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  • Mentoring Leaders Pres

    1. 1. Mentoring Leaders in school improvement Move somewhere new, if you’d like to meet someone new!
    2. 2. Portrait of a Leader <ul><li>Draw the head. Fold down. Pass to left. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw the body. Fold down. Pass to left. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw the legs and feet. </li></ul><ul><li>Fold down. Pass to the left. </li></ul><ul><li>Open the portrait of a leader! </li></ul>
    3. 3. Leadership defined … <ul><li>“ Leaders are the architects of individual and organizational improvement.” </li></ul>The Learning Leader . Douglas Reeves. (2006)
    4. 4. The Stuff of Leaders <ul><li>It’s about relationships : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Predisposition to trust and respect . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of interpersonal dynamics . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of one’s own behavioral strengths. </li></ul></ul>Cultivating Leadership in Schools: Connecting People, Purpose, and Practice . Gordon Donaldson, Jr. (2006)
    5. 5. Take a Moment <ul><li>As a leader, what strategies have you found to be most effective in building strong relationships? </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Stuff of Leaders <ul><li>It’s about challenges & successes : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding and articulating the challenges. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering interpersonal safety and authenticity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepting responsibility and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>expecting successes. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. The Stuff of Leaders <ul><li>It’s about the courage to act & learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The ambition to find a better way. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trusting in experiential knowledge. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active caring … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and not just of the warm and fuzzy type! </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Mentoring Leadership <ul><li>Research review … most research in this area looking at novice principal mentorship programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Read page 169-172. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the key components recommended in the article as they relate to the work that you do. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Leveled Mentorship <ul><li>Teachers mentoring student leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Site administrators mentoring school leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>District representatives mentoring site administrators. </li></ul><ul><li>External facilitators mentoring site leadership teams. </li></ul><ul><li>External facilitators mentoring district leadership teams. </li></ul>
    10. 10. The group is smarter than the individual. David Surowiecki, 2007 <ul><li>How does this quote fit the concept of mentoring leadership? </li></ul>
    11. 11. Mentoring Leadership <ul><li>Complementary Teams: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No single leader possesses the knowledge, skills, and talent to lead an organization successfully. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership resides in the relationships among people. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complementary Teams are made up of people with different skill sets (intelligences, abilities, characteristics) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Mentoring Leadership <ul><li>Build on Strengths: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on strengths rather than weaknesses. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complementary teams build on individual strengths. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for professional reflection and introspection. </li></ul></ul>Now, Discover Your Strengths . Buckingham & Clifton. (2001)
    13. 13. It goes without saying … <ul><li>It’s about </li></ul><ul><li>the kids! </li></ul>

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