Those tasked with leading schools and districts have to be experts at communicating information and ideas.
Join us for an afternoon of discussions on how school and district leaders can motivate staff, make the most of social media, and more.
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Welcome and Introduction
Industry Perspective: How Asset-Based Leadership Makes Teachers and Educators Feel Seen, Heard, and Valued
Learn how asset-based leadership can leverage strengths and value differences to unlock your school or district's superpowers. Instead of focusing on gaps and weaknesses, this practical mindset builds upon what is working, what strengths are present, and what the potentials are. From the classroom to the conference room, asset-based models create more inclusive learning spaces and workplaces for everyone.
Panel Discussion: How to Keep School Staff Motivated
Industry Perspective: Tips for Building Community Support for your District’s Plans
As a district leader, getting families and community members on board with your plans is key to helping students reach their full potential. But without an effective communication approach, you easily confuse or alienate your community.
Learn strategies to help your community understand where you’re coming from in this session led by 2020 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, Takeru "TK" Nagayoshi. You’ll walk away with handy communication tips and resources on leading data-driven conversations that inform and inspire community stakeholders.
Panel Discussion: How School & District Leaders Can Make the Most of Social Media
Interactive Session: What Are You Doing Wrong? How School Leaders Can Become Better Communicators
This interactive session will cover:
- How to communicate with prospective employees
- Which buzzwords to avoid
- Mastering nonverbal communication