It’s that season-evaluations are in and staff changes are in the air. How to have those tough conversations? Have your school/district leaders sign-up to attend the Focused Conversations: Coaching, Consulting, Collaborating and Calibrating, Part I-a professional development session aimed at helping administrators coach and align their staffs to the needs. Part I of this two-day event will be held on March 31 from 8:30 am-4 pm at OPSRC in Oklahoma City. This workshop is facilitated by Dr. Lloyd Sain, a certified coach from Little Rock, Arkansas.On April 1 Focused Conversations: Coaching, Consulting, Collaborating and Calibrating, Part II
will be held. This workshop will delve deeper with the techniques and strategies, which were introduced previously. Some Oklahoma educators attended the Part I in October, therefore, it is a continuation of that workshop as well. To register click on the session names above or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't slow down the social media posts just because you're on holiday break!
The whole summer--yes, the ENTIRE summer--sounds like a lot of time for planning and reflection. But as we all know, before you can turn around it’s the night before you return to your pre-school professional development days.
Talk of personalized learning in Oklahoma
The U.S. has already seen multiple school shootings this year. We're not talking over the course of the 2017-2018 school year. We're talking 2018. And it's only mid-February. The fact that as the year continues, this number will likely grow should concern every one of us.