Transformational leadership starts from the inside out, and shows up throughout the day in all the leader’s interactions with staff, students, families, community members and district personnel. These interactions are infused with personal values, social and emotional intelligence, cultural responsiveness, and an understanding of interconnectedness. This approach to leadership:
The resulting trust becomes the foundation for deep inquiry into the roots and branches of school dilemmas and challenges. Personal reflection, structured dialogue, and a supportive community allows for the emergence of creative, sustainable and long-term solutions within complex systems. Organizational and individual change go hand in hand. To engage in such change, leaders must cultivate:
Authentic Presence |Communication & Facilitation Skills | Cultural Responsiveness | Understanding of Whole Systems Change
You will learn to lead from the inside out through key practices and structures that develop, enhance, and sustain these competencies while creating a community of leaders who provide support to each other—allowing for the emergence of creative, sustainable, and long-term solutions within complex systems.
Who Should Attend?
School teams including: District Leaders, Principals, Assistant Principals, Deans, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Professional Learning Community (PLC ) leaders will find this retreat extremely valuable.
This highly experiential retreat will help individual attendees and school teams:
This 5-night residential retreat will be held at the 1440 Multiversity campus in Santa Cruz, California. The beautiful 75-acre campus with picturesque trails and towering redwoods is the perfect place to immerse yourself in nature while you connect with yourself, your school team, and other professionals in your field.
July 9 – 14, 2017. Sunday – Friday, 5 nights
Graduate credit available.