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Mike Thorpe, Director

Potential School Leaders Training 14-15

REFRESHMENTS

Presentation Number* Presenter Topic Materials

1 - October 6, 2014

Board Room

Superintendent

Asst. Supt., Human Resources

  • Introduction

  • Overview, Expectations

  • Review Florida Principal Leadership Standards

2 - October 13, 2014
Board Room

Director Employee Evaluations


  • Evaluation Systems

  • Observation Exercise

  • Shadowing Assignment

3 – October 27, 2014

Board Room

Assistant Supt., Curriculum & Instruction

Coordinator, Math & Science

Coordinator Language Arts & ESOL

Coordinator Social Studies

  • Instructional Division

  • Overview Curriculum

  • Standards

  • Assessments and EOCs

4 November 3, 2014
PDC

Director, Instructional Technology and In-service

  • Floridaschooleader.org

  • Technology in the Classroom

  • Standards for School Leaders Self-Assessment

  • Indicators 3.1 and 6.5

  • Role of School Mentors

  • PDC Presentation
    (Please note: the Anderson link will not work. Please contact the PDC if you are interested in seeing it again.)

5 - November 17, 2014
Oriole Beach Elementary

Director of Elementary Schools

Bookkeepers

Assistant Principals

  • Elementary School Issues

  • Finances

  • Curriculum

  • Parental Involvement

  • Other Responsibilities

 

6 – December 1, 2014
Avalon Middle

Director of Middle Schools

Middle School Principals

Bookkeepers

Assistant Principals

Deans

  • Middle School Issues

  • Discipline

  • Finances

  • Curriculum

  • Other Responsibilities

 

7 - December 8, 2014
Gulf Breeze High

Director of High Schools

High School Principals

Bookkeepers

Assistant Principals

Athletic Directors

  • High School Issues

  • Discipline

  • Curriculum

  • Finances

  • Athletics

  • Community

8– December  15, 2014
BAC

Director, Exceptional Student Education

Director, Student Services

  • ESE Issues Across the Curriculum

  • Crisis Management & Responsibilities

9 – January 12, 2015
Board Room

Asst. Supt., Administrative Services

Asst. Supt., Finance

  • A.P. Panel

  • Building, Planning, Maintenance

  • Contracted Services

  • Financial Operations

10 - January 26, 2015
S.S. Dixon Intermediate

Asst. Supt., Human Resources

Director of Continuous Improvement

  • Staffing

  • School Improvement

  • RTI/MTSS

  • DEA

 

11 - February 2, 2015

Canal Street Board Room

Communications Expert

Director, Employee Evaluations

SRCASA President

  • Written and Oral Communication

  • Hiring/ Interviewing

  • Mock Interview

  • SRCASA

 

12 – February 9, 2015

Holley Navarre Intermediate

Asst., Supt., Human Resources

Director of Workforce Education

HR Services Manager

  • Safety

  • Workforce & Adult Education

  • Sharing/ Reflections on shadowing experience

  • FELE

  • A.P. Pool Process

13 – February 23, 2015

Holley Navarre Middle

Asst. Supt., Human Resources

Director of Purchasing and Contract Administration

  • Educational Support Personnel

  • Contracted Services

 

14 – March 2, 2015

Milton High

Asst. Supt., Human Resources

Director, Employee Evaluations

  • In-Basket Activity

  • The Behavior Interview

  • Final Exam Review

15 – March 9, 2015

Professional Development Center

Asst. Supt., Human Resources

  • Review

  • Final Exam

  • Schedule Feedback

 

* Subject to change.

 

 

Recommended Reading

  • What Great Principals Do Differently: Fifteen Things That Matter Most by Todd Whitaker (also see What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things That Matter Most by Todd Whitaker)
  • Student-Centered Leadership by Viviane Robinson (winter book study focus)
  • Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement by John Hattie
  • How to Lead Teachers to Become Great: It's All About Student Learning by Janet Pilcher and Robin Largue
  • Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano

Also Good

  • The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by James C. Hunter
  • The New Principal's Fieldbook: Strategies for Success by Pam Robbins and Harvey Alvy
  • School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results by Robert J. Marzano et. al.
  • The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction by Robert J. Marzano
  • How to be Organized in Spite of Yourself by Sunny Schlenger and Roberta Roesch

Magazines

  • Educational Leadership
  • Learning & Leading with Technology
  • The Learning Forward Journal
  • School Planning & Management
  • District Administration