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Summer Leadership Institute

REGISTRATION AND AGENDA FOR UPCOMING SESSIONS


June 9-10 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute I: Strategic Planning for Enhancing or Turning Around Schools

A Virtual Webinar (With One Live Panel 10:00 -11:00 a.m. (CDT))

June 9-10, 2020

Summer Leadership Institute I: Strategic Planning for Enhancing or Turning Around Schools

Who Should Attend?

Former or current Turn-Around Schools, Superintendents, District Personnel, Campus Administrators, Lead Teachers 

June 9, 2020

Live and Virtual Webinar with Practitioners who have worked to turn around schools (Participants will send in questions in advance related to Turning Around Schools)

Join us any time during June 9th— 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through June 30th 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

  • Welcome and SLI Overview: Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Regents Professor, Texas A&M University)
  • Session 1: The Principal and the People in the Turnaround School,  Nereida Ochoa (Turnaround School Principal)
  • Session 2: Strategies and Ideas for a Turnaround School, Jennifer Price (Turnaround School Principal)
  • Session 3: What to do About Morale in Turnaround Schools, Dierdre Holloway (Turnaround School Principal)
  • Session 4: Turnaround Principal Panel* with Dierdre Holloway, Nereida Ochoa, Jennifer Price with Dr. Matthew Etchells (Research Scientist, Texas A&M University and Education and Outreach Coordinator, Education Leadership Research Center) *This panel will respond to pre-submitted questions and live questions in chat from the participants.
  • Session 5: Coaching and Mentoring in Turnaround Schools, Lidia Maza (Turnaround School Coach) 
  • Session 6: How a Coach Helps to Turn Around a School, J.C. Harville (Turnaround School Coach) 
  • End of Day 1 Wrap-up: Dr. Beverly J. Irby 

June 10, 2020

Virtual Webinar with Scholars in the Field who have worked to turn around schools (Participants will send in questions in advance related to Campus Improvement Planning and also Root Cause Analysis)

Join us any time during June 10th— 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

  • Welcome and Overview to Day 2: Dr. Beverly J. Irby 
  • Session 7: The Importance of Campus Improvement Plans (CIPS) with Q&A, Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Author and Expert on Campus Improvement Plans)
  • Session 8: Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for Turning Around Schools with Q&A, Dr. Reginald Green (Author and Expert on Root Cause Analysis)
  • End of Webinar Wrap-up and Certificates – Dr. Beverly J. Irby 

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 15 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$75 non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053) at $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 4, 2020
Register Pay for your session

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4262

June 10-12 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute II: Engaging in Critical Dialogues

Live Webinar 

June 10-12, 2020

Summer Leadership Institute II: Engaging in Critical Dialogues

Who Should Attend?

Campus Leaders, Principals, Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches/Specialists, Counselors, District Leaders

June 10, 2020 – Day 1

Live Webinar with Scholars who engage in critical dialogues on school campuses (For the live webinar you will be provided a link in advance in your email).

Join us Live at 9:30 a.m. (CDT) on June 10th. The Webinar will be over at 2:30 p.m. (CDT)

Day 1 Focus: Opportunities to Build Individual and Organizational Capacity [Intrapersonal] 

  • Live 9:30 -9:45 a.m. CDT. Welcome: Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Regents Professor, Texas A&M University) 
  • Live 9:45 – 10:00 a.m. CDT. Overview and Agenda: Dr. Nance Algert (Nationally-known Mediation and Conflict Resolution Expert, President for Change and Conflict Resolution, Series Editor for Conflict Management, IAP Publishers)
  • Live Panel with Q&A 10:00-11:00 a.m. CDT. Module 1: How School Administrators Engage in Critical Dialogues. Panel with Dr. Shelby Davidson (Principal), Dr. Thyrun Hurst (Superintendent)
  • Recorded discussion with John McCullough (Superintendent)
  • Live 11:00 -11:30 a.m. CDT. Music and Movement, Ms. Amy McKay (Physical Fitness Health Expert)
  • Live 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. CDT. Module 2: Skill Set to Lead/Catalyze Culturally Responsive Instructional Change, Dr. Aaron Griffin (A University Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) 
  • Live 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. CDT. Module 3: The Resilient Leader, Dr. Tommy Watson (Author, A Face of Courage)
  • Live 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CDT. Module 4: Homework: Assessments and Reflection Cycle App,  Dr. Nance Algert and Dr. Beverly J. Irby

