2011 Full Faculty Thursday


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Key messages for the start of the instructional year. Sending teachers off to make a difference.

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  • If it is to be, it is up to meStrategic Plan – Learning, Systems, Communication & Commitment
  • 2011 Full Faculty Thursday

    1. 1. Full Faculty<br />2011-2012<br />
    2. 2. AAS Mission <br />The Anglo-American School of Moscow empowers each student to<br /><ul><li>Respect self and others
    3. 3. Love learning, and
    4. 4. Contribute as a globally aware citizen </li></ul>in order to achieve individual academic and holistic excellence. <br />
    5. 5. AAS Vision<br />We inspire student learning through… <br /><ul><li>Adynamic and caring environment
    6. 6. Innovative and effective instructional strategies
    7. 7. Collaborative relationships
    8. 8. Current, relevant technologies ,and
    9. 9. Drawing upon the rich resources of our diverse community. </li></li></ul><li>AAS Core Values<br />AAS believes equally in the value of<br />Making decisions based on the students’ best interests; <br />Developing the whole child; <br />Supporting student success through community partnerships; <br />Delivering a challenging and inquiry-based curriculum in an engaging manner; <br />Reviewing curriculum via a reflective and dynamic process; <br />Respecting self and others; <br />Providing an emotionally and physically safe environment where people want to come each day; and <br />Providing students with an international perspective in order to prepare them for future challenges and contributions. <br />
    10. 10.
    11. 11.
    12. 12. four quadrants<br />
    13. 13.
    14. 14. What can’t you see?<br />
    15. 15. Systems Context<br />Decisions<br />
    16. 16. Decision Making<br />We will make decisions by consensus.<br /><ul><li>I believe that you understand my point of view.
    17. 17. I believe I understand your point of view.
    18. 18. I can and will live with this decision.
    19. 19. I will support this decision in public and private through my words and actions through implementation.</li></li></ul><li>
    20. 20. Build our norms<br />
    21. 21. Instructional Core<br />
    22. 22. Strategies<br />Learning<br />Systems<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />
    23. 23. Learning Strategy<br />We will develop our philosophical beliefs, systems and practices in order to support and empower each student to achieve individual, academic and holistic excellence. <br />
    24. 24. Systems Strategy<br />We will develop the means to align AAS processes and systems to each other and to our mission.<br />
    25. 25. Commitment & Communications Strategy<br />We will create the means necessary for the AAS community to understand and support our vision in the realization of our mission. <br />
    26. 26. Two Parallel Processes<br />Strategy Teams<br />One team for each strategy<br />One or more Administrators<br />One or more teachers<br />One or more other stakeholders<br />Meet quarterly<br />Guide operational implementation of the strategy<br />Measurement Team<br />Membership from core team and facilitation<br />Develop means by which we measure success in each strategy<br />Honor the work of the Core Strategic Planning Team<br />Serve as “Quality Assurance” of process and product.<br />
    27. 27. Change Theory<br />
    28. 28. Learning<br />Systems<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />
    29. 29. Learning<br />Systems<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />
    30. 30.
    31. 31. Learning<br />Systems<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />
    32. 32. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />
    33. 33. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />Division<br />Goals<br />Operational<br />Goals<br />Admin<br />Goals<br />
    34. 34. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />Division<br />Goals<br />Operational<br />Goals<br />Admin<br />Goals<br />Department<br />Or Team<br />Goals<br />Ad Hoc<br />Team<br />Goals<br />
    35. 35. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />Division<br />Goals<br />Operational<br />Goals<br />Admin<br />Goals<br />Department<br />Or Team<br />Goals<br />Ad Hoc<br />Team<br />Goals<br />Professional<br />Growth<br />Goals<br />
    36. 36. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />Professional<br />Growth<br />Goals<br />
    37. 37. Permission to Fail<br />