High Impact Leadership

What Matters Most for Student Results

Bring a team and work with Dr. Doug Reeves

Prairie Lakes AEA is pleased to welcome Dr.Douglas Reeves, founder of Creative Leadership Solutions.


Dr. Reeves will address the factors that matter most for effective educational leadership. “Even when faculties, students, home environment, and socioeconomic status are the same, leaders make a profound difference for students.” Each presentation will include national and international evidence on student achievement and engagement. There will also be opportunities for participants to engage in questions, challenges, and the sharing of success stories. Knowledge and skills acquired during this presentation can have a lasting impact on the schools and districts of each participant.


March 6 - Dr. Reeves will lead discussion during the PLAEA superintendents' meeting that begins at 9 a.m. at the PLAEA office in Pocahontas. That evening, Dr. Reeves will facilitate an additional work session from 6:30-8 p.m. for school leaders and board members. The discussion will center on how the district leadership team of Board Members and Superintendents contributes to student learning, Cost is $75 for individuals or $200 for district teams.


March 7 - Bring your District Leadership Teams, TLC teams, Administrative Teams, etc., for a full-day focused on improving student results through new ways of learning, assessment, feedback, and reflection. This will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the PLAEA office in Pocahontas. Cost is $150 per individual $300 per district teams.

About Dr. Doug Reeves

Dr. Douglas Reeves is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, Doug has twice been named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series. He received the Contribution to the Field Award from the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) and was named the Brock International Laureate for his contributions to education. Dr. Reeves has worked in every state in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries.


His volunteer activities include FinishTheDissertation.org, providing free and non-commercial support for doctoral students, and The SNAFU Review, publishing the essays, poetry, stories, and artwork of disabled veterans. Doug lives with his family in downtown Boston.