Developing a “Growth Mindset” Culture with Instructional Best Practices View offerings/not available icon
This 3 part series will center around the principal's role in the development of building systems to identify and support instructional best practices, instill a growth mindset with your staff, and embrace a collective philosophy of continuous improvement.
Greater Kalamazoo Alternative & Innovative Programs Network View offerings/not available icon
We invite you to join a cross-county network of administrators from Kalamazoo and surrounding counties to participate in networking, engage in relevant professional learning, and gain insight and awareness of other programming and resources available to you.  This FREE participant-directed professional development opportunity includes area administrators of innovative and alternative programs, and all are welcome to attend!
Guided School Improvement: Practical Planning for Effective Implementation View offerings/not available icon
This three-part series will provide participants the opportunity to develop and review strategies, tools and resources to enhance their school improvement processes. Sessions will provide updates on federal and state guidance and requirements; and engage school teams in data analysis, research investigation and collaborative action planning to support the continuous improvement process (These are 1/2 day sessions).
Involving Teachers in the Walkthrough Process View offerings/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is to establish a school-wide process for embedding walkthroughs into the school culture to improve professional practices. The workshop will support the learners' understanding of teacher leadership in classroom walkthroughs , creating a culture that encourages walkthroughs, detailed components of walkthroughs, and strategies for getting teachers involved. Participants will create an implementation plan for embedding the walkthrough process for continuou
Literacy Action Network View offerings/not available icon
The Literacy Action Network will support the implementation of county-wide process reviews. This network will lead the work around creating Implementation Rubrics to establish look-fors and creating implementation plans for the School-Wide Practices collaboratively with district leadership to impact student achievement across the county.
Maximizing Student Engagement by Embracing Data-Based Culture View offerings/not available icon
We looked at our data... now what? This session will include support around one of the foundational elements of a Multi- Tiered System of Support: effective data meetings. Learn how to increase student engagement and the effectiveness of interventions and support structures through the use of data dialogues and data protocols, triangulation of data to complete the picture, and the development of processes and systems that create and sustain student engagement, momentum, and (ultimately!) student
Principals of Southwest Michigan View offerings/not available icon
We invite you to connect with over 40 elementary and middle school principals in the KRESA area as we create a network that will enhance the experience our students and teachers receive in our region’s schools.
Providing Instructional Leadership in Science Education View offerings/not available icon
The MSS call for a change in instruction for Science educators. In this workshop administrators analyze 3-Dimensional Science instruction and identify what strategies need to be built into their Science programs to support student growth. Through the use of video administrators will look at best practice instruction and utilize tools to provide feedback around 3-Dimensional Science instruction.
The Administrators' Role In Science Education I View offerings/not available icon
Administrators attending this workshop will take away an understanding of the NGSS 3-Dimensional Design and how it is connected to the Michigan Science Standards, as well as process a plan for assisting and supporting their educators as they implement this new vision for Science education through their actions, policies and resources.
You Landed the Job.. Now What? View offerings/not available icon
You landed the job... but what now? This 3 part series will outline important steps and actions that a first year administrator should consider when building the foundation for a positive school culture, sound instructional leadership, a data-based culture and strong relationships with stakeholders.