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“Baldrige is the Secret”: A Veteran School Reformer Describes the Framework’s Value

By Christine Schaefer Nancy Timmons has served as a Baldrige examiner for two years. She has served as an educational leader and reformer over three decades (and counting!). An enthusiastic advocate of the Baldrige Excellence Framework for education, Timmons recently shared … Continue reading

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A Rural School System Transforms Itself (Supported by the Baldrige Framework)

By Christine Schaefer A woman who’s spent 45 years working to improve public schools in three states recently told me an inspirational story. It’s about educators accomplishing things that defy the odds and the usual expectations. Ultimately, it’s about the value … Continue reading

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School Boards and the Baldrige Framework = Excellent Results

By Christine Schaefer The 2013 Baldrige Award-winning Pewaukee School District of Wisconsin began using the Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (part of the Baldrige Excellence Framework) at the prompting of a school board member, according to its superintendent, JoAnn Sternke. Larry … Continue reading

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More Insights on How Award Recipients Lead

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In “Award Recipients Respond on How They Lead,” we shared insights from 2013 Baldrige Award recipient seniors leaders related to their journeys to excellence. There was so much thoughtful reflection that it couldn’t fit in … Continue reading

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Higher Education, It’s Time to Refresh Your Understanding of Baldrige

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Much has been discussed about the value of tomorrow’s leaders learning about the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence while still in school. As an example, I remember listening to a presentation by Bruce Kintz, president of … Continue reading

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