Ben Klompus

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Dean of Principal Supervisor Programs, Relay Graduate School of Education

Williamstown, Massachusetts

Dr. Ben Klompus currently serves school and system leaders as the Dean of Principal Supervisor Programs at Relay Graduate School of Education.

A former leader and classroom teacher who has led multiple school systems to achieve nationally recognized gains in student outcomes, Ben has worked extensively at the nexus of data-driven network improvement, instructional leadership development and design thinking. Serving system and school-level leaders from more than 100 school districts and charter management organizations across 25 states and internationally, he has helped lead Relay’s efforts to hone a clear theory of action, align key measurement tools, and engage in regular data-driven improvement cycles in order to improve program impact.

Dr. Klompus holds his Ed.L.D. and Ed.M. from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.S. in Philosophy from The Colorado College.


Posted June 3, 2021

What School Leaders Do Has a Major Impact on Educational Outcomes

If our goal is to accelerate learning for those most impacted by the pandemic, we must make the most of…

By Ben Klompus

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Posted July 29, 2021

You Can and Must Foster Belonging, Acceptance, and Support for Your LGBTQIA+ Students. It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

Many young people see belonging as a quest to fit in, but it’s so much deeper than that. Belonging means accepting, celebrating, and including our…

By Casey Pettit

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Posted Aug. 4, 2021

Engaging the TikTok Generation is Key to Learning Recovery

For many teachers around the world, re-engaging students after multiple school closures and lockdowns is set to be something of an uphill battle. While some…

By Jorge Cauz

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Posted Aug. 3, 2021

Expert Q&A: Focusing on Teacher Well-Being Benefits Students

For more than 35 years, Donna Housman has been helping young children, their teachers and their caregivers build their emotional intelligence. At the Housman Institute,…

By Maureen Kelleher

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