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April 2021

AA#1129 Administrators’ Academy: Effective Communication Skills & Public Relations Strategies for Success in Educational Leadership

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

  This is for everyone who wants public relations success. This academy will cover essential skills and strategies needed to build relationships and partnerships with stakeholders both in the district and in the community. The program will include communication style development, refinement of the oral and written word, dealing with the media, and networking. Self-assessment of the participant’s existing communication style will be a springboard into the development of a plan for improvement. Referendum strategies will be discussed that interface…

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May 2021

AA#1865 Administrators’ Academy: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

  This course qualifies for the Principal Evaluator Professional Practice RETRAINING and INITIAL Requirements. ** Full initial and retraining also requires AA #3000 The academy focuses on a high rate of interrater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, the participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate the principals. Participants will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant…

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AA#1923 Administrators’ Academy: Establishing and Enhancing Good School Climate and Culture

May 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

Administrators will learn how to establish and enhance good school climate and culture. The development of stakeholder/leader relationships will be studied. Administrator’s roles will be defined and participants will practice and be prepared to implement important strategies. Participants’ climate/culture as it relates to academies will be pre and post assessed modeling the improvement they can expect in the field. Upon the conclusion of the academy, all administrators will leave with excitement and drive to deliver the model effectively. This workshop…

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AA#2000 IL Performance Evaluation-Initial-Principal Evaluation Training for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators

May 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$436.29

This 2-day course will cover all aspects of principal evaluations, including professional practice and student growth data. AA #2000 requires pre-work to be completed prior to the first day the course meets. Participants must attend both days of the course and complete the required Application and Dissemination for each day to receive credit for AA #2000. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, and Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Both sessions are mandatory. The "pre-work" assignments will be sent electronically 7-10 days before the…

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June 2021

AA#2001 Illinois Performance Evaluation – Teacher Evaluation Training

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$436.29

This two-day academy is designed for individuals who are seeking initial training qualification for teacher evaluation. This academy aligns to be competencies for Part 50, Section 50.420 (a-b). Thursday, June 3, 2021, and Thursday, June 10, 2021. Both sessions are mandatory. In order to be successful in this academy, you must have a strong understanding of the Danielson Framework. The "pre-work" assignments will be sent electronically 7-10 days before the session begins. If the pre-work is not complete before the first…

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AA#2000 IL Performance Evaluation-Initial-Principal Evaluation Training for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluator

June 8 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$436.29

This 2-day course will cover all aspects of principal evaluations, including professional practice and student growth data. AA #2000 requires pre-work to be completed prior to the first day the course meets. Participants must attend both days of the course and complete the required Application and Dissemination for each day to receive credit for AA #2000. Tuesday, June 8, 2021, and Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Both sessions are mandatory. The "pre-work" assignments will be sent electronically 7-10 days before the…

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AA#1865 Administrators’ Academy: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluator

June 8 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

This course qualifies for the Principal Evaluator Professional Practice RETRAINING and INITIAL Requirements. ** Full initial and retraining also requires AA #3000 The academy focuses on a high rate of interrater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, the participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate the principals. Participants will use data collected from the case studies and compare the data to best practices for evaluating principals and assistant principals.…

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AA#881 School Finance Made Easy for Every Administrator

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

This academy will benefit all administrators with an "easy to understand" format that develops and manages budgets at their administrative level. The decentralization of finance along with site-based fiscal management will be covered. The dissemination component will be completed during the session and participants will develop a budget and show mastery of the fiscal concepts that they will implement in their role. This workshop will be delivered virtually via (Zoom). The link for connection will be sent via email Presenter:…

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AA#1118 The Law as it Relates to Teacher Rights, liability & Litigation: Understanding Remediation and Dismissal

June 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$208.59

This Administrators' Academy course gives essential legal information as it applies to the instructional program, religion in public schools, and student rights and shows how these areas articulate with teacher liability. A special component of the academy will be addressing the rights, employment, retention, and dismissal of teachers. Time will be devoted to how administrators can proactively take steps to avoid legal pitfalls in their roles. Role-playing “court in action” will help to master the concepts of the academy and…

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