Are you a principal with three or more years experience? If so, the Transformative Principal Leadership Academy is for you! This Academy’s purpose is to cultivate and strengthen the expertise of principals throughout the state and lead transformational work in teaching and learning. Gain the tools necessary to support school transformation through rigorous and engaging […]
Students come to school with different levels of background knowledge that impact their academic success. Knowing what to do to support those students who do not have the background knowledge to be successful in school has not always been clear.until now. Attend this workshop, based on Robert J. Marzano’s Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: […]
Every year bright, energetic young teachers enter their classrooms armed with lesson plans and a sincere desire to improve the lives of their students. Unfortunately, an alarming percentage of these teachers quit the profession after the first year because they cannot get the kids to behave. In this workshop, we will talk briefly about the […]
The principal is expected to be able to handle any problems with parents, teachers and students, manage the facility, enable teachers to teach, and to know the latest information on curricular issues. This seminar will address Texas and national standards, challenges with regard to creation of learning communities, and possible curricular trends for the 21st […]
All great leaders are able to inspire others to take positive action. Principals will participate in a book study with emphasis on discussion on modeling effective instructional behavior and learning/relearning leadership skills. The principal is the key to success in any school and so it is important that he/she understands this role and is able to communicate just what is to be undertaken.
In this workshop, we will discuss how to be professional with our students and with our colleagues. This program covers the essentials (major and minor) for new teachers, such as getting organized and keeping up with the required paperwork, dressing in an appropriate way for the job, dealing with stress and frustration, communicating with parents, and learning to respect the power that is given to us as educators.