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Carol Wetzel, Ed.D.

Discovery Education
Senior Director National Partnerships

A product of her family’s passion for public education, Carol Wetzel has served public schools as a teacher, data coach, and master professional developer.  As Senior Director of Urban Partnerships with Discovery Education, Carol consults with large urban school district leaders across the nation to develop and implement scalable professional learning solutions that promote internal sustainability. Wetzel is passionate about partnering with school districts to innovate and deliver research based solutions that provide all students access to high quality learning experiences for both career and college readiness.  Principal blogger for The Essential Review and serial entrepreneur, Carol applies the “lean start-up” approach to everything she does to encourage innovation and disruption in planning for change movements through hypothesis making and intentional testing of assumptions.  She is a graduate of the Bank of America Leadership Institute and holds a doctorates degree in organizational leadership, school administration.