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Ailene Baxter

Ailene Baxter

Principal, Ferrucci Junior High School and Success at the Core Fellow | Ailene Baxter is the principal of Ferrucci Junior High School in the Puyallup School District, Puyallup, Washington. Recognized by the Association of Washington School Principals as a regional distinguished middle level principal, Ailene recently completed her EdD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, through the University of Washington in Seattle. She has presented at local, state and national conferences on strategies for transforming professional learning. Ailene uses the Success at the Core Leadership and Teacher Development modules for fostering teamwork, building capacity, and distributing leadership and learning throughout her school. Ailene is a Success at the Core Fellow.

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