Director of K-12 Initiatives
ROLE AT FUTUREREADY COLUMBUS:
Marguerethe is the Director of K-12 Initiatives for Future Ready Columbus. Her role includes facilitating equity-centered communities of practice focused on continuous improvement and collective impact.
BEFORE JOINING FUTURE READY:
Previously, Marguerethe worked at Columbus City Schools partnering with local universities to successfully recruit, prepare and retain highly effective urban teachers. Marguerethe is a Training Associate for Cognitive CoachingSM and Adaptive Schools® and has almost 30 years of experience working in urban schools as a classroom teacher, coach, curriculum coordinator and staff development specialist. As a coach and facilitator, Marguerethe supports individuals and communities to work thoughtfully in the presence of difference by focusing on the intersections of cultural responsiveness, equity, collaboration, and coaching. Marguerethe is the president and co-founder of a local non-profit, Developmental Assets Resource Network, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at The Ohio State University
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY JOB:
Marguerethe feels exceptionally lucky for the opportunity to work alongside so many passionate professionals committed to the complex and necessary work of collaborating on behalf of Franklin County children and families. There is no better experience than convening focused, intelligent, and dedicated professionals whose incredible efforts serve local communities.