Leading Learning: What New Administrators Should Expect
2017 Prairie Spirit School Division New Administrator In-service
At the 2017 New Administrator In-Service I spoke to several new principals and vice-principals about their role as learning leaders in their building. While highlighting the importance of being in classrooms on a daily basis, I shared several stories about how my view of myself as a learning leader has changed over the years. Click to see a brief video
Crucial Conversations: Moving Learning Forward Through Effective Feedback
2015 Saskatchewan Principal's Short Course
At the 2015 SPSC I spoke to participants about the importance of knowing yourself and your teachers as you work together to move learning forward. Occasionally there needs to be a "tough" conversation, I facilitated a session where the participants worked through a variety of scenarios they might face as future administrators. The presentation can be found here
Sharing my story of a tough experience that happened at my school. I believe it is important for leaders to share their stories and talk about the lessons they have learned along the way.
As part of my work with PSSD I helped to build the administrative school visit program. Above, I am speaking with the admin group, sharing my experience from a school visit.
As part of the PSSD assessment pilot project, I would use a blog to collect resources and share my reflections. Here, I am sharing with a group of teachers and administrators the work I had done.
In the Fishbowl
Facilitated by Dr. Michelle Prytula, Dean of the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan, I shared my experiences as a learning leader. Here I am speaking to in-school and senior administrators from PSSD.