Ms. Elizabeth Cochran, Will Roger's New Principal
Ms. Cochran has been the Assistant Principal at Will Rogers Learning Community and Grant Elementary School for the past year. She also served as our district’s Literacy Coordinator for four years. Prior to that, she was the Early Literacy Assessment Manager, Central Office Instructional Technology Coordinator, Area Instructional Technology Coordinator, and Department of Online Learning Content Editor for the Chicago Public Schools. She has taught preschool, kindergarten, and first, second, and fourth grades in Los Angeles and Chicago. As Assistant Principal, Ms. Cochran was involved in a variety of school site activities aimed at student achievement and development, including facilitating Student Success Team (SST) meetings and special services meetings. She also developed and managed schedules for core and enrichment classes as well as state testing.
Ms. Cochran is very familiar with WRLC, its staff, students, and families. She collaborated with teachers to conduct STEM-focused learning walks and designed and delivered professional development in literacy and Common Core State Standards. She counseled students using strategies from Cool Tools, Character Counts, and Responsive Classroom. With a goal of community outreach and engagement, Ms. Cochran participated in PTA and ELAC meetings and events. She led parent volunteer trainings that ensured effective volunteer teams. Having Ms. Cochran move from Assistant Principal to Principal will be a natural fit for the Will Rogers community.
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This Week At Will Rogers Learning Community:
12/18 Coffee w/ Principal 8:30am CANCELLED!
12/18 Let It Snow TK/K Concert 10:30am
12/15-18 LAST DAY: The Counter Fundraiser for SMMEF
12/22/14-01/02/15 Winter Break
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