Drawing on current research and practical approaches, How Leadership Works professional learning workshops offer educational leaders mindframes and strategies that will empower them to effectively lead instruction, learning, and change. Through reflection and planning exercises, these personalized workshops with a certified consultant will help you gain insight into your own strengths and opportunities for growth as a leader.
In this professional learning workshop series, you will engage in an active and empowering learning experience that will help you and your leadership team:
This one-to-two-day workshop focuses on the foundational aspects of leading teaching. You will dive right into the mindframes essential for instructional leadership, and then explore research-based practices that have the highest impact on student learning outcomes. With these foundations in place, you will then focus on two highly impactful practices that go hand in glove for student learning—teacher clarity and student engagement. These practices provide a powerful 1-2 punch in improving the learning of both staff and students. Finally, you will examine practical examples that will reveal strategies for determining impact of both teaching and leading practices. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
During this one-to-two-day workshop, you and your team will focus on practices that create conditions for quality learning for both staff and students. School culture and climate play a significant role in the overall performance of teachers and impacts students’ motivation and engagement in learning. After exploring the supporting research, you will learn practical strategies for creating a culture for learning and climate for error-making and risk-taking. You will also discover how to effectively support PLCs and create a culture of feedback where all school community members seek, give, receive, and act on feedback for improved performance. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
During this one-to-two-day workshop, you and your team will explore change management and change leadership. Although leading schools through change seems like a daunting task, there are tried and true leadership practices that ease stress on staff and provide long-lasting results for leaders. These research-based practices will empower you and your leadership team to embrace the role of Change Agent enthusiastically. Diving deeper, you will examine de-implementation and implementation science practices—essential to deep, successful change, learning how and when to apply these processes will strengthen your leadership of change. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to: