Marlena Gross-Taylor is the founder of EduGladiators and a nationally recognized edleader with a proven track record of improving educational and operational performance through vision, strategic planning, leadership, and team building. A Nashville transplant originally from southern Louisiana, Marlena’s educational experience spans several states allowing her to have served K-12 students in both rural and urban districts. She has been recognized as a middle school master teacher and innovative administrator at the elementary, middle, high school and district levels.
Marlena’s professional development expertise has national attention and she serves as an AMLE middle school expert. She has also leveraged her past experience in corporate management to also include corporate training and leadership coaching in her repertoire of consulting services focused on culture, engagement and increased productivity. Marlena is a seasoned presenter keynoting conferences and delivering dynamic professional development sessions.
As a proud Louisiana State University alumni, she is committed to excellence and believes all students can achieve.
In today’s episode, we get to hear the incredible story of Marlena’s journey into education as well as into becoming a leader among leaders. Her focus on amplifying excellence and building a community to grow the profession as well as amplify voices is deeply inspiring to me. Marlena is a treasure, and I think you will be able to tell from our conversation how much I enjoyed talking with her. You are going to love this leader, friends. I am deeply honored to share with you Marlena Gross-Taylor’s Amplifer story.