School administrators navigate the dynamic complexities and subtleties of their schools every day. They promote, facilitate, and lead efforts to achieve both tangible and intangible results throughout the school community. Their roles are crucial for school and student success. This course will provide district and school administrators with the depth of learning and coaching skills needed to bring the critical functions of instructional leadership to life. Participants will focus on the following topics in the workshops throughout the year:
DAY 1 ONSITE: Administrators as Instructional Coaches (September 8, 2021)
Engaged principals are key to a successful coaching program. According to Jim Knight, ”When teachers receive the appropriate amount of support for professional learning, more than 90% of them embrace and implement changes that improve students’ experiences in the classroom.”(p.4) The majority of this support comes from administrators.
Onsite Meeting Location:
Gilbert Community Education Center
6839 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85212