Re-Culturing a VisionWith Web 2.0 Technologies<br />Presenters:<br />Dr. Bradford G. Saron, District Administrator <br />S...
A funny thing happened on the way to the 21st Century . . .<br />Dynamic Drivers of Change <br />Time of Perpetual Whitewa...
The  Context Is Changing<br />The World,<br />Wisconsin,<br />and <br />Expectations of <br />Public Schools <br />Are Cha...
Comparative Income<br />Making Opportunity Affordable–Wisconsin, Planning Grant, October 2008 - September 2009<br />
10 Largest Districts-Elementary Schools<br />
Expectations of public education have changed.<br />From inputs to outputs<br />All children can learn<br />What children ...
21st Century Partnership<br />Global awareness <br />Financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy <br />Civi...
The Effective Leader<br />“The ability to communicate across the various constituencies of the organization (both internal...
Organizational Effectiveness<br />. . . depends on the relationships <br />between and among team members,<br />and the st...
School Board Governance<br />National School Board Association<br />Key Work of School Boards<br />http://www.nsba.org/Mai...
The Board’s Promise<br />
School Board Governance<br />  Vision<br />“Statements that identify the school district&apos;s future, intermediate, and ...
The Beginning<br />“We must educate our students well and equip them with the skills to change and grow as the world chang...
Web What?<br />Web 1.0<br />Software on the Computer<br />Singular<br />One Dimensional and Locked<br />Sit and Get<br />W...
20cashton24<br />In 2024, today’s one-year-olds will graduate from Cashton Public Schools. How will we equip them?<br />
Mindmeister Overview<br />
Put Conversations to Work<br />Contribute your thinking<br />Focus on what matters<br />Listen together for insights<br />...
Methodology and Design Principles<br />
Timeline<br />
Community Vision Team<br />What is emerging here?<br />If there was a single voice in the room, what would it be saying?<b...
Community Vision TeamDevelopment<br />Board Representative<br />Five Nominated Community Members<br />
Different Strategies for Different Stakeholders<br />Parents<br />Community<br />VIPs<br />Staff<br />Seniors<br />
Public Invitation<br />
Parent Invite<br />
Laissez-FaireNomination System<br />Each of the Community Vision Team Members personally invited five other community memb...
Important Questions<br />Capacity to talk and think deeply about critical issues facing our community, organization, state...
Engagement Workshops<br />Structure                        Cross Pollination<br />Record Keeping             Facilitator<b...
Our Common Experience</li></ul>Night 2<br /><ul><li>Kids are Changing
Our Common Future</li></li></ul><li>Information Collection<br />
Table Captains (CVT Members)<br />Deeper Understanding of the Process<br />Encourage Discussion<br />Record Comments<br />...
Conversations = Data<br />
Data Analysis<br />
Themeseekr<br />
Wordle<br />
Spicy Nodes<br />
How did the Vision Team Function?<br />Data Presented<br />Tools Provided<br />Conversation Facilitated<br />Trust in the ...
themes<br />patterns<br />elements<br />insights<br />trends<br />Recommendations<br />
Board Decision/Adoption<br />Vision<br />Purpose<br />Value Statements<br />
School Board Governance<br />National School Board Association<br />Key Work of School Boards<br />http://www.nsba.org/Mai...
District Seal<br />
District and School Goals<br />District<br />High School/Middle School<br />Elementary<br />
Fostering the Future<br />The Significance of Foresight<br />The Value of the Upshot (Forthcoming Projects?)<br />The Usef...
A Tale of Antonyms: Large/Small, Urban/Rural, Diverse/ Homogeneous <br />Web 2.0<br />Training Potential Board Members<br ...
Capzles<br />http://www.capzles.com/1a7192f4-d1fd-455d-ab9c-8a2ceb19a6bc<br />
Questions<br />
Contact Info<br />Brad- saronb@cashton.k12.wi.us<br />Deb- dgurke@wasb.org<br />
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  • Twenty years ago, when I moved to Minnesota, the per capita income of Wisconsin and Minnesota were separated by a few dollars. Today, the gap is $4000 and grows wider every year. The population of the two states is similar which means that Wisconsin is significantly poorer in relation to Minnesota.