June 11, 2020 – Day 2

Live Webinar with Scholars in the Field who are experts in critical dialogues

Join us 9:00 a.m. (CDT) on June 11th. The Webinar will be over at 2:30 p.m. (CDT)

Day 2 Focus: Effective Communication and Change [Interpersonal] 

  • Live 9:00 -9:15 a.m. CDT.  Welcome and Introduction to Day 2- Dr. Nance Algert (Nationally-known Mediation and Conflict Resolution Expert, President for Change and Conflict Resolution, Series Editor for Conflict Management, IAP Publishers)
  • Live 9:15 -10:15 a.m. CDT. Module 5: Enhancing Communications Skills Set: Self and Others, Dr. Nance Algert
  • Live 10:15 -10:30 a.m. CDT. Stretch Break, Ms. Amy McKay (Physical Fitness Health Expert)
  • Live 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. CDT. Module 6: Building a CM Skill Set: Conflict Assessment and Critical Dialogue Discussion, Dr. Nance Algert
  • Live 11:30 a.m -12:00 p.m. CDT. Stretch Break and Get Your Lunch, Ms. Amy McKay
  • Live 12:00-1:00 p.m. CDT. Module 7: Emotional Intelligence & Managing Change in Schools,  Dr. Fred Nafukho (Author and Expert on Emotional Intelligence)
  • Live 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT. Module 8: Leading Critical Dialogues, Dr. Nance Algert- Keynote
  • Live 2:00-2:30 p.m. CDT. Module 9: Homework Assignment and Reflection Cycle App for Day 2, Dr. Nance Algert

June 12, 2020 – Day 3

Live Webinar with Scholars in the Field who are experts in critical dialogues

Join us at 9:00 a.m. (CDT) on June 12th. The Webinar will end at 3:00 p.m. (CDT) 

Day 3 Focus: Effective Communication and Self-Awareness [Broader Community]

  • Live 9:00 -9:15 a.m. CDT. Welcome and Introduction to Day 3- Dr. Beverly J. Irby  (Regents Professor, Texas A&M University)
  • Live 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. CDT. Module 10: Managing Change in Schools; Critical Dialogues in Promoting Change Around Positive School Climate; Engaging in Dialogue for School Enhancement , Dr. Nance Algert (Nationally-known Mediation and Conflict Resolution Expert, President for Change and Conflict Resolution, Series Editor for Conflict Management, IAP Publishers)
  • Live 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. CDT. Stretch Break, Ms. Amy McKay (Physical Fitness Health Expert)
  • Live 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. CDT. Module 11: Critical Dialogues in Promoting Change Around Positive School Climate (includes Bullying Issues),  Dr. Courtney Banks (Author and Expert on Climate and Bullying Issues)
  • Live 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. CDT. Stretch Break and Get Your Lunch Ms. Amy McKay
  • Live 12:00 -1:00 p.m. CDT. Module 12: Engaging in Dialogue for School Enhancement, Dr. Beverly Irby –  (Research of School Enhancement and Author of the Reflection Cycle and Reflection app)
  • Live 1:00 -2:00 p.m. CDT. Module 13: The Triple “H” Factor, Dr. Henry Musoma- Keynote (Author and Nationally-known Speaker)
  • Live 2:00 -3:00 p.m. CDT. Module 14: Closure Circle and Post-Survey Dr. Nance Algert, Dr. Matthew Etchells (Research Associate and Critical Dialogue Facilitator), & Dr. Roya Pashmfaroosh (Researcher on High-Needs Students and Critical Dialogues Facilitator)

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 45 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$75 non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053) at $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 5, 2020
Register Pay for your session

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano. ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4264

June 15-30 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute III: Family Engagement for PK-6th Grade

A Virtual Webinar 

June 15 – June 30, 2020

Summer Leadership Institute III: Family Engagement for PK-6th Grade

Join us any time during June 15th, 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through June 30th, 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

Who Should Attend?

