ABOUT

Kaleidal Solutions, LLC strives to provide something different as a consulting firm- a clear, targeted, ad action-focused approach to creating change and momentum within your organization. With a constant lens on equity, all of our work considers the impact for all stakeholder groups. Available for in-person support or remote services, Kaleidal Solutions is dynamic.

 

The founders of Kaleidal Solutions, LLC met in New Orleans, Louisiana. This kismet meeting was the catalyst for multiple changes, including the creation of Kaleidal Solutions, LLC. Each member brings a plethora of knowledge and experience from speciality areas with common themes of educational leadership, systemic change, training and professional learning, and organizational structure analysis. The name Kaleidal, like the happenstance meeting of the founders, is a meeting of two words/concepts: kaleidoscope and Daedalus. A kaleidoscope represents the founders multi-faceted approach to educational leadership and analysis to effectuate positive organizational and systemic change. Daedalus is a nod to the ancient Greek engineer who designed the labyrinth. This is an acknowledgement and recognition that the desired outcomes and attempts to reach them often require multiple attempts and paths as well as the ability to navigate a myriad of complex constructs and structural systems. Kaleidal Solutions works to bring clarity to complexity with a constant focus on targeted outcomes.

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Sarah Harebo
Director

Sarah E. Harebo joined the Office of General Counsel for the University of Wisconsin system in May 2019. Prior to joining the UW System, she served as the Director of Equal Opportunity for the University of Maine System where she was responsible for equal employment opportunity, Title IX, ADA/504, and Affirmative Action compliance. Before that, she served as the Title IX Coordinator and Institutional Equity Officer at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Prior to her work in higher education, she worked as a staff attorney at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and at the YWCA Domestic Violence Legal Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and her Juris Doctor at the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law. Sarah also holds a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from

Northeastern University and is working on her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at University of Wisconsin - Madison.

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Amanda Kidwell
Director

Amanda Kidwell, Ed.S, is a nationally certified school psychologist and is bilingual in Spanish. With almost 15 years in education, her experiences as a bilingual teacher and reading interventionist for Denver Public Schools as well as working in varied settings as a school psychologist provide her with a strong background and understanding of the various aspects of teaching and learning to achieve equitable outcomes for all students. Previously an Assistant Director in Student Services for the Madison Metropolitan School District, she focused on coordinating and providing cohesive professional development for over 1,000 Student Services staff. She is currently developing school-wide programs and supports for mental health, life skills, and academic support at a private boarding high school in  Wisconsin. Amanda travels as much as she can to see and experience new places

and people.