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Dr. Watlington Shares Final Transition Team Report

Dr. Watlington Shares Final Transition Team Report

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Dr. Watlington 100 Day Update

Dr. Watlington 100 Day Update

On my first day at the District, I committed to a three-phase transition into the District. For Phase 1 and my first 100 days, which is now complete, I committed to listening from people across Philadelphia to learn what the District does well, what needs improvement, and how we can work collaboratively to achieve the School District of Philadelphia’s Goals and Guardrails and make the District one of the fastest improving large, urban school districts in the country.

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Dr. Watlington’s First 100 Days: 60-Day Checkpoint

Three main initiatives continue to guide Dr. Watlington’s first 100 days as superintendent: the 100-day plan, the Listening and Learning tour, and the Transition Team.

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A Progress Update After a Productive First Month

Read in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | Français | ខ្មែរ  | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt July 22, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Families & Community, Last month, I was honored to be named superintendent of this fine school district. One of my first actions was to unveil my 100-day…

Superintendent Watlington Announces the Official Launch of his Transition Team

Superintendent Watlington Announces the Official Launch of his Transition Team

Read in your Language: SHQIP | عربي | 语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt July 12, 2022 Hello School District of Philadelphia Families, Today I’m pleased to announce the official launch of my Transition Team. As you know, my main priorities are improving student outcomes and achieving the Board’s…

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School District of Philadelphia Shares Update on Superintendent’s Approach to Improving Outcomes for All Students

July 1, 2022 PHILADELPHIA, PA — As part of his first 100-Day priorities, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Tony B. Watlington, Sr., Ed.D., has laid out a robust set of strategic, intentional and collaborative actions to learn about the District comprehensively and quickly, and inform its work going forward. “My purpose and moral obligation to…

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An Update on First 100-Days from Dr. Watlington

Read in your Language: SHQIP | عربي | 语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt June 28, 2022 Hello School District of Philadelphia Families, I’m writing to update you on a key part of my 100-day priorities. Improving student outcomes and achieving the Board’s Goals & Guardrails, such that the…

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Thank You for the Warm Welcome and an Engaging Week One

Read in your Language: SHQIP | عربي | 语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt June 16, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Families & Community, Today marks the end of my first week as superintendent of our great School District. Before I share a few reflections and thoughts with…

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Improving Student Outcomes and Achieving the Board’s Goals and Guardrails: A Message from Superintendent Watlington

June 24, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Staff & Families, Improving student outcomes and achieving the Board’s Goals & Guardrails, such that the School District of Philadelphia is positioned to be one of the nation’s fastest improving urban districts, requires intentional and strategic actions. A first step to achieve this begins with engaging a…