About the Series

The Building Effective Leadership series brings together a cohort of principals and assistant principals working in year 2 and beyond. Attendees will engage in professional learning focused on building and sustaining culture, creating systems to support a common mission and growth for all stakeholders.


Principals and assistant principals in year 2 and beyond.


A scholarship is available to the first 40 full-series registrants. Attendees pay only $300 and grant funds cover the remaining $600. Attendees must register for the entire three-stage series, online, to qualify for this scholarship.

After the first 40 spots have been filled, pricing will be $375 per workshop or $900 for the series (a savings of $225).

Registration Options


Stage 1 

October 11-12, 2017 | Four Points by Sheraton, Seattle Airport South 

Individual price: $375

  • The re-launch - setting the tone for a successful year
  • Developing, communicating and maintaining a clear vision for kids
  • Analyzing and responding to current data - rationale for staying the course or making a change
  • Your evaluation - the rearview mirror and the windshield
  • Building a high powered leadership team; distributed leadership
  • Goal setting with staff - providing the drivers for change

14 clock hours

Stage 2

January 11-12, 2018 | Four Points by Sheraton, Seattle Airport South

Individual price: $375

  • Critical conversations - focused feedback aimed at improving practice
  • Managing the observation/evaluation process
  • Engaging the community to include parent and student voice 
  • Diversity and equity - leading the work
  • Continuing to maximize teacher leadership

    14 clock hours

    Stage 3 

    March 8-9, 2018 | Four Points by Sheraton, Seattle Airport South

    Individual price: $375

    • Writing defensible teacher evaluations
    • Tightening the SIP plan
    • Creating a vision to launch next year
    • Summarizing your leadership impact in your evaluation

    14 clock hours