Gabby Hewitt is a Design Principal at Education Elements who leads work with small and large districts across the country to impact student growth and success. She also co-hosts the podcast series Elements of Change, which shares stories from education leaders for education leaders about making transformational change in schools and districts. Gabby has been a classroom teacher, team leader, and district manager for new teachers. Over the last decade, she has cultivated expertise in adult professional development. She supports districts leaders in utilizing The NEW School Rules to make their teams and districts more responsive. The new rule Gabby lives by is Rule #4: Aim for “Safe Enough to Try” versus Consensus because it can significantly help teams utilize one of their greatest resources — time — more efficiently.