Sessions

Institute Sessions

Select from one or both sets.

July 16 keynote: Michael Fullan

Thursday - Friday sessions, July 16 – 17 

All sessions are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day

Foundations of Effective Coaching
Joellen Killion
Discover ways to make high-quality curriculum, instructional materials, and assessment practices the foundation of teacher-led cycles of continuous improvement.


Principals as Leaders of Learning
Frederick Brown, Kay Psencik, and Kerensa Wing, 2020 National Principal of the Year
Explore the principal’s role as leader of learning for both adults and students in schools.


Developing Your Communicative Intelligence Effective Facilitation and Presentation Skills
Kendall Zoller
Learn how communicative intelligence can enhance your ability to communicate with greater congruence and authenticity, both professionally and personally.


Beyond Diversity: Deinstitutionalizing Racism and Eliminating Racial Achievement Disparities
Courtlandt Butts
Beyond Diversity is designed to help administrators, staff, and stakeholders understand the impact of race on our lives, our work, and our learning.

Saturday and Sunday sessions, July 18-19 

All sessions are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day

Becoming a Learning Team
Stephanie Hirsh and Tracy Crow
Experience a team-based learning process that promotes focus, coherence, and capacity building and leads to equitable and excellent outcomes for educators and students.


Assessing Impact
Joellen Killion
Learn how to apply an eight-step process for conducting formative and summative evaluations of professional learning designed to increase educator effectiveness and student learning.


Content-Based Coaching: Mathematics
Through the use of mathematics-specific coaching strategies, participants will learn how to facilitate lesson planning sessions and more.


Content-Based Coaching: English/Language Arts
Through the use of English Language Arts/Literacy-specific coaching strategies, participants will learn how to facilitate lesson planning sessions and more.