Community in Action
Currently superintendent of the Bermudian Springs School
A New Leader for ASCD
District in York Springs, Pennsylvania, Healey has contrib-
uted to the education profession as a superintendent,
assistant superintendent, director of education, elementary
principal, and elementary teacher. Healey has also served
as an adjunct professor, workshop presenter, and volunteer
with several Pennsylvania agencies.
Paul Healey took office as ASCD’s new president at the
If you’re an ASCD member, ASCD
association’s 2011 Annual Conference this past March.
Delivers, the association’s newest
resource, will be e-mailed to you
monthly to keep you informed about
your member benefits. Personalized
to your membership, the resource will
include convenient links to the current
digital issue of Educational Leadership;
all of your ASCD newsletters, such as
Healey replaces outgoing ASCD president Sara Magaña
Education Update, Policy Priorities, and
Shubel, superintendent of the East Grand Rapids Public School District in
ASCD Express; and member books. We
Michigan, and now immediate past president of ASCD. Debra Hill, the new
will also highlight upcoming ASCD
president-elect, is an associate professor at Argosy University, Chicago, Illinois,
events, such as conferences and webi-
and an education consultant. She also served as superintendent of West Northfield
nars, and remind you about key dates
School District 31, Northbrook/Glenview, in Illinois.
to mark on your calendar.
Vision in Action Winner Announced
Quest Early College High School in Humble, Texas, is the 2011 winner of ASCD’s
annual Vision in Action: The ASCD Whole Child Award. ASCD honored Quest at a
community-based award ceremony for students, parents, and community members
1703 N. Beauregard St.
on March 8, 2011. The award recognizes schools that move beyond a narrow focus
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on academic achievement and take action for the whole child by creating learners
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who are knowledgeable, emotionally and physically healthy, civically active, artis-
tically engaged, prepared for economic self-sufficiency, and ready for the world
beyond formal schooling.
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Quest was selected as ASCD’s 2011 award winner because the school has taken
specific steps to ensure that students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and
challenged, and it has produced exceptional results. Many Quest students are the
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first in their family to attend college; 84 percent of current freshman at Quest have
already earned college credit through an early college program. Quest also imple-
ASCD’S MISSION STATEMENT
ments a community partnership program that includes required weekly service
ASCD is a membership organization that develops
programs, products, and services essential to the
learning, internships, and social action to engage students and connect the school
ways teachers learn, teach, and lead.
to the broader community. Students at Quest are supported through personalized,
ASCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS
self-directed wellness plans and daily participation in “Family,” the Quest advisory
PAUL HEALEY, PRESIDEN T; DEBRA HILL, PRESIDENT-
ELECT; SARA MAGAÑA SHUBEL, IMMEDIATE PAST
For more information about the Vision in Action award, visit www.ascd.org/
PRESIDEN T; GENE R. CARTER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
ASCD; HARRIETT ARNOLD, COLIN CAMERON, LARRY
W. CARTNER, KATHY CLAYTON, SANDY CLIFTON,
JANE COBIA, MARC J. COHEN, NANCY GIBSON,
JUDITH GOLDEN, JOSEPH GOODNACK, MARY KAY
KIRKLAND, DEANA LOPEZ, LAURIE MCCULLOUGH,
Resources for “The Transition Years”
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Becoming a Great High School: 6 Strategies and 1 Attitude That
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Make a Difference. (2009). By Tim Westerberg. Stock No.
ERIC BELLAMY, Deputy Executive Director
JUDY SEL TZ, Deputy Executive Director
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Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student.
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