Louise Santiago

Program Chair/Ed Leadership
Touro University California

Louise J Santiago, PhD, is the Program Chair for the Educational Leadership program at Touro University California. She coaches school site and district level leaders to create the conditions for student success. A former middle school and high school principal, Dr. Santiago built the last fully funded high tech high school in California, earned a California Distinguished School honor, exemplary status as a Career Tech Education school, was a subject of a nationwide research study as one of the top 10 achieving principals from California and the focus of a CDE policy brief prepared by Stanford University regarding the importance of coaching for school leaders. Currently, she is working on a pilot project to establish district cohorts of site leaders in Communities of Practice with the goal that these regional groups will evolve into a statewide network of site leaders supporting learning leaders.

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