Diane Talo, a Doctoral candidate at Western Michigan University, currently serves as Director of Instructional Leadership and School Improvement at St. Joseph County ISD.
Diane has been an educator for thirty-four years serving students as a Paraprofessional, Special Education teacher, Counselor, Principal and Curriculum Director from California to Connecticut and Michigan. Currently, Diane leads school improvement and professional development in her county and works collaboratively with other Directors to coordinate regional supports for educators and students. The committees and teams Diane devotes time to include Michigan Collaboration Hub (MiCH) Steering Committee, Actionable Data Advisory Committee, Starfish School Improvement, High Impact Leadership Grant (HIL), the Reading Now Network (RNN), GELN, and Michigan School Improvement Facilitators Network. An avid reader, surfer and singer Diane keeps busy hunting down beaches and concerts to keep creativity flowing when she is not working on behalf of the students and families of Michigan.
Thank you Diane for your contribution to the Michigan Data Hubs!