Evan Edwards is a creative education leader, leadership coach, and expert presenter who played a major role in supporting and instructing both aspiring and current school and district leaders in New Mexico.
Evan has served in multiple administrative roles from principal to associate superintendent in districts ranging from 3,600 students to 74,000 students. She has held positions in New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. She has served as a classroom educator, curriculum specialist, principal at the Middle and High School levels, Deputy Superintendent, Chief School Improvement Officer, Chief Academic Officer, coach, leader and facilitator of learning.
As a leader she strives to build upon the strengths of each individual and organization meeting them where they are and moving forward. Evan has the ability to quickly assess the current organizational reality and then work with individuals or teams to design processes to actualize the desired outcome. You will find her approachable and able to build trust and relationships quickly in the process.
Evan is the co-founding instructor for New Mexico’s First-Year Principals Academy and First-Year Superintendent Academy. She has also refined and enhanced New Mexico’s Administrator Leadership Development and the Board Leadership Development programs.
Evan is frequently sought to train, coach, and mentor school leaders and school boards and also facilitate strategic planning for districts. Her enthusiasm for improving teaching and learning is contagious and motivating!