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A Great Place To Work!


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A Great Place To Work!

  1. 1. A GREAT PLACE TO WORK! Requites of a Learner
  2. 2. Creating a “Great Place to Work” <ul><li>Most talented teachers (top 20% are not evenly distributed across all America’s schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Signs are that it will become more unevenly distributed, not less. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Value Chain
  4. 4. Educational Version of the Value Chain
  5. 5. Assignment <ul><li>Take 3 minutes to write down all the characteristics that immediately come to mind when you hear the phrase “great place to work.” </li></ul><ul><li>Take 3 minutes to discuss these characteristics with a partner. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the ingredients of a culture that attracts and keeps the very best staffs? <ul><li>Positive, Encouraging, Competent Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>A Professional Work Culture </li></ul><ul><li>A Community of Professional Educators </li></ul>
  7. 7. Leadership <ul><li>The personal characteristics of a school or district leader is key to the school culture which makes it a “great place to work.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constructive Confrontation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Principal’s Role <ul><li>Serves as the conductor </li></ul><ul><li>Masters the whole score </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps players on the same page </li></ul><ul><li>The music of the group is student learning. </li></ul>
  9. 9. ISLLC STANDARD #1 <ul><li>A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of learning that is shared and supported by the school community. </li></ul>
  10. 10. A Professional Work Culture Assignment <ul><li>With a partner discuss the following questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To what degree are the hygiene factors attended to in your school’s district’s work environment? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To what degree is your school’s district’s work culture built around true motivators? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. A Community of Educators Assignment <ul><li>Create a non-linguistic representation of where your school is in the development of community. Share out with your table group. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss with your group what steps you could take to advance your school or district to the next level. </li></ul>