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  • Re Culturing A Vision Wasb January Gurke Proofed

    1. 1. Re-Culturing a VisionWith Web 2.0 Technologies<br />Presenters:<br />Dr. Bradford G. Saron, District Administrator <br />School District of Cashton<br />Dr. Deb Gurke, Director of Board Governance,<br />WASB<br />
    2. 2. A funny thing happened on the way to the 21st Century . . .<br />Dynamic Drivers of Change <br />Time of Perpetual Whitewater<br />No Clear Solutions or Answers<br />
    3. 3. The Context Is Changing<br />The World,<br />Wisconsin,<br />and <br />Expectations of <br />Public Schools <br />Are Changing<br />NCLB<br />WKCE<br />
    4. 4. Comparative Income<br />Making Opportunity Affordable–Wisconsin, Planning Grant, October 2008 - September 2009<br />
    5. 5. 10 Largest Districts-Elementary Schools<br />
    6. 6. Expectations of public education have changed.<br />From inputs to outputs<br />All children can learn<br />What children need to learn<br />
    7. 7. 21st Century Partnership<br />Global awareness <br />Financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy <br />Civic literacy <br />Health literacy<br />
    8. 8. The Effective Leader<br />“The ability to communicate across the various constituencies of the organization (both internal and external) is the key to effective leadership.”Margaret Wheatley <br />
    9. 9. Organizational Effectiveness<br />. . . depends on the relationships <br />between and among team members,<br />and the staff,<br />and the community.<br />
    10. 10. School Board Governance<br />National School Board Association<br />Key Work of School Boards<br />http://www.nsba.org/MainMenu/Governance/KeyWork.aspx<br />
    11. 11. The Board’s Promise<br />
    12. 12. School Board Governance<br /> Vision<br />“Statements that identify the school district&apos;s future, intermediate, and short term goals, associated objectives, and supporting tasks.  Developing a shared vision for student achievement is the starting point for a school board and its community.” <br />-http://www.nsba.org/MainMenu/Governance/KeyWork.aspx<br />
    13. 13. The Beginning<br />“We must educate our students well and equip them with the skills to change and grow as the world changes and grows. We must educate them to compete locally, nationally, internationally, and virtually. The work of aiding the kids of the greater Cashton area to be globally and virtually competitive begins with a Plan.”<br />-Charge Presented to School District of Cashton’s Board of Education<br />
    14. 14. Web What?<br />Web 1.0<br />Software on the Computer<br />Singular<br />One Dimensional and Locked<br />Sit and Get<br />Web 2.0<br />Software accessed through the internet<br />Highly Collaborative<br />Very Malleable and Open Source<br />Entirely Interactive<br />
    15. 15. 20cashton24<br />In 2024, today’s one-year-olds will graduate from Cashton Public Schools. How will we equip them?<br />
    16. 16. Mindmeister Overview<br />
    17. 17. Put Conversations to Work<br />Contribute your thinking<br />Focus on what matters<br />Listen together for insights<br />Listen to understand<br />Speak your mind and heart<br />Have fun planning for our future!<br />Link and connect ideas<br />
    18. 18. Methodology and Design Principles<br />
    19. 19. Timeline<br />
    20. 20. Community Vision Team<br />What is emerging here?<br />If there was a single voice in the room, what would it be saying?<br />Do we notice any patterns and what do those patterns point to, or how do they inform us?<br />What do we now see and know as a result of these conversations? <br />
    21. 21. Community Vision TeamDevelopment<br />Board Representative<br />Five Nominated Community Members<br />
    22. 22. Different Strategies for Different Stakeholders<br />Parents<br />Community<br />VIPs<br />Staff<br />Seniors<br />
    23. 23. Public Invitation<br />
    24. 24. Parent Invite<br />
    25. 25. Laissez-FaireNomination System<br />Each of the Community Vision Team Members personally invited five other community members.<br />
    26. 26. Important Questions<br />Capacity to talk and think deeply about critical issues facing our community, organization, state, nation, and planet.<br />Access the collective purpose and wisdom needed to create innovating paths forward.<br />
    27. 27. Engagement Workshops<br />Structure Cross Pollination<br />Record Keeping Facilitator<br />Night 1<br /><ul><li>World is Changing
    28. 28. Our Common Experience</li></ul>Night 2<br /><ul><li>Kids are Changing
    29. 29. Our Common Future</li></li></ul><li>Information Collection<br />
    30. 30. Table Captains (CVT Members)<br />Deeper Understanding of the Process<br />Encourage Discussion<br />Record Comments<br />Guide Off-Topic Tangents<br />
    31. 31. Conversations = Data<br />
    32. 32. Data Analysis<br />
    33. 33. Themeseekr<br />
    34. 34. Wordle<br />
    35. 35. Spicy Nodes<br />
    36. 36. How did the Vision Team Function?<br />Data Presented<br />Tools Provided<br />Conversation Facilitated<br />Trust in the Process and in the Integrity of the Group. <br />
    37. 37. themes<br />patterns<br />elements<br />insights<br />trends<br />Recommendations<br />
    38. 38. Board Decision/Adoption<br />Vision<br />Purpose<br />Value Statements<br />
    39. 39. School Board Governance<br />National School Board Association<br />Key Work of School Boards<br />http://www.nsba.org/MainMenu/Governance/KeyWork.aspx<br />
    40. 40. District Seal<br />
    41. 41. District and School Goals<br />District<br />High School/Middle School<br />Elementary<br />
    42. 42. Fostering the Future<br />The Significance of Foresight<br />The Value of the Upshot (Forthcoming Projects?)<br />The Usefulness of Key Communicators<br />
    43. 43. A Tale of Antonyms: Large/Small, Urban/Rural, Diverse/ Homogeneous <br />Web 2.0<br />Training Potential Board Members<br />Re-Branding<br />Stakeholders<br />World Café <br />Incentive for Positive Feedback Cycles<br />Re-Culturing<br />
    44. 44. Capzles<br />http://www.capzles.com/1a7192f4-d1fd-455d-ab9c-8a2ceb19a6bc<br />
    45. 45. Questions<br />
    46. 46. Contact Info<br />Brad- saronb@cashton.k12.wi.us<br />Deb- dgurke@wasb.org<br />
    47. 47. List of Resources<br />www.mindmeister.com Graphic Organizer<br />www.knowledgeworks.com<br />www.theworldcafe.com<br />www.spicynodes.com Graphic Organizer<br />www.themeseekr.com Research Tool<br />www.wordle.com Graphic Representations<br />www.capzles.com File Sharing Tool<br />

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