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AA# 1696 Effective Intercultural Communication in a Globalizing World

Participants will:1) examine different aspects of their individual cultural identities (race, gender, nationality, linguistic affiliation, etc) and reflect on how these aspects affect their interactions with others; 2) be introduced to specific dimensions of cultural variability (individualism/collectivism, high – context/low-context, power distance, time orientation) and their effects on intercultural encounters; […]

AA #3828 Leading Positive School Culture: Prioritizing Self-Care, Staff Wellness, and Compassion Resilience

In the first component of this academy, school leaders will learn the importance of self-care while building their understanding of the role they play in creating a culture that supports staff wellness. School leaders will come to the course having completed the Professional Quality of Life Scale. Time will be […]

AA #1923 Establishing and Enhancing Good School Climate and Culture

Administrators will learn how to establish and enhance a 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 […]

AA #3670 Leading with Collective Efficacy: How to Empower Your Schools to Thrive

Participants will learn how to apply the work of John Hattie’s high impact strategies to improve school climate, foster relationships among all staff, increase the focus on learning and how to create a culture of sharing the learning load among staff. This session provides opportunities to implement collective efficacy at […]