Dr. Pamela Noli
Dr. Noli is a founding partner of Noli-Porter Associates. Our mission is to help schools and districts build learning organizations that envision breakthrough outcomes, embrace compelling missions, plan bold strategies, and take transformative action for student equity. Our focus is leadership development to end achievement gaps, opportunity gaps, and to deinstitutionalized racism in service of student achievement.
Besides her work with Noli-Porter Associates, Dr. Noli is best known in California and many other states, for her work with schools and districts to become fully standards aligned, data-driven, and to realize higher state test scores every year. The comprehensive materials she has created have simplified this complex work, making full implementation sustainable.
For the past 7 years, Pam has served as a consultant to King-Chavez Charter Schools in San Diego Unified School. She helped facilitate their growth from one school to seven (pre-school through high school), and leads their leadership development program monthly. Dr. Noli co-developed a project, financed by the California Department of Education, to dissemination best systems practices that propelled student achievement from the bottom to the highest achieving schools in the neighborhood and produced two school with the highest gain scores in San Diego County.
Dr. Noli’s previous work includes DAIT support; being regional and state director of the California School Leadership Academy (CSLA); coaching principals for the University of California Graduate School of Education’s Principal Leadership Institute; leading district-wide projects such as Leadership for Literacy Equity in West Contra Costa USD, district administrator for curriculum and instruction, and principal for 10 years.
Pam has taught Tier I and Tier II Administrative Credential courses at five universities concurrent to other work, has been a keynote speaker at many conferences, and has published four journal articles and seven training manuals. She holds a doctorate from the University of San Francisco.