Principal Supervisor Webinar Series Building a Culture of Learning in ...

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Principal Supervisor Webinar Series Building a Culture of Learning in Leadership Purpose Join us, along with principal supervisors from around the country, as we delve into the topic of building a culture of learning in leadership by engaging in a discussion about:   

Building relationships with principals based on trust and mutual accountability Developing awareness of the difference between leadership coaching and instructional coaching Addressing the tension between capacity building and accountability

Details 

Thursday, March 10, 4:00-5:00 PM EDT

To register:

We will benefit from guest experts (see full bios below): 

Dr. Richard Elmore, Gregory R. Anrig Research Professor of Educational Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Clay Hunter, Executive Director for Elementary Schools, Gwinnett County Public Schools

This webinar is offered free of charge to current district, state or charter leaders and system-level practitioners. Space is limited. (If you are not a current practitioner, you may be placed on a waiting list.)

About Us The NYC Leadership Academy is committed to improving outcomes nationwide, particularly for the most vulnerable students, through high-quality school leadership. Our work on principal supervision includes: 

Convening seven districts for our year-long Foundations of Principal Supervision professional development series

Working with Gwinnett County Public Schools to assess the current state of principal supervision across the district and provide principal supervisor training

Being selected by The Wallace Foundation to facilitate professional learning communities for its Principal Supervisor Initiative (PSI) and Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI) grantees

Developing an aspiring Network Support Leader (principal supervisor) program for Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Expert Guests Dr. Richard Elmore is the Gregory R. Anrig Professor of Educational Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. For the past fifteen years his research and clinical practice has concentrated on the improvement of instructional practice in schools and classrooms, and the development of organizational systems to support those improvements. His current work focuses on the fundamental re-design of learning environments, and the development of leaders and entrepreneurs to create and sustain those environments, all in light of dramatic changes in our understanding of the neuroscience of learning and the exponential growth of digital culture. He was founding faculty director of the Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program at Harvard and recently designed and taught an on-line course through Harvard X, Leaders of Learning, with an international enrollment of more than 60,000 learners.

Mr. Clay Hunter is an Executive Director of Elementary Schools for Gwinnett County Public Schools. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he graduated, cum laude, with a degree in International Studies. He received a Masters of Education degree in Social Science Education from the University of Georgia. Mr. Hunter taught social studies and served as an assistant principal and principal at elementary, middle and high schools. He then served as the Regional Executive Director of Schools in Atlanta Public Schools. Clay also served as a Deputy Network Chief in Chicago Public Schools before returning to Gwinnett. He is a recipient of the 2011 PTSA of Georgia Outstanding Principal of the Year Award. Mr. Hunter is a doctoral candidate at Clark Atlanta University.

Facilitated by Dr. Nancy Gutierrez, Ed.L.D., Vice President of District Leadership Support, NYC Leadership Academy. As VP for District Leadership Support, Nancy oversees all national services and programming related to building the capacity of current and aspiring district leaders. Nancy’s previous work and commitment to the empowerment of under-resourced communities came from experiencing the low expectations placed on the children in her disenfranchised Latino neighborhood. Already committed to social justice, Nancy returned to her home community to teach, later founding a new, small, autonomous school that remains the highest performing middle school in the district and a California Distinguished School. Nancy then accepted the opportunity to lead the lowest performing middle school in the district, located only two blocks from her childhood home. Nancy is a graduate of the inaugural cohort of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program and completed her doctoral capstone with the New York City Department of Education where she studied the school-to-central leadership transition.