Administrators, Educators, Teacher Leaders, Pre-Service Teachers, Parents, Community Liaisons, Bilingual and ESL Education Teams in PK-6th grade. 

  • Welcome and Introduction Dr. Beverly J. Irby  (Regents Professor, Texas A&M University) 
  • Module 1: Developing Effective and Equitable Programs of School, Family, and Community Partnerships for Student Success. Dr. Joyce Epstein (Director of both the Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships and the National Network of Partnership Schools) 
  • Module 2: Wake me up When September Ends: Family Engagement Reflexions From the Experts on the Field, Dr. Hugo Ibarra (Coordinator of Community Engagement)
  • Module 3: Tips and Strategies on Parent Involvement and Getting Parents into the School (From a Parent’s Perspective), Eboni Bailey-Bonaiti (Secondary Teacher and AVID Teacher)
  • Module 4: Family Involvement in Science, Dr. Beverly J. Irby, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio (Regents Professor, Director, Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition- CRDLLA), Dr. Fuhui Tong (Professors and Associate Director, CRDLLA), and Dr. Cindy Guerrero (Research Scientist, CRDLLA)
  • Module 5: Overcoming Obstacles: What you Need to Know and Do Now! Dr. Tommy Watson (Author, A Face of Courage)
  • Module 6: “I am a Dreamer”: Information for Undocumented Students and Family Engagement, Dr. Jose Luis Zelaya (CEO Educational Consulting and Motivational Speaker) 
  • Module 7: Family Engagement During COVID 19; Tips & Strategies for Parents (Panel),  Dr. Geovanny Ponce (Area Superintendent) and Beth Westhoff (Principal, Intermediate School)
  • Module 8: Helping Parents Navigate Social Media Traps Tony Newsom – (Police Officer, Dallas Police Department’s Sex Apprehension Program, and Community Outreach Officer)
  • Closure, Donna Druery (Research Associate) 

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 15 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$75 non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053) at $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 10, 2020
Register Pay for your session

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano. ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4264

June 22 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute IV: Engaging in Peer Coaching

A Virtual Webinar 

June 22 – June 30, 2020

Summer Leadership Institute IV: Engaging in Peer Coaching

Join us any time during June 22nd, 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through June 30th, 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

Who Should Attend?

Campus Leaders, Principals, Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches/Specialists, Counselors, and District Leaders.

  • Welcome, Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Regents Professor, Texas A&M University)
  • Module 1: Introduction to & Techniques of Peer Coaching, Dr. Beverly J. Irby (International Editor of the longest-running mentoring, tutoring, coaching journal, Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning)
  • Module 2: PEER Coaching Model, Dr. Beverly J. Irby
  • Module 3: PEER Coaching in an Emergency Situation (such as Covid-19 and Hurricane Harvey),  Jeana Morrison-Adams (2020 Texas Secondary Principal of the Year) 
  • Module 4:  Effective Peer Coaching, Karen Griffin (CoFounder of Prosperity Educators) 
  • Closure and Certificates: Nancy Eljaouhari (Researcher, Education Leadership Research Center)

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 5 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$30 for each SLI IV-VI or $75 for all three. Non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053) at $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 17, 2020
Register Pay for SLI-IV session Pay for SLI-IV-V-IV session bundle

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano. ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4264

June 23 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute V:Techniques of Mentoring and Coaching Leaders

A Virtual Webinar 

June 23 – June 30, 2020

Join us any time during June 23rd – June 30th— 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

Summer Leadership Institute V: Techniques of Mentoring and Coaching Leaders

Join us any time during June 23rd, 12:00 a.m. (CDT) through June 30th, 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

Who Should Attend?

Campus Leaders, Principals, Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches/Specialists, and District Leaders

  • Welcome: Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Regents Professor)-Texas A&M University
  • Module 1: Introduction to Mentoring and Coaching (Online book: Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Leadership), Dr. Beverly J. Irby
  • Module 2:Coach as Mentor, J. C. Harville (Leadership Coach) 
  • Module 3: Coach as Collaborator, Lidia Maza (Leadership Coach Facilitator) and Dr. Linda Rodriguez (Leadership Coach Facilitator)
  • Module 4: The Principal as Coach, Facilitator: Dr. Matthew Etchells (Research Scientist, Texas A&M University and Education and Outreach Coordinator, Education Leadership Research Center) Panel: Cicely Bailey (Principal), Pamela Riggins-Johnson (Principal), Dr. Ash Kirk (Principal)
  • Closure and Certificates: Donna Druery (Research Associate) 

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 5 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$30 for each SLI IV-VI or $75 for all three. Non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053) at $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 17, 2020
Register Pay for SLI-V session Pay for SLI-IV-V-IV session bundle

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano. ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4264

June 24 — Virtual Summer Leadership Institute VI: Professional Learning Communities

A Virtual Webinar 

June 24 – June 30, 2020

Summer Leadership Institute VI: Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

Join us any time during June 24th— 12:00 a.m. through June 30th 11:59 p.m. (CDT) 

Who Should Attend?

Campus Leaders, Principals, Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches/Specialists, and District Leaders

  • Welcome: Dr. Beverly Irby (Regent’s Professor, Texas A&M University) 
  • Module 1:  Introduction to PLCs, Dr. Beverly J. Irby
  • Module 2: What is a MOOPIL?, Dr. Sharon de Marin and Dr. Erin Singer (Research Associates, Education Leadership Research Center) 
  • Module 3: What is VPLC and Using MOOPILS for VPLC? Dr. Beverly J. Irby (Creator of MOOPIL and VPLC) 
  • Module 4: Tips and Instructions on Making a MOOPIL, Dr. Sharon de Marin and Dr. Erin Singer (Research Associates, Education Leadership Research Center)
  • Closure and Certificates: Donna Druery (Research Associate, Education Leadership Research Center) 

Certificate

Participants will receive a state-approved micro-credential certificate for 5 Professional Development (PD/CPE) hours.

Cost

$30 for each SLI IV-VI or $75 for all three. Non-refundable Registration Fee required. (The program cost is fully subsidized by the A-PLUS grant (U423A170053)  $1,000 per participant).

Registration

Registration is a two-step process.

  1. Provide your registration information
  2. Enter your payment information on the secure Aggie Marketplace (if paying with a credit card or electronic check)
  3. Registration deadline is June 17, 2020
Register Pay for SLI-VI session Pay for SLI-IV-V-IV session bundle

If you need to pay using a purchase order, please email Mrs. Susan Sassano. ssassano@tamu.edu

Download PDF

Location

Virtual SLI

Contact

Donna M. Druery donna.druery@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-775-4264

ABOUT


During the months of June and July, the Education Leadership Research Center and Center for Research & Development in Dual Language & Literacy Acquisition teams in the College of Education and Human Development deliver TEA recognized professional development to educators from Texas and across the United States.

Supported through the Accelerated Preparation of Leaders for Underserved Schools grant, directed by Dr. Beverly J. Irby, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Fuhui Tong, and Dr. Mario Torres, this U.S. funded professional development is coordinated by Donna Druery. Covering topics from school safety and critical dialogues to peer coaching and professional learning communities, the Summer Leadership Institutes typically involve over 50 invited guest speakers and engage over 650 attendees from Texas and the U.S.

 

OUR GOALS


The goal of the Summer Leadership Institute is to provide research-based strategies that help teachers and leaders to improve their instructional and leadership capacity for high-need schools. This program, part of APLUS is funded by the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant program, U.S. Department of Education, and is based on the research and development within the APLUS grant.

Faculty Sponsors