School Leadership Under ESSA: State Highlights

Hosted by the National Governors Association (NGA) and Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), this webinar highlighted how governors and state education chiefs in Delaware and Tennessee have worked together to advance school leadership in their states. Featured speakers included Jon Sheehan, Education Policy Advisor for Governor John Carney of Delaware; Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting; and Commissioner Candice McQueen of Tennessee.


  • Seth Gerson, Program Director, Education Division, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
  • Monica Taylor, Senior Program Director of School Leadership and Continuous Improvement, Council of Chief State School Officers


  • Dr. Candice McQueen, Commissioner of Education, Tennessee
  • Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of Education, Delaware
  • Jon Sheehan, Education Policy Advisor, Office of Governor John Carney, Delaware