Katherine Wieland

VP of Talent Management

Educational access and opportunity is the single most important factor in ensuring bright futures for all of our students. At DMGroup, we’re privileged to support school districts in creating this systemic change.

About Katherine

Katherine Wieland is Vice President of Talent Management at DMGroup. In this role, Katherine leads the creation and implementation of career pathways and framework development across the organization and also supports organization-wide recruitment efforts and all other non-HR talent management needs. In addition, Katherine leads implementation, assessment, and change efforts related to DMGroup’s organizational health and culture systems.

Katherine has spent the last 15 years working in public education and talent management in a variety of capacities and settings and brings to DMGroup deep expertise. As the CEO and Founder of TalentED Advisors, a talent management firm for nonprofits, Katherine and her team support organizations across the country in getting the right people and processes in place in order to make real, sustainable change for the communities that they serve.

Prior to joining DMGroup, Katherine served as the Senior Vice President of Talent Strategy and Operations with Source4Teachers (S4T), a full-service substitute staffing company, overseeing a $220M portfolio focusing on talent acquisition strategy, onboarding, retention, and recognition, as well as ongoing professional learning for substitute professionals across 13 states. In addition, she managed the operational functions for the New England and Pennsylvania markets for S4T. Prior to working with S4T, Katherine worked with the New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) Office of Intervention supporting state-run and state-monitored districts such as Trenton, Paterson, and Atlantic City around district-wide human capital efforts related to district redesign, performance management, and policy review. Before coming to NJDOE, Katherine worked with two of New Jersey’s neediest districts, Newark and Camden, to support them in their talent strategy and performance management efforts, serving as Interim Chief Talent Officer in Camden during the intervention transition.

Katherine began her district career with the New York City Department of Education supporting talent management efforts with the Office of School Leadership, the Office of Teacher Effectiveness, and the Office of Product Development. During this time, she managed cross-functional working groups focused on data analysis, teacher and school leader effectiveness, and talent management strategy to inform the development and implementation of the Teacher Effectiveness tools (ARIS Learn, Teacher Evaluation Management Tool, etc.). While at Brown University’s Education Department, Katherine successfully devised and implemented the national graduate student recruitment strategy for urban education policy and teacher education programs. Katherine began her career as an elementary school teacher, teaching 1st and 2nd grade.

Katherine received her Master’s in Urban Education Policy from Brown University and her Bachelors from Wheaton College in Norton, MA with a degree in Political Science and Elementary Education.

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