Assistant Superintendent of Assessment, Athlos Academies
Josalyn Filkins serves the communities of the Athlos Academies charter school network as the assistant superintendent of assessment. She is known for her successful gains in school organizational transformation.
Filkins earned her bachelor’s degree in education from the Illinois State University. She has a administration leadership cohort and international baccalaureate certifications, as well as several education related trainings. Her volunteer efforts range from Collaborative Solutions for Communities to Ronald MacDonald House.
In her ten years of experience in the classroom, Filkins worked with students and school staff in a variety of settings providing support, mentoring, and coaching. More recently, she supported schools as a classroom management coach, elementary assistant principal, and charter school principal.
Her core accomplishments include a strong track record of improved school staff retention and approval ratings, district-wide curriculum performance, and Teacher of the Year Nominee 2006 and 2012.