Rivercrest Elementary                 By Tabitha Williams                  Walden University Organizations, Innovation, an...
History of rivercrest•Founded in 1998 in Bartlett, TN•Located in the heart of a rapidly growingsuburban community•Built in...
Structure                            of                        rivercrest                        Principal Portia Tate    ...
Vision statement• All students will reach their full potential  academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.• All ...
The mission of Rivercrest
Leadership            Actions             during            Change*Communication:-School leaders sent home letters toparen...
Overcoming resistance     The rezoning committee displayed a proactive approach to the           anticipated resistance du...
Evaluation of the change        process  In previous years, SCS board members made all of the decisions  during a rezoning...
ConclusionBefore Rezoning                After Rezoning1,213 students                 816 students                        ...
ReferencesAnderson, D. L. (2010). Organization development: The process ofleading             Organizational change. Thous...
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  1. 1. Rivercrest Elementary By Tabitha Williams Walden University Organizations, Innovation, and Change EDUC 6105 October 21, 2011
  2. 2. History of rivercrest•Founded in 1998 in Bartlett, TN•Located in the heart of a rapidly growingsuburban community•Built initially to accommodate 800 students
  3. 3. Structure of rivercrest Principal Portia Tate Assistant Principal R. Gaylord (Pre-K-2) Assistant Principal T. Woods (3-5) Dr. K. Buck (Title 1 Coordinator)45 classroom teachers, 7 specialist teachers, 2 school counselors, 12 teacher assistants, and 5 office secretaries.
  4. 4. Vision statement• All students will reach their full potential academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.• All members of the school community will fully support and become involved in our school.• All members of the school community will encourage students to achieve their highest level of individual proficiency.• All members of the school community will increase understanding of individual differences.
  5. 5. The mission of Rivercrest
  6. 6. Leadership Actions during Change*Communication:-School leaders sent home letters toparents.-A website with rezoning information wascreated.-Rezoning Newsletters were created.*Parental Involvement:Parents were able to attend meetings toexpress concerns and ask questionsthroughout the process of change. Thesemeetings were held at least three timesduring this process.*Voting Process:Parents were allowed to vote on the
  7. 7. Overcoming resistance The rezoning committee displayed a proactive approach to the anticipated resistance during the change process. Administrators communicated with all members involved during the change.The rezoning committee allowed parents and other stakeholders to have a voice and opinion on how the rezoning process was going to be implemented.Everyone involved knew the reason for the change, understood the steps during the process, and executed the responsibilities that were given to them.
  8. 8. Evaluation of the change process In previous years, SCS board members made all of the decisions during a rezoning process. Teachers, parents, and other stakeholders didn’t have a voice and had to comply with the rezoning changes. Assistant Principal Tonjua Woods stated, “I wouldn’t have changed a thing during the rezoning process that took place at Rivercrest Elementary.” The rezoning change at Rivercrest was created and implemented with everyone involved.
  9. 9. ConclusionBefore Rezoning After Rezoning1,213 students 816 students Students now have more one on one attention with improving their academics.Utilized 8 outside portables All classrooms are in the building, which promotes a safer environment for the students.Teachers were just Teachers collaborate morecoworkers. and foster a family environment.
  10. 10. ReferencesAnderson, D. L. (2010). Organization development: The process ofleading Organizational change. Thousand Oaks, CA: SagePublications, Inc.Beach, L. R. (2006) Leadership and the art of change: A practicalguide to organizational transformation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication, Inc.Bligh, M. (Writer). (n.d). Sustaining Change. Podcast retrieved from http://sylvan.live.ecollege.com/

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