LEADERSHIP INSTITUE

NEW AND EMERGING LEADERS SERIES

Lead people where they need to go. This training series is full of real-life examples, practical methods and proven techniques to build your leadership capacity. Each session is packed with ideas and tips that you can put to work immediately to improve your job and your skills. This series is designed for first year principals, emerging leaders, supervisors and managers who want to build their leadership role.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 8:  Leadership Skills Regardless of Leadership Role or Focus
Oct. 26: Effective Instructional Supervision & Leadership
Nov. 10: Effective Instructional Feedback and Dialogue
Dec. 8: Conferencing Skills for Communication with Parents, Staff and Students
Jan. 12, 2017: Problem-Solving and Strategic Thinking around Decision-Making
Feb. 9, 2017:  Leadership vs. Management and the Art of Time Management
Feb. 23, 2017: Hiring & Retaining Great Teachers

LOCATION

Each session is designed to be a three-hour experience from 1-4 p.m. at the Center’s new office, 12439 N 32nd St. in Phoenix.

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LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PARTICIPANT

“I really enjoyed how engaging the sessions and topics are presented; very entertaining and power points are expanded on and not read from!”

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PARTICIPANT

“I wish I could shrink Sid and carry him around in my pocket to get help when needed."

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PARTICIPANT

“ All sessions are valuable. The session that helped me the most allowed me to delineate between being a problem solver and thinking strategically. My ability to think strategically will make the most long-lasting impact at my school.”

THIS TRAINING IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY

 

FACILITATED BY

Side Bailey
Director of Leadership Development

602-944-0644
sid@centerforstudentachievement.org

SESSION DETAILS

Sept. 8: Leadership Skills Regardless of Leadership Role or Focus (Multiple Perspectives, Priorities and Problem-Framing)
Participants will know and be able to:

  • Examine issues from multiple perspectives
  • Prioritize their job aspects with time management tools
  • Frame problem interpretation to recognize assumptions that keep them stuck in the same problem-solving loop

Oct. 26: Effective Instructional Supervision & Leadership (this is the only full day session) 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Participants will:

  • Know six instructional leadership behaviors for supervision and  able to identify them in practice within their own role
  •  Know the conceptual frame of curriculum, planning, assessment, instruction and be able to identify them in concrete language when they see them in the classroom
  • Be able to recognize and dialogue about instructional misconceptions they see in classroom practice

Nov. 10: Effective Instructional Feedback and Dialogue
Participants will know and be able to:

  • Employ dialogue skills for effective feedback to improve instructional practice at their own school site.
  • Apply various kinds of feedback conversations from focused, specific action to more general learning dialogues based on the teacher’s needs and context.

Dec. 8: Conferencing Skills for Communication with Parents, Staff and Students
Participants will know and be able to:

  • Identify from their experience elements of a successful conference
  • Review and practice with the conferencing “Road Map” to create a “successful” outcome with each conference circumstance
  • Observe and practice conferencing language through role play
  • “Covering Your Tracks” process

Jan. 12, 2017: Problem-Solving and Strategic Thinking around Decision-Making
Participants will know and be able to:

  • Distinguish between problem-solving skills and strategic thinking
  • Examine how to employ decisions-making to address causes and not just symptoms of apparent problems
  • Practice using three thinking tools:
    • “The Five Problem-Solving Inputs” Map
    • “10 Decision-Making Traps”
    • “ The Decision-Making Scale”

Feb. 9, 2017:  Leadership vs. Management and the Art of Time Management – We Need Both and How They Work Together
Participants will know and be able to:

  • Define and describe leadership and/or management skills both conceptually and in concrete practice.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the synergistic relationship of the two by being able to identify and combine leadership and management skill sets as applied to a “real life” school scenarios
  •  Examine how to influence resistance staff to build followership
  • Explore ways to manage time instead of time managing you.

Feb. 23, 2017: Hiring & Retaining Great Teachers
Participants will take a close look at and leave with tools to support:

  • Recruitment Processes
  • Criteria for Selection
  • Process for Selection
  • Participants will understand the need for continued support
  • Participants will create and receive impactful interview questions

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