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Explore professional books and service offerings for teachers, coaches, and school leaders so that, together, we can benefit from the lessons learned to accelerate learning, rebuild agency, and rethink schools. It's time to "rebound" to a better normal!

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Leadership Coaching

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Peter DeWitt

Why do leaders need coaches? It’s an all-too-common occurrence: leaders are being asked to do more with fewer resources, putting them at risk of losing sight of their moral purpose. Because of this, coaches have become a must-have resource. Helping leaders focus on impactful goals, coaches also demonstrate how leaders can become better coaches for their assistant principals, building an overall stronger school community. Join leadership author, consultant, and coach Peter DeWitt as he uses a unique case study approach to guide participants through the coaching process.


Collective Leader Efficacy: Strengthening Instructional Leadership Teams

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Peter DeWitt

Collective leader efficacy (CLE) is a shared conviction among a school leadership team that they can improve the learning environment for all students. Unfortunately, many school leadership teams lack this conviction. In this presentation, Peter DeWitt, E.D. provides the research, explains the drivers, and engages participants in the cycle of inquiry that will help leadership teams develop collective leader efficacy as a leadership team.

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Breakthrough Leadership: From Surviving to Thriving

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

Presented by Alan Blankstein, Marcus Newsome, Monica George-Fields, and Pedro Noguera

These unprecedented times have common themes and ongoing root causes from the past. Yet solving and resolving them systemically will require much more than routine management--why “Surviving to Thriving” is becoming a top agenda item for leading administrators focused on equity. In this, Session 2 of our free leader-to-leader webinar series, Pedro Noguera and seven of the field’s top leaders and practitioners join Alan Blankstein and Marcus Newsome to share both the best solutions to today’s most pressing issues, as well as how to plan for the near- and long-term future of educating ALL students.


10 Mindframes for Leaders

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Hattie & Raymond Smith

Your mindframes—your internal beliefs about your role as a leader—determine the high-impact leadership practices you choose to implement. In this webinar, Professor John Hattie and Raymond Smith will introduce mindframes that ensure that leaders at every level can select, implement, and evaluate high-impact interventions that result in systemwide success.


Collaborating to Achieve Excellence: How to Foster Collective Efficacy in Schools

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:30pm

Presented by Jenni Donohoo

What matters most in raising student achievement?

Research identifies collective efficacy—the shared belief that what we do really matters—as the #1 factor. When teachers believe that, together, they can positively impact student learning, it results in a number of productive patterns of behaviour. Join us to learn more about what collective efficacy is, why it's important, and how to foster efficacy to ensure equity, promote well-being, and enhance public confidence in education.


Adaptive Expertise and Professional Learning

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Deidre Le Fevre and Kaye Twyford

How can professional learning in education respond to growing inequality, and the rapid social and technological change that surrounds us? It is more important than ever that educators continually learn, improve their practice, and respond to the diverse learners and communities they work with. This webinar presents “developing adaptive expertise” as a way that educators can help realize transformative improvement in their own practice and for their learners. Deidre Le Fevre and Kaye Twyford will explain what adaptive expertise is, how it works, why it helps create change and improvement in complex learning environments, and how it can be applied in your own context.


In Partnership with AESA: Leading the Rebound: Rebuilding Agency, Accelerating Learning Recovery, and Rethinking Schools

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Dominique Smith, and John Hattie

For Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, Dominique Smith, and John Hattie, rushing back to the “old normal” may very well be the “greatest travesty that can arise for our schools.” Because the “old normal” won’t accelerate learning, won’t reignite engagement, won’t restore social-emotional well-being. Instead, we should draw on the many lessons learned so we can take advantage of this unprecedent moment in time to create better systems for schooling.


Fostering Collective Efficacy: 3 Enabling Conditions

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Jenni Donohoo

What matters most in raising student achievement? Research identifies collective efficacy—the shared belief that what we do really matters—as the number-one factor. When teacher teams believe that they can positively impact student learning, it results in a number of productive patterns of behavior: deeper implementation of high-yield strategies, increased teacher leadership, high expectations, and a strong focus on academic pursuits. Join us to learn more about what collective efficacy is, why it's important, and how to foster efficacy to ensure equity, promote well-being, and enhance public confidence in education.


Fostering Collective Teacher Efficacy

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Jenni Donohoo

In collaboration with Walden University

Collective efficacy is a significant belief system for improving student outcomes. In fact, according to Hattie's Visible Learning Research, collective teacher efficacy is what matters most in raising student achievement. Formal and informal leaders are asking themselves “How can I foster a sense of efficacy in my school?” Here’s your opportunity to get every question answered.


Inequity Is Not an Option: Urgent Next Steps in Leading for Equitable Instruction

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 3:30pm

Presented by Alan M. Blankstein, Marcus J. Newsome, Monica George-Fields, Linda Darling Hammond, Zaretta Hammond, Ricky Robertson, and Cyndee Blount

Leading for equity is, first and foremost, a pedagogical endeavor. It also necessitates creating school cultures built on trust and a shared commitment to disrupting inequitable policies and practices. The third in our popular Breakthrough Leadership webinar series, Inequity Is Not an Option zeros in on providing access to high quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment with particular emphasis on serving historically underserved student populations. Teacher leaders as well as school and district administrators are encouraged to attend.



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