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New Administrators Institute for Elementary Principals
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The institