Dawn Dolby is a principal technical assistance consultant specializing in district and school improvement services. Dolby has nearly 25 years of educational experience as a teacher, professional development trainer, and school improvement specialist. At Learning Point Associates, she provided technical assistance for states and districts in need of improvement, worked with district teams to improve their educator talent through mentoring and induction practices, facilitated data interpretation sessions with teachers and leaders, and designed professional development in a variety of areas, including curriculum, examining student work, and technology integration. She also led the mathematics team for Learning Point Associates’ contracted work with the New York State Education Department to conduct audits of the written, taught, and tested curriculum in multiple districts.
Dolby’s current work is focused on supporting secondary schools in Missouri, Michigan and Illinois in turnaround strategy design and implementation. Her position also requires management of staff, projects, and budgets. Dolby has worked with schools and districts in more than 25 states and has successfully supported numerous schools in comprehensive reform efforts leading to improved student achievement and corrective action status. Over her years in education, she has taught and provided professional development and technical assistance in urban, rural, and suburban schools.