Activating school leadership to help eradicate poverty
Kelly Lyman is Superintendent of Mansfield Public Schools in Mansfield, Connecticut. Her 25 years in educational administration has included work as a principal at the elementary and middle school grades, an assistant superintendent, and superintendent. In addition to her school leadership positions, she has been an instructor in the University of Connecticut’s Administrator Preparation Program for six years. For the last four years that work has included instruction in Jordan through a partnership with the Ministry of Education, the University of Jordan, and the Queen Rania Teacher’s Academy. She has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of leadership topics including developing teacher leadership, the change process, and reforming schools to meet 21st century demands. Kelly serves as a commissioner on the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on International Education and was recently invited to serve on the Advisory Board at EdLeadership21.