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Connect the Dots

Utilize Education Intelligence to Accelerate Growth, Retain Talent, and Optimize Outcomes

By: Shannon K. Buerk

Award-winning founder & CEO of engage2learn

If you want to learn how to…

Simplify by turning 1,000 initiatives into 1 clear set of leveled competencies

Measure, analyze, and connect professional growth data to outcomes data

Efficiently scale evidence-based, individualized support across your organization

…this book is for you! 

Education Intelligence puts the power of professional growth analytics in your hands and draws a straight line to outcomes, providing actionable insights to save you time and increase the predictability and impact of your efforts. This book is the definitive playbook for making professional development relevant to the individual educator, increasing measurable ROI, accelerating student outcomes, and skyrocketing employee retention.

– From Professional Learning to Education Intelligence –

Praise for Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots provides a compelling narrative detailing the power of connected data and how Education Intelligence should be at the fingertips of any leader to ensure the most high-yield decisions are possible. I’m hooked on this book.”

Rex Miller

Founder, MindShift and Author of Humanizing the Education Machine

“Shannon Buerk is among the best education practitioners in this country. She shows that buttressing educator training with sustained instructional coaching optimizes both professional learning and student success.”

Bob Pearlman

21st Century School & District Consultant

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About Shannon K. Buerk

Educator turned entrepreneur, Shannon K. Buerk has emerged as a thought leader on educational leadership, organizational culture, and systems thinking. Due to her mission to shift the culture of public education, elevate teachers as talent, and modernize professional learning as a benefit — and her creation of a stellar culture in her own company, engage2learn — Shannon has been the recipient of numerous awards, including:

  • 2022 Enterprising Women of the Year Award
  • Gold 2018 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year
  • Gold 2017 Stevie Award for Most Innovative Woman in Education for Technology
  • Silver 2018 Golden Bridge Award for Female Executive of the Year
  • Texas Governor’s Small Business Award.

Shannon received her B.A. in Psychology from Schreiner University and her M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Portland State University. Shannon strongly believes that every human being has unique gifts that are intended to bring them fulfillment and joy and also to have a positive impact on the world around them. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband of 30 years. Her two adult children and their families live nearby and visit often, especially on family dinner nights.


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About engage2learn

Since 2011, engage2learn (e2L) has been the leading provider of Education Intelligence through smart professional learning, job-embedded coaching and training, integrated edtech platforms.