SOURCE: International Center for Leadership in Education, Inc.

January 26, 2010 09:41 ET

Raymond McNulty Appointed President of International Center for Leadership in Education

REXFORD, NY--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - The International Center for Leadership in Education, Inc. (International Center) today announced that Raymond (Ray) McNulty has been appointed President of the International Center effective immediately. He had been Senior Vice President of the International Center since 2006. In his new role, Mr. McNulty will oversee the International Center's instructional and management consulting services, which it provides to school districts and state education departments in all 50 states and internationally. He will also oversee the International Center's substantial research and development initiatives.

In announcing McNulty's appointment, Dr. Willard Daggett, CEO and Founder of the International Center for Leadership in Education, said, "Ray's long and rich history of providing educational leadership throughout the country uniquely qualifies him to lead our national team of consultants in assisting schools to improve the performance of all students."

Prior to joining the International Center, Mr. McNulty was a Senior Fellow at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2003-04) and served as Vermont's Commissioner of Education from 2001 to 2003. He has also been a classroom teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent. He served as Superintendent of Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union in Richford, Vermont (1986-1990) and Superintendent of Windham Southeast Supervisory Union in Brattleboro, Vermont (1990-2001). In 2000, he was named Superintendent of the Year in Vermont.

Ray McNulty is a highly sought after speaker who has addressed educators in all 50 states. He has also written widely on issues in education, including his recent book from the International Center titled, "It's Not Us Against Them: Creating the Schools We Need" (published by the International Center for Leadership in Education, June 2009, ISBN-0-935300-40-7).

Dr. Daggett added that "Ray's unwavering commitment to raising standards, improving the performance of all students, and restructuring educational programs to reflect the needs of our rapidly changing society all make him the perfect choice for president of our organization."

Ray McNulty earned his BA from Bridgewater State College and his MA from Johnson State College. He is a past president of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and has remained a member of ASCD since 1977.

About The International Center for Leadership in Education

The International Center for Leadership in Education, which was created in 1991, is now one of the nation's largest education consulting companies. As early as 1993, the leadership of the International Center began promoting the concept of rigor and relevance -- an idea that has become a cornerstone of school reform discussions throughout the nation. The International Center has more than 100 consultants and advises state education departments as well as hundreds of school districts nationwide on ways to raise student achievement. For more information on the International Center, visit

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