L_R” Sheri Davies, Academic Manager; Kim Wooden, Deputy Superintendent; Jhone Ebert, Chief Technology Officer; Pat Skorkowsky, Superintendent; Katie Decker, Principal; Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education; Andre Densen. Chief Educational Opportunity Officer; Carolyn Edwards, School Board Trustee; Dr. Linda E. Young, School Board Trustee
Principal Katie Decker and Superintendent Pat Pat Skorkowsky
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan used a visit to a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School, Walter Bracken STEAM Academy in Las Vegas, NV, to highlight the role of high standards and expectations. Duncan called Bracken’s story of transformation from a low-performing school to a national model “profound.”
View a slide show of Secretary Duncan’s visit to Walter Bracken STEAM Academy.
Read coverage of Duncan’s visit in the Las Vegas Sun.
Learn more about Walter Bracken STEAM Academy.
Listen to a podcast interview with Katie
Decker on working with the business community, evaluating teachers, and creating a STEAM school (6:17).
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