Hanover Research K-12 Resource Management Webinar Series

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An important consideration for K-12 administrators is the effective use of limited resources and the communication of this effective use to key stakeholders. Designed to provide support to a variety of administrator roles, Hanover Research’s complimentary webinar series presents research on selected resource management strategies. Through an era of tight budgets and limited resources, this webinar series will empower administrators to effectively manage resources to balance educational attainment goals with budgetary concerns.

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Hanover Research K-12 Resource Management Webinar Series

  1. 1. Custom CompetitiveMonitoring ServicesK-12 Resource Management SeriesDistrict Administration PracticeResearch Without Limits™P 202.559.0050E info@hanoverresearch.com www.hanoverresearch.comAn important consideration for K-12 administrators is the effective use of limitedresources and the communication of this effective use to key stakeholders. Designed toprovide support to a variety of administrator roles, Hanover Research’s complimentarywebinar series presents research on selected resource management strategies. Throughan era of tight budgets and limited resources, this webinar series will empoweradministrators to effectively manage resources to balance educational attainment goalswith budgetary concerns.
  2. 2. Custom CompetitiveMonitoring ServicesWebinar Segments1. Strategies for Effective K-12 Leadership – July 17th, 20132. Strategies to Recruit and Retain Top Talent – Date TBA3. Findings from Program Evaluation Research and Other Innovative Practices - Date TBA4. Operational Efficiency Strategies in Elementary and Secondary Education - Date TBA5. How to Successfully Integrate Technology In Elementary and Secondary Schools - Date TBA1. Strategies for Effective K-12 LeadershipDate: Wednesday, July 17thTime: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDTThis Hanover Research webinar will present best practice research on effective K-12 leadershipframeworks, leadership development programs, and evaluation tools used to guide thetransition and development of leaders from the role of principal to central office administrator topotentially superintendent. Focusing on evaluation frameworks for senior districtadministrators, the webinar will specifically cover topics such as succession management andplanning, education leadership development programs, peer-to-peer professional development,leadership evaluations including 360° evaluations, and a review of successful practices atdistricts throughout the U.S.What youll learn: Research on the value of developing leaders through programs such as principal andsuperintendent preparation programs Research- driven components of internal and external professional developmentopportunities Successful evaluation frameworks including the use of performance standards, formative andsummative evaluations, self-assessments, and goal setting Strategies, programs and best practices shared by Dr. Glenn Pethel, a leading researcher onthe topic and Hanover Research partner How a school board views and critiques a successful central officer leaderFeatured Speaker:P 202.559.0050E info@hanoverresearch.com www.hanoverresearch.comK-12RRESOURCEMANAGEMENTWEBINARSERIESDr. Glenn PethelExecutive Director of Leadership Development,Gwinnett County Public SchoolsDr. Pethel serves as the Executive Director of Leadership Development for Gwinnett CountyPublic Schools, the largest school district in Georgia with more than 162,000 students. In thisrole, Dr. Pethel directs the activities of the Quality-Plus Leader Academy for Gwinnett CountyPublic Schools and The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative with Gwinnett CountyPublic Schools. The Quality-Plus Leader Academy’s programs include the Aspiring PrincipalProgram, Aspiring Leader Program, District Leader Program, Just-in-Time Training for schoolleaders, the Leader Mentor Program, and the district’s annual Summer Leadership Conference.Glenn also wrote and directed a successful school leadership grant with The Broad Foundation.He coordinates the Race to the Top initiative for the school district, including all work related toteacher and leader evaluation.To register, go to:http://bit.ly/DAPWebinar1Webinar registrants will receive a recording of a webinar along with a post-webinar briefsummarizing key discussion points.
  3. 3. Custom CompetitiveMonitoring Services2. Strategies to Recruit and Retain Top TalentDate: TBAStaffing your district with top talent is a key concern for district administrators. Your district’shuman capital is a powerful tool in classroom success and the operational success of yourdistrict. As such, the following Hanover Research webinar provides research on strategies torecruit and retain top talent in your district and to leadership roles within your district. Thiswebinar will specifically focus on recruiting programs and policies, induction programs, andretention programs designed especially for newly-hired employees. The goal of this webinar issupport the need for districts to have a strategic plan to ensure that the district is able to bothrecruit and retain top talent.What you’ll learn:Best practices research on the following topics: Recruiting programs and policies Induction programs Retention programs designed especially for newly-hired employees Case studies presented by practitionersIf you are interested in attending this webinar, e-mail info@hanoverresearch.com to beplaced on the mailing list when the webinar date becomes available.3. Findings from Program Evaluation Research and Other InnovativePracticesDate: TBAPresenting information on Hanover Research’s extensive program evaluation research, thefollowing webinar highlights select program evaluation studies to demonstrate researchfindings as well as illuminate the value in conducting evaluative research on programs.Focusing on program evaluations of specialized programs, programs for specific populations ofstudents (e.g. low-income, gifted, special education, summer school students), instructionalprograms such as Read 180, and teacher evaluations, this webinar aims to inform participantsof key research-based findings on topics of importance to district administrators. Informationpresented includes impacts on educational attainment and cost considerations.What you’ll learn: Key findings from Hanover Research program evaluations Trends in program evaluation findings Determining value in programs to justify the costs Case studies of lessons learned from the program evaluations in partner districtsIf you are interested in attending this webinar, e-mail info@hanoverresearch.com to beplaced on the mailing list when the webinar date becomes available.P 202.559.0050E info@hanoverresearch.com www.hanoverresearch.comK-12RRESOURCEMANAGEMENTWEBINARSERIES
  4. 4. Custom CompetitiveMonitoring Services4. Operational Efficiency Strategies in Elementary and Secondary EducationDate: TBASharing information on proven market research in operational efficiency, this HanoverResearch webinar provides research to district administrators on operational issues such asevaluations of customized programs and proven research methodologies and approaches tobudget allocations, scheduling choices, and organizational structures. The goal of this webinaris to enable participants to make more informed, research-based decisions on issues that relateto operational efficiency. The information presented in this webinar draws on respected peer-reviewed journals as well as Hanover Research’s extensive customized market research.What you’ll learn: Implementing customized programs How to determine budget allocations Scheduling choices including block scheduling, class size overload, and capacity calculations Organizational structures such as school consolidation and departmentalization Case studies of the use of specific strategies at partner districts Lessons learned from the implementation of these strategiesIf you are interested in attending this webinar, e-mail info@hanoverresearch.com to beplaced on the mailing list when the webinar date becomes available.5. How to Successfully Integrate Technology in Elementary and SecondarySchoolsDate: TBAWhile information on the newest technological innovations in education is abundant, thisbarrage of information often leaves districts unsure of the academic benefits and financialimplications of the adaption of certain technological tools. This webinar will provideinformation on the determination of cost-effective technologies, using technology to reducecosts in the district, and using technology to support key academic initiatives such as theCommon Core. This webinar discusses these topics through the lens of the importance ofmanaging key district resources while implementing new technology.What you’ll learn: Determining cost- effective technologies Using technology to reduce costs Case studies of the use of specific technologies in partner districts Lessons learned from the implementation of specific technologiesIf you are interested in attending this webinar, e-mail info@hanoverresearch.com to beplaced on the mailing list when the webinar date becomes available.P 202.559.0050E info@hanoverresearch.com www.hanoverresearch.comK-12RRESOURCEMANAGEMENTWEBINARSERIES

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