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Literacy Leadership Teams: A Driving Force in School Change

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Regency D

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller.

Generating positive, on-going school change requires the concerted efforts of a highly functioning leadership team. But when the team gets stuck, change can stall. This session will focus on tips for building successful teams, and participants will begin to create a toolbox of activities for effective team development, problem solving and action planning. 
Session Topics: 
Professional Developer Practice

HLPs Relevant to this session

Special Education HLPs: 
HLP1 Collaboration: Collaborate with professionals to increase student success
HLP2 Collaboration: Organize and facilitate effective meetings with professionals and families
HLP 4 Assessment: Use multiple sources of information to develop a comprehensive understanding of a student's strengths and needs
HLP 5 Assessment: Interpret and communicate assessment information with stakeholders to collaboratively design and implement educational programs
HLP 6 Assessment: Use student assessment data, analyze instructional practices, and make necessary adjustments that improve student outcomes
HLP 11 Instruction: Identify and prioritize long and short term learning goals
HLP 12 Instruction: Systematically design instruction toward a specific learning goal
HLP13 Instruction: Adapt curriculum tasks and materials for specific learning goals
HLP 14 Instruction: Teach cognitive and metacognitive strategies to support learning and independence
HLP 15 Instruction: Provide scaffolded supports
HLP 16 Instruction: Use explicit instruction
HLP 17 Instruction: Use flexible grouping
HLP 18 Instruction: Use strategies to promote active student engagement
HLP 19 Instruction: Use assistive and instructional technologies
HLP 20 Instruction: Provide intensive instruction
HLP 21 Instruction: Teach students to maintain and generalize new learning across time and settings
HLP 22 Instruction: Provide positive and constructive feedback to guide students' learning and behavior
General Education HLPs: 
HLP 2: Explaining and modeling content, practices, and strategies
HLP 4: Diagnosing particular common patterns of student thinking and development in a subject-matter domain
HLP 5: Implementing norms and routines for classroom discourse and work
HLP 8: Implementing organizational routines
HLP 19: Analyzing instruction for the purpose of improving it

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