Janet PilcherPh.D., MEd Contact Janet Pilcher
Janet is the founder and executive leader of Studer Education, and a managing director for Huron. She has an extensive background advising educational institutions on strategic planning, leadership development, employee engagement and operational improvement.
To transform their organizations, leaders must continuously review and analyze data, problem solve and know how to cascade an improvement process so that everyone understands how their actions impact results.”
Janet is the founder and senior executive of Studer Education as well as a managing director for Huron. Janet and her team work with education leaders to elevate their organizations into places where people have purpose, do worthwhile work and make a difference.
Janet transitioned from a nearly two-decade career in higher education to work with Quint Studer, founder of Studer Group, to determine how best to transfer healthcare leadership best practices to education.
Before moving into consulting, Janet spent nearly 20 years at the University of West Florida (UWF) as a professor, associate dean and dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies. There, she received and oversaw $17 million of grant and contract projects and achieved one of UWF’s research distinction awards. While at UWF, Janet co-created TeacherReady, an online teacher certification program that prepares second-career teachers worldwide.
Areas of Expertise
- Organizational Design and Alignment
- Cultural Change
Education & Certifications
- MEd, University of West Florida
- B.S., Florida State University
- Ph.D., Florida State University
Available to Purchase
Maximize Performance: Creating a Culture for Educational Excellence
In Maximize Performance: Creating a Culture for Educational Excellence, Quint Studer and Dr. Janet Pilcher explain how to leverage the powerful values that have always defined educators—passion, fortitude, willingness to learn—to meet the challenges of a disruptive external environment.Purchase on Amazon
How to Lead Teachers to Become Great: It’s All About Student Learning
In How To Lead Teachers to Become Great: It’s All About Student Learning, Dr. Janet Pilcher and Robin Largue provide education leaders with the tools to create a results-driven culture and improve learning outcomes, parental satisfaction and teacher performance.Purchase on Amazon
Who’s Engaged? Climb the Learning Ladder to See
In Who’s Engaged?: Climb the Learning Ladder to See, Dr. Janet Pilcher applies the Student Engagement Framework to help teachers understand why it is important to focus on student learning by thinking about the journey up a learning ladder.Purchase on Amazon
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