Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Flanders has served as an urban public school administrator since 2003, with experience in higher education since 2008. As a school leader, Dr. Flanders has consistently exceeded state assessment targets while working compassionately with families from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic statuses. Dr. Flanders has traveled across the country presenting his work on how promoting a positive learning culture with staff can translate into increased achievement for students. He has designed, implemented and presented his systems approach to school leadership at the Urban Schools conference in New York. Dr. Flanders has shared his actionable steps to increase data-driven instruction with a focus on measurable results with superintendents, principals, and future administrators across New York State.