Lee offers a wealth of knowledge and experience developed throughout her 35 year tenure in public education. Prior to joining lead4ward, Lee served as a Senior Coordinator for Professional Development at Education Service Center Region 13, Coordinator for Teaching and Learning, Special Education Specialist, and Teacher. Lee’s deep understanding of training and facilitation, building a strengths-based organization, instructional strategies, school improvement, team-building and teacher leadership further guide her personal dedication to support educators.
As the Director of Learning, Lee Rutledge, Ph.D., manages the professional development programs for lead4ward. Additionally, Lee provides guidance to districts in the design and implementation of district-wide professional development. She is passionate about improving education and making an impact on the future of our kids.