School leadership teams engage in an exercise focusing on school culture and the factors that impact it.
School leadership teams use a systems-thinking approach to plan for the year ahead and to identify and discuss the intended and unintended consequences of school change.
Public school principals work in small groups to understand the impact of a school leadership team’s purpose, routines, and practices on the team’s effectiveness.
School leadership teams reflect on the year’s instructional plan and strategize around necessary changes and interventions.
Public school principals participate in targeted summer planning designed for them to better engage teacher leaders in school improvement efforts.
Public school principals practice having critical conversations with key stakeholders within the school system. Effective communication is a fundamental component of NYCLA’s professional development programs.