Day 1: Leadership for better school performance
In this initial session, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the 21 specific research-based responsibilities that drive higher levels of student learning, and leave with knowledge and skills to lead better decision-making processes using goal-oriented analysis and collaboration focused on your students’ needs.
Day 2: Focusing on what matters most for student learning
During this session, you’ll explore our What Matters Most® pathways and insights from research on effective schools and continuous improvement cycles. Using school data and the high-leverage area(s) of need you’ve identified, we’ll help you identify what matters most right now for your school to improve student outcomes and begin to develop real action steps aligned to your school’s specific contexts.
Day 3: Inspiring and leading change
You’ll leave this session with a better understanding of the phases of change and how to develop action plans for monitoring implementation and proactively supporting stakeholders through the change process.
Day 4: Cultivating a purposeful school community
In this culminating session, you’ll not only discover how to engage staff, families, and community to create a shared moral purpose and empower their voices in important decision-making processes; but also develop plans for creating a positive, continuous-improvement culture at your school, using the power of asset-based thinking and community engagement.