Dr. Jeff Rose is an educational leader, three-time superintendent, and the Founder/CEO of Leading Ed Solutions. Here he unpacks strategies to help us manage and make decisions during difficult times. Skip to main content
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Decision Making During Chaotic Times With Dr. Jeff Rose

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Founder and CEO of the Leading Ed Solutions, Dr. Jeff Rose provides perspective and recommendations to school district leaders on leading during chaotic times.

Dr. Jeff Rose is the founder of Leading Ed Solutions. He has worked to establish focused, collaborative, and transparent organizations of learning. Jeff joined Fulton County Schools as the Superintendent in June 2016, responsible for 96,700 students. He served for over five years as Superintendent of Beaverton School District, Oregon’s third-largest school system. Additionally, he was the Superintendent of Canby School District, also in Oregon. During his 23 years in education, he has served as a classroom teacher, principal, and a director of school improvement.

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  • Who makes the decision

  • How the decision gets made


  • My 1, 2, 3 decision making process

  • Decisions amidst COVID chaos

  • Using the chain of command

  • Pre and post communication

Key Themes:

  • Embrace the pace

  • Spread the wealth

  • Increase your meetings

  • Prepare your board

  • Leaders work on the system, not in the system

  • Deciding when not to decide

  • Board Meeting Organization

  • Create clarity before and after the decision

  • The goal is to influence what others say

Jeff Rose

Forward-thinking executive leader with over 20 years of experience within education (3X Superintendent, Curriculum Director, Principal, & Classroom Teacher), primed to support leaders in their pursuit of solving the most complicated educational problems of practice, hence Leading Ed Solutions.

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