School Leaders Network Elects New Board of Directors Chair

November 14, 2012

Hinsdale, MA (November 14, 2012) — School Leaders Network, established in 2006 to address the needs of school leaders and to accelerate transformational change in their schools, resulting in increased student achievement, is pleased to announce LaVerne Srinivasan as the new Chair of the Board of Directors.  Ms. Srinivasan has been a director of the Board since May 2012.  Ms. Srinivasan previously served as Deputy Chancellor of Operations for the New York City Public Schools and as President of New Leaders for New Schools.  In addition to her educational leadership roles, Ms. Srinivasan has more than 15 years of experience in business management and legal counsel.  Ms . Srinivasan succeeds Peter McNally, Executive Director New York State Federation of School Administrators.

School Leaders Network also recognizes the following returning members of the Board of Directors:

Peter McNally
Executive Director
New York State Federation of School Administrators

Nigel Andrews
Retired Executive Vice President
GE Capital

Kelly Garrett
Executive Director
KIPP St. Louis

Edgar Helms – Secretary
University of New Hampshire Health Institute

Cordell Jones
Principal, Alamo Heights Junior School
San Antonio, Texas

Frances McLaughlin
Chief Operating Officer
Education Pioneers

Elizabeth Neale
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
School Leaders Network

Dr. Neale says, “The School Leaders Network Board of Directors is a champion of the work of transforming schools so that every child succeeds. The SLN Board works hard to develop and support this work across the US with as many partners as possible. School Leaders Network is grateful for the dedication and hard work of our Board members.”

About School Leaders Network:

The mission of School Leaders Network is to expand educational opportunity for all students by transforming school leadership practices.  To achieve this mission, School Leaders Network provides the structure for public school principals to work together in SLN Networks, guided by highly skilled SLN Facilitators using the research-based SLN Program Model, to solve real problems, to become innovative and inspired leaders who improve schools and student achievement, school-by-school, so that all students in under-resourced schools improve test scores, remaining in school, and graduate with college ready skills.


Contact: Gale Rockwell 
School Leaders Network 
grockwell [at] connectleadsucceed [dot] org 
866-966-6636 x 9