Principal Leadership Continuum: From Emerging to Veteran School Leaders

What: Launching Principal Leadership Building Effective Leadership
Why: Targeted specific support on navigating a successful first year in the role or in a new building/district. Professional learning focused on building and sustaining culture, creating systems to support a common mission and growth for all stakeholders.
Who: New and/or newly assigned principals and assistant principals. Principals and assistant principals working in years 2 and beyond.
When: Three-Part Cohort Series
  • July 26-27
  • November 29-30
  • March 2-3
Three-Part Cohort Series
  • October 10-11
  • Jan 12-13
  • March 9-10

How:

Session 1:

  • Establishing Key Relationships Building Climate and Culture Planning Your First Eight Weeks Creating Systems for Success
  • Pitfalls to Avoid and Skills to Leverage
  • Equitable Discipline

Session 2:

  • Having Difficult Conversations
  • Observations and Evaluations…Yours and Theirs
  • Leadership Structures for Building Capacity
  • Equity in our Schools
  • Managing the Workday and Self Care

Session 3:

  • Data Use as a Planning and Response Tool
  • Preparing and Writing Defensible Evaluations
  • Laying the Groundwork for Next Year – Change Management
  • Teacher Recruitment and Hiring
  • The Key to Building a Strong Future
  • Tending to Your Evaluation – Preparing for the Conversation

Session 1:

  • 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

Session 2:

  • 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

Session 3:

  • Writing Defensible Teacher Evaluations
  • Tightening the SIP Plan
  • Creating a Vision to Launch Next year
  • Summarizing Your Leadership Impact in Your Evaluation