for 15 years as a school psychologist and most recently as the Director of Continuous Improvement and Assessment. Ed has worked in the schools at all levels from pK-12. Ed also has worked at the collegiate level as he frequently is a lecturer in the School Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ed earned his undergraduate, masters, and doctorate degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ed has longstanding research interests in the areas of reading instruction, bridging the research-practice gap, systems change and models of continuous improvement in education, problem solving/response to instruction. Ed has published several articles in professional journals and newsletters and is a frequent presenter on these topics at state and national conferences.

Diane Jensen

Diane is an Instructional Facilitator for Midwest Instructional Leadership Council.  Diane provides ongoing supports for schools in differentiation, college and career readiness skills, explicit instruction and development of multi-tiered systems of supports.  She has over 32 years of experience in education including coaching, facilitation, leadership, teaching, and professional learning.  She has experience at both the elementary and secondary level with expertise in implementing effective instructional services at the secondary level.

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