Conferences

Collaborative Leadership by Peter Dewitt

July 27-28, 2017

What type of leadership do you practice? Many of us rely on transformational and instructional leadership. But there are advantages in applying a holistic angle including all stakeholders—an approach known as collaborative leadership.
Peter DeWitt unpacks six factors framed through John Hattie’s research while painting a powerful scheme: meet stakeholders where they are, motivate stakeholders to strive for improvement, and model how to do it.
The blueprint will inspire you to:

  • Transform your leadership practice
  • Identify where you can make changes
  • Build and empower your team
  • Incorporate all stakeholders into the conversation

Day 1: Components of Collaborative Leadership

The institute is about sharing best practices at the same time Peter makes his way through important concepts of the book. There will be personal stories about:

  • Taking over a leadership role
  • Surviving a school consolidation
  • We start off by goal setting
  • Why are you here?
  • What is your goal?
  • What has been your biggest challenge?


Day 2: School Climate. Climate Control

  • Establishing an inclusive and supportive school climate
  • What is school climate?
  • How do we foster an inclusive and supportive school climate?
  • Policies and student codes of conduct
  • Minoritized populations

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Crucial Conversations: Leadership Training For Talking When Stakes Are High

August 10-11, 2017

Crucial Conversations is a two-day course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll begin to surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.
You’ll Love the New Crucial Conversations. Our popular Crucial Conversations Training has been revised and updated to be even more relevant, powerful, and timely. Updated and streamlined content translates into a more powerful learning experience for participants. Crucial Conversations teaches participants how to:

  • Speak persuasively, not abrasively
  • Foster teamwork and better decision making
  • Build acceptance rather than resistance
  • Resolve individual and group disagreements

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AIE Conference

September 26-27, 2017

The Advancing Improvement in Education Conference (AIE) is about inspiring growth and reigniting a passion for increasing student outcomes. It is about envisioning extraordinary possibilities, taking courageous actions, and being our best selves to motivate and create expectations for continuous improvement. The call to action is to recommit to leading, teaching, learning, and excelling in creating positive change that addresses the needs of all children.

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