Improving Student Achievement

Eleanor Reneé Rodriguez has held almost every position in public schools, including elementary and middle school teacher, principal, and superintendent, before becoming a full-time educational consultant with her own company, Rodriguez and Associates. The variety of her career in education provides Dr. Rodriguez with abundant experience in understanding how to reach every student.

As the Assistant to the Superintendent of the Norfolk Public Schools in Norfolk, Virginia, Dr. Rodriguez supervised staff development and greatly contributed to increasing the system’s quality of instruction and education. She held the same position in the North Chicago Community Unit District 187, as well as serving as the superintendent. At the school level, Dr. Rodriguez has served as both a principal and teacher. Dr. Rodriguez has also held positions at the Union Institute, the American Association of School Administrators, the Texas Education Agency, the University of Maryland, and the University of California.

Dr. Rodriguez is internationally recognized for her abilities and strategies in improving the achievement of students, including those typically left behind. She is a powerful speaker and presenter and has served districts and school systems around the nation. Her areas of expertise include success in urban classrooms, transforming instruction, inclusion, multiple intelligences, instructional leadership, and valuing diversity. Dr. Rodriguez has co-authored the book What Is It About Me You Can’t Teach and the professional development program Valuing Diversity in the School System.

Dr. Rodriguez holds a Ph.D. in Education Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, she earned an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and a M.S. in Urban Education, both from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also holds a B.S. in Elementary and Special Education from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Through our products featuring Eleanor Reneé Rodriguez your system will:

  • Develop and solidify the attitude that all children can learn.
  • Learn five concepts that–when implemented in the classroom–will help every student learn and achieve to the highest level.
  • Examine practical strategies and methods to implement these five concepts into your schools.
  • See numerous classroom examples of real teachers applying these concepts in concrete and practical ways, in order to help your teachers learn to do the same.