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Conferences, Academies, and National Speakers

CONFERENCES
 
Elementary through high school counselors are invited to gather with us as we provide a day of professional learning. Participants will be provided the opportunity to take part in discussions related to best practices; cutting-edge, research-based programs; and the latest updates from the Texas Education Agency regarding counselor roles and responsibilities.
 
Principal Symposium
October 9, 2017
Reach your full potential as a school leader! Join national presenter and author of The Fundamental 5: The Formula for
Quality Instruction Sean Cain for a full day of training.
 
Topics include:
Bridging the Gaps—Moving Staff from Awareness to Expertise
Run the Play—Improving Fidelity to Scope and Sequence
Cultivate to Great—The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Practices
School Morale—A Working Recipe to Improve Staff Morale
The Big Stretch—The Relationship Between The Fundamental 5 and Improving Student Performance
 
The 2017 Leadership Fusion Summit, held on February 8, focused on coaching and supporting teachers and was a huge success! Be sure to check back for information on Fusion 2018.
 

 

LEADERSHIP ACADEMIES

 

T-TESS  Administrator Academy for Campus Leaders-Coaching Essentials

Starts September 12, 2017
Join us for this three day leadership series to connect campus principals/assistant principals and other T-TESS appraisers and provide systemic support.  This series utilizes a leadership approach and is designed to refine a leader's coaching skills.  It consists of a series of three, staggered trainings that will be conducted at strategic times during the year to allow leaders to refine their coaching skills and determine specific steps in providing teacher feedback and building trust. 

 

T-PESS Adminstrator Academy for District Leaders-Coaching Essentials - Supporting Campus Principals

Starts September 19, 2017
Join us for this three day leadership series to connect central office leaders and other T-PESS appraisers and provide systemic support.  This series utilizes a leadership approach and is designed to refine a leader's coaching skills.  It consists of a series of three, staggered trainings that will be conducted at strategic times during the year to allow leaders to refine their coaching skills and determine specific steps in providing principal feedback and building trust. 
 
Starts September 20, 2017
This Academy is designed for currently certified educators (K-12) who aspire to become school administrators. Participants will build competency in the Administrator Standards that are required in Texas Administrative Code 149 BB and will receive specific feedback on communication, educational leadership, and strategic planning skills as they apply to the role of the administrator. The Academy activities are designed to provide the bridge between preparation programs and the reality of the administrators' daily role. All participants will engage in a research-based program to develop a model of practice that can be applied in any administrative role.
 
Starts September 26, 2017
This series is designed as a cohort of new principals to receive relevant, timely support in their new positions. Four lunch-and-learn sessions will be offered throughout the year to support first-year campus principals and assist them in the transition into their new role. Scheduled hot topics explored during each half-day sessions will include staff management, campus budgeting, evaluations, and accountability. Additionally, a problem-solving protocol will also be used in this roundtable series to support participants in trending hot topics. All participants will receive a resource book, and lunch will be provided
 
Starts October 2, 2017

Prerequisite:  Participation in New Principal Cohort–Year 1

This series is designed to be a continuation of the first year cohort of new principals.  Participants will receive relevant and timely information to support them in their second year as principals. Four lunch and learn sessions will be offered throughout the year to support second year campus principals and assist them as they continue their transition into the role of campus leader. Scheduled hot topics explored during each half day sessions will include staff management, campus budgeting, time management and priority setting, evaluations, and accountability. Lunch will be provided, and a resource book will be provided. 

 

First-Year Assistant Principals Induction Cohort
Join us for a leadership cohort designed to meet the requirements of TAC 241.25 for first-year assistant principals. Participants will take part in a mentor/new administrator orientation session, four cohort training sessions scheduled throughout the year focusing on designated hot topics, and customized professional development and coaching sessions designed to support leaders in making the transition to administrator during the crucial first year. These sessions are scheduled at cohort sites throughout the region with support provided throughout the critical first year.
E-mail leadership@esc4.net for details.
 

 

NATIONAL SPEAKERS
 
Sean Cain presents The Fundamental Five: The Formula for Quality Instruction.
 
Session 1335354 | September 1, 2017 
Session 1337471 | September 19, 2017 
Session 1337472 | September 20, 2017 
Session 1337482 | September 21, 2017
 
Time: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 
 
Please check back for more information about upcoming national speaker events offered in the 2017–2018 school year. For more information, e-mail leadership@esc4.net or call 713.744.6344.
 
 
SPECIAL SESSIONS
 
 
 
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