Michael Haggen

Michael HaggenMichael Haggen, Scholastic Strategic National Consultant for School Transformation Services: Michael Haggen brings more than 20 years of academic experience, having served as a teacher, principal, chief academic officer and direct report to superintendents in three school districts where his hands‐on approach led to significant change, most recently as Deputy Superintendent in East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Under his leadership, 70 percent of East Baton Rouge schools increased their academic performance; in St. Louis, Michael created the Office of Innovation while developing and implementing a turnaround model for 30 schools, which led to the district’s first provisional accreditation in more than a decade; and while serving New Orleans’ Recovery School District, he put systems in place to allow regular improvements to curriculum and the inclusion of learning supports to remove barriers to learning. Michael joins Scholastic to oversee the creation of customized professional learning models for school leadership and to contribute to the development of curriculum.

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