Author Archives: Kelly Pauling


Welcome Des Plaines School District 62

Welcome Des Plaines School District 62

Des Plaines School District 62 has joined the Digital Leader Corps Community! On August 19th,  D62 Teacher Leadership Corps was launched with teacher leaders, building/district personnel and community members. It was an amazing day. Check out the storify below for highlights! [View the story “Des Plaines Consolidated School District 62 Launches Teacher Leadership Corps” on


Teachers as Leaders

Digital Leader Corps is rooted in the development of teacher leaders as agents of change to build and nurture a culture of continuous improvement grounded at the intersection of three fundamental components: pedagogy, change knowledge, and technology. The Teacher Leader Model Standards are the backbone of our work to grow teacher leaders. The standards were


Deep and Wide Implementation

In almost every school system I have ever worked in there is a very real tension between providing high quality professional learning for every teacher and providing the on-going depth of experiences needed to produce lasting change. School systems typically do not have enough resources, otherwise known as time and money, to engage their teachers


Growing Leaders. Growing Capacity.

Over the last year, Discovery Education has worked closely with several school district partners to develop a new professional development model entitled Digital Leader Corps. Digital Leader Corps is a strategic model for building capacity for teachers to modernize instruction, increase student engagement and ultimately, student achievement. Each member of the corps establishes a learning