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September Middle Level and Secondary Principal Mentoring Meeting Follow up and Follow through

PowerPoint from the Event

Learning Community - Setting Goals:

We engaged in a Success Analysis Protocol to share tools and resources participants use for setting goals. We shared two articles, one of which we are unable to post due to copyright, that provide information for setting goals and objectives at the classroom level. Access the other article here.

Working Productively with Difficult Staff:

Embedded in the day's PowerPoint is Kirk Johnson's presentation regarding working productively with difficult staff. Here are links to the handouts he shared:

  1. 10 Commandments for Principals
  2. the article "7 Habits of Highly Effective Principals"
  3. Outline for the presentation
  4. Notetaking Tool.

Additionally, Eller and Eller share strategies for working most successfully with staff in their article published in the September/October 2012 issue of Principal linked here.  The PowerPoint offers additional tips and scenarios are available for you to process and apply strategies.

Legal Vortex:

Matt facilitated discussion regarding the points of law presented by two scenarios, which are available here.

Discussion Panel - Engaging Staff in Professional Learning:

Several experienced colleagues shared their strategies for engaging parents in the learning journey of their students.

Leadership-Life Fit:

Cast out the notion of work-life balance and seek a fit that's right for you! Please check in with each other to offer support in your efforts to find and maintain the right leadership-life fit!

  • How have you scheduled yourself this week?
  • What have you delegated?
  • What systems for efficiency have you established?