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February 2018

Culture Counts: What Effective Leaders do to Build Leadership Capacity and Increase Student Success

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Effective administrators are intentional about their leadership in shaping a school's culture to foster student success. In this academy capacity building strategies are identified which will enhance a school's culture and increase student success.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The Emotionally Intelligent Principal: The Key to Successful School Leadership

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a school leader, your emotional intelligence impacts the ebb and flow, the success and failure of your teachers, your students and your school. The session will use several resources, including the 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership and the 4 Agreements to help you to create a plan to address, improve and maintain your emotional intelligence.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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**FULL** The Foundation of MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) in Early Learning Environments FREE

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This academy will help provide guidance on ways to effectively create an evidenced-based Multi-Tiered System of Supports to promote successful academic and behavioral outcomes for young children in any learning environment.

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March 2018

The Principal: Building a Staff, Establishing a Climate, Leading Achievement

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Development of a quality, caring staff is foremost in the success of any school building or district. This academy looks at some of the most important elements in building a climate that leads to excellence.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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School Security: A Proactive & Holistic Approach

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

It is of paramount importance to provide a safe learning environment for students, staff and visitors. Learn the most effective and affordable ways to improve school security and emergency preparedness. Benefit from strategies and resources on topics such as active shooter, video surveillance and grant funding.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Discipline at Work: Practical Strategies for Addressing Behavioral Challenges

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

How does a school leader influence a positive outcome when it comes to discipline in school? Build an environment where teachers and students cultivate cooperation and mutual respect, where teachers want to teach and students want to learn. Transition from the traditional models of punishment/discipline to the modern model of positive behavior support. Participants will be able to identify the root to most challenging behaviors, and will create an action plan to develop an effective Positive Behavior Support System.Register Online…

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Making Danielson Work for You: A Guide for New Evaluators

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

If evaluation is not changing the culture of your school and substantially impacting teacher practice, this academy is for you. Evaluation is the greatest, most systematic opportunity to dramatically impact the performance of a school's most critical team members. This academy will give practical tips and techniques for school leaders to better leverage this opportunity in addition to providing opportunities for deep thought and critical reflection about current practices.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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What Connected Leaders do Differently

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the power of creating and growing your personal and professional learning network (PLN) with educational leaders around the world! In this academy, you will learn the eight key behaviors describing what connected educational leaders do differently, how to connect, and why it matters. You will learn about new tools, resources, and ideas that will help you grow as a leader and help you share your school's story. Learn how to customize professional development for you and your staff so…

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The School Leader as Coach and Evaluator

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to be an effective coach and evaluator. This academy will help you develop conversation norms that include honest communication and how to be partners in the growth process. Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Leading Effective Professional Development

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The landscape of education is dramatically changing with educational reforms and the inclusion of student growth in teacher evaluation. The need for highly effective professional development has never been higher. As districts are finding traditional methods falling short, new approaches for professional learning are needed to support teacher growth in order to sustain continuous improvement for students. Strategies and examples of effective PD will be shared and participants will learn about models, principles and influences for highly effective professional development.…

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Classroom Management Strategies that Support Restorative Practices

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Restorative practices must begin in the classroom and permeate everything in an educational environment, and it is imperative for reflective and professional educators to understand the significance within a total school environment. This academy will offer practical suggestions for prevention and implementation of restorative strategies that support both students and staff.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The Emotionally Intelligent Principal: The Key to Successful School Leadership

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a school leader, your emotional intelligence impacts the ebb and flow, the success and failure of your teachers, your students and your school. The session will use several resources, including the 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership and the 4 Agreements to help you to create a plan to address, improve and maintain your emotional intelligence.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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How to Design Valid, Reliable, Credible Classroom Level Assessments

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Designing valid and reliable assessments will close opportunity gaps for ALL students. Attend this workshop to be fully equipped to implement the process and reap the rewards immediately.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The SLO Toolkit: Making Student Learning Objectives Work

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student growth doesn't have to be difficult. Discover practical ways to successfully lead your teams through PERA decisions, Quality Growth and Realistic SLOs.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Building Leadership Capacity Through Teacher Leaders

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Teacher leadership is more important today than ever before because Americans expect more of schools and teachers. Their contributions are critical as it will be the teacher leaders that will lead a school to higher levels of student achievement. It is essential for school administrators to learn how to support and sustain a school culture of teacher leadership as central to their school improvement efforts.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Essential Leadership Strategies for Adopting the Pyramid Model with Fidelity FREE

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will be able to understand and use the evidenced-based Pyramid Model to promote children's social emotional development and address challenging behavior.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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April 2018

Discipline at Work: Practical Strategies for Addressing Behavioral Challenges

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

How does a school leader influence a positive outcome when it comes to discipline in school? Build an environment where teachers and students cultivate cooperation and mutual respect, where teachers want to teach and students want to learn. Transition from the traditional models of punishment/discipline to the modern model of positive behavior support. Participants will be able to identify the root to most challenging behaviors, and will create an action plan to develop an effective Positive Behavior Support System.Register Online…

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The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just hot topics, they are everyday issues. This academy talks about all of these and more.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Classroom Management Strategies that Support Restorative Practices

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Restorative practices must begin in the classroom and permeate everything in an educational environment, and it is imperative for reflective and professional educators to understand the significance within a total school environment. This academy will offer practical suggestions for prevention and implementation of restorative strategies that support both students and staff.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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May 2018

Five Key Practices for Every Teacher that Works with English Learners

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

What are the top five key practices that English learners need from every teacher they learn from and every lesson they participate in? You will leave this session with the answer to that question, an explanation as to why these practices are critical for ELs success, and practical real world examples of each.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The Principal: Building a Staff, Establishing a Climate, Leading Achievement

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Development of a quality, caring staff is foremost in the success of any school building or district. This academy looks at some of the most important elements in building a climate that leads to excellence.Register Online PDF Registration Form

Find out more »

The SLO Toolkit: Making Student Learning Objectives Work

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student growth doesn't have to be difficult. Discover practical ways to successfully lead your teams through PERA decisions, Quality Growth and Realistic SLOs.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The School Leaders Guide to Social Media

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Social media is the preeminent communication vehicle used in today's society. Still, schools are reluctant to embrace the new communication reality. This academy helps school leaders to overcome anxiety associated with social media, learn tips and techniques to improve their practice, and develop strategies to leverage social media to engage their staff, students, and community.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Key Practices Impacting Instruction for English Learners at the District, School and Classroom Levels

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Educators serving English learners find themselves grappling with how to best serve students with the resources available to them. Join us and learn to focus your collaboration efforts for ELs. Teaching to "big ideas," implementing meaningful vocabulary instruction, activating prior knowledge and structuring student interaction are key practices for all teachers working with ELs!Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation: 21st Century Issues and Solutions

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

While we will never eliminate all bullying and harassment within a school setting, there are things educators can do to significantly reduce the number of incidents. For real change to occur in terms of student behavior, a school wide effort will be necessary. This Academy will support educators at all levels understand the legal vulnerabilities associated with bullying as well as how to appropriately respond when the behaviors are demonstrated and communicated electronically. Specific strategies for working with parents and…

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The Legal Rights of Students & Parents

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just hot topics, they are everyday issues. This academy talks about all of these and more.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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What Went Wrong: How to Avoid Special Ed Litigation

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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How to Design, Valid, Reliable, Credible Classroom Level Assessments

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Designing valid and reliable assessments will close opportunity gaps for ALL students. Attend this workshop to be fully equipped to implement the process and reap the rewards immediately.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Reducing Conflict and Working with Difficult Employees and Parents in Schools

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will demonstrate strategies and resources that are currently used to reduce organizational conflict and make working with difficult and resistant people easier. Examples of all research results, assessment tools and management strategies will be provided to participants.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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June 2018

Equity & Racial Literacy for School Leaders & Staff to Maximize Student Learning

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Model what it means to be a lifelong learner as you move from colorblindness to color consciousness in preparing students for a global 21st Century world that is far from race neutral. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to begin building a brave community in your school and/or district!Register Online PDF Registration Form

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School Security: A Proactive & Holistic Approach

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

It is of paramount importance to provide a safe learning environment for students, staff and visitors. Learn the most effective and affordable ways to improve school security and emergency preparedness. Benefit from strategies and resources on topics such as active shooter, video surveillance and grant funding.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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Optimizing Transportation Operations, the Claim Process, and the Safe Transportation of Students

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Data Literacy: Using information to improve student outcomes

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Schools are awash in data. Do you know how to classify, locate, access, organize, analyze, evaluate and otherwise leverage data to create meaningful change in your schools? If not, this academy will walk you through these steps and give you skills and tools for making sense of and making use of your data.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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What Went Wrong: How to Avoid Special Ed Litigation

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Transforming, Leading, Caring – Moving Teachers to Higher Levels of Performance

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every administrator should strive to be a TLC Leader. The TLC Leader equals one that can transform his or her building or district,cares about others, and can do this with high expectations for all.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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What Connected Leaders Do Differently

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the power of creating and growing your personal and professional learning network (PLN) with educational leaders around the world! In this academy, you will learn the eight key behaviors describing what connected educational leaders do differently, how to connect, and why it matters. You will learn about new tools, resources, and ideas that will help you grow as a leader and help you share your school's story. Learn how to customize professional development for you and your staff so…

Find out more »

Building Leadership Capacity Through Teacher Leaders

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Teacher leadership is more important today than ever before because Americans expect more of schools and teachers. Their contributions are critical as it will be the teacher leaders that will lead a school to higher levels of student achievement. It is essential for school administrators to learn how to support and sustain a school culture of teacher leadership as central to their school improvement efforts.Register Online PDF Registration Form

Find out more »

Responding to Crisis: Attending to Mental Health and Wellness in Schools Today

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every school needs a mental health action plan for students, staff and parents. This workshop gives school leaders a framework and the knowledge to create a comprehensive plan and learn more about essential topics such as mental illness, depression, suicidal ideation, intervention and prevention strategies.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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The Emotionally Intelligent Principal: The Key to Successful School Leadership

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a school leader, your emotional intelligence impacts the ebb and flow, the success and failure of your teachers, your students and your school. The session will use several resources, including the 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership and the 4 Agreements to help you to create a plan to address, improve and maintain your emotional intelligence.Register Online PDF Registration Form

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