Lead, Learn & Connect
Region 6 Leadership Professional Development Opportunities
Redefining the Role of Principal as Leader of Leader
Join us for a full-day professional learning experience with George Thompson, President of the Schlechty Center. Thompson will discuss how the role of principal as leader of leaders is more about creating a focus on engagement and establishing a culture of engagement. Gain access to the Schlechty framework that principals can use to self-assess their school’s capacity to increase a focus on engagement.
September 17, 2018
Matt Pope: Systemic Leadership to Raise Achievement
October 18, 2018
A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong.
This is a two-day course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics.
September 25-26, 2018
January 30-31, 2019
Getting Things Done
- TURN CHAOS INTO CONTROL: Participants learn a system to reduce mental clutter and take control of their thoughts and tasks.
- ALIGN FOCUS AND ACTIONS: Once in control, participants learn practical skills to reduce decision fatigue and focus on next actions.
- INCREASE PRODUCTIVE MOMENTS: These skills applied consistently to the right tasks and projects create more stress-free, productive moments.
- IMPROVE INDIVIDUAL EFFECTIVENESS: Productive moments yield increased reliability, efficiency, and effectiveness in the projects and moments that matter most.
October 9, 2018 ID#319406
March 5, 2019 ID#324260
Outcomes from the Training:
- Continue integrating the ideals and practices of coaching throughout the "school" community
- Cultivate a culture of growth, development, support, and coaching that is intentional
- Individually and collectively align our skills, knowledge, and responsibilities to the role of the coach
- Enhance planning, reflecting, problem-solving, and instructional capabilities for self and others
November 5-6, 2018
Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL)
- Develop the skills necessary for campus leaders to build and sustain positive, collaborative cultures focused on improving instruction and student performance
- Provide practical and relevant examples from the field with a balance of research to allow instructional leaders to engage in the difficult decisions and challenges faced by the 21st school leader
- Increase awareness and understanding of soft skills and how they enhance an individual interactions, career prospects, and job performance
September 25-27, 2018
January 8-10, 2019
T-PESS is driven by four key priorities for principal evaluation:
- Personify continuous growth and improvement
- Guide self-refelction
- Inform professional development
- Improve leadership quality
September 26-27, 2018
T-TESS is driven by four critical components:
- Appraisals are measured against the Texas Teacher Standards and research-based, pro-practices outlined in the T-TESS rubric
- Results and data are used to inform professional growth, interventions, support and development as a cycle of continuous improvement
- Teacher self-reflection on pedagogy and practices is authentic and correlated with impact on student performance
September 4-6, 2018
January 15-17, 2019