Tech enabled leadership workshop

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Brief workshop that discusses tech-enabled leadership and how school leaders can use technology to affect their leadership influence.

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  • Tech enabled leadership workshop

    1. Developing PeopleTech-Enabled Leading the Instructional Program Leadership Setting Directions Developing the OrganizationDr. Camille Rutherford @crutherford http://www.drcamillerutherford.com/
    2. Agenda• Defining leadership• How technology affects leadership•Technology-Enabled leadership definition• Why school leadership matters• School leadership functions• School leadership + technology• Becoming a tech-enabled leader
    3. Defining Leadership“Most definitions of leadership reflect the assumption that it involves a social influence process whereby intentional influence is exerted by one person [or group] over other people [or groups] to structure the activities and relationships in a group or organisation.”(Yukl, 2002)
    4. Leadership? Office Flickr photo by The Prime Minister’sFlickr photo by Nasa HQ Flickr photo by The Prime Minister’s Office President Obama Prime Minister Harper Chancellor Merkel
    5. Leadership?U.S. General Colin Powell Canadian General Rick Hillier
    6. Leadership?Former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs Former Ebay CEO & HP CEO, Meg Whitman
    7. Leadership Leaders are often depicted as a Super Hero.Flickr photo by Fonzie’s cousin
    8. Leadership? How would you define leadership? Discuss DiscussFlickr photo by Fonzie’s cousin
    9. Leadership? How would you define leadership?Flickr photo by Fonzie’s cousin
    10. Defining Leadership “Most definitions of leadership reflect the assumption that itinvolves a social influence process whereby intentional influence is exerted by one person [or group] over other people [or groups] to structure the activities and relationships in a group or
    11. Leadership = Influence“Leadership is a process of influence leading to the achievement of desired purposes.”(Bush & Glover, 2002) “By leadership, I mean influencingothers’ actions in achieving desirable ends. Leaders are people who shapethe goals, motivations, and actions of
    12. Leadership + TechnologyHow does technology affect leadership? Discuss Discuss
    13. Leadership + TechnologyHow does technology affect leadership?
    14. Leadership + Technology •Open •Collaborative •Dynamic
    15. Tech-Enabled Leadership Tech-enabled leadership can be defined as leadership that take advantage of the affordance of technology to enable leadershipactions that are open, collaborative or dynamic.
    16. Tech-Enabled Leadership With a focus on leadershipinfluence, tech-enabled leadership transforms the scale and scope oftraditional leadership structures to facilitate the distribution of leadership actions that influence the fulfilment of organizational goals.
    17. Open Leadership Tools
    18. Collaborative Leadership Tools
    19. Dynamic Leadership Tools
    20. School Leadership “Scratch the surface of an excellent school and you are likely to find an excellent principal. Peer into a failingFlickr photo by Goingslo school and you will find weak leadership.” (Leithwood & Riehl, 2003)
    21. School Leadership Research “Leadership has significant effects on student learning, second only to the effects of the quality of the curriculum andFlickr Photo by Breity teachers’ instruction.” (Leithwood & Riehl, 2003)
    22. Ontario Leadership Framework• Setting Directions• Developing People• Developing the Organization• Leading the Instructional Program
    23. Setting Directions• Identify & articulating a vision.• Creating shared meanings.• Creating high performance expectations• Fostering the acceptance of group goals.• Monitoring organizational performance• Communicating.
    24. Developing People• Offering intellectual stimulation• Providing individualized support• Providing an appropriate model
    25. Developing the Organization• Strengthening school culture• Modifying organizational structure• Building collaborative processes• Managing the environment
    26. Leading the Instructional Program• Ensure a consistent focus on student achievement• Develops professional learning communities to support school improvement• Provides resources to support differentiated instruction.• Implements strategies that support high standards of behaviour and attendance.• Commitment to equity of outcome and closing the achievement gap.
    27. School Leadership Function Which leadership function is most important?• Setting Directions: Developing goals for schooling and inspiring others with a vision of the future.• Developing People: Development of human resources in their schools.• Developing the Organization: Enabling the school to function as a professional learning community to support & sustain the performance of all key workers, including teachers as well as students. Discu Discus• Leading the Instructional Program: Set high expectations for learning outcomes and monitors and evaluates the
    28. Leadership Function + Technology How can technology be used to fulfill these functions? • Setting Directions • Developing People • Developing the Organization • Leading the Instructional Program Discu DiscusFlickr photo by Erica Hargreave
    29. Setting Directions + Technology• Identify & articulating a vision.• Communicating.• Creating shared meanings.• Creating high performance expectations• Fostering the acceptance of group goals.• Monitoring organizational performance
    30. Setting Directions + Technology• Identify & articulating a vision.• Communicating.• Creating shared meanings.• Creating high performance expectations• Fostering the acceptance of group goals.• Monitoring organizational performance
    31. Developing People + Technology• Offering intellectual stimulation• Providing individualized support• Providing an appropriate model
    32. Developing People + Technology• Offering intellectual stimulation• Providing individualized support• Providing an appropriate model
    33. Developing the Organization + Technology• Strengthening school culture• Modifying organizational structure• Building collaborative processes• Managing the environment
    34. Developing the Organization + Technology• Strengthening school culture• Modifying organizational structure• Building collaborative processes• Managing the environment
    35. Leading the Instructional Program + Technology• Develops professional learning communities to support school improvement• Provides resources to support differentiated instruction.• Ensure a consistent focus on student achievement• Implements strategies that support high standards of behaviour and attendance.• Commitment to equity of outcome and closing the achievement gap.
    36. Leading the Instructional Program + Technology• Develops professional learning communities to support school improvement• Provides resources to support differentiated instruction.• Ensure a consistent focus on student achievement• Implements strategies that support high standards of behaviour and attendance.• Commitment to equity of outcome and closing the achievement gap.
    37. Becoming a Tech-Enabled LeaderHow can you use technology to enhance your leadership influence? Discuss Discuss
    38. Developing PeopleTech-Enabled Leading the Instructional Program Leadership Setting Directions Developing the OrganizationDr. Camille Rutherford @crutherford http://www.drcamillerutherford.com/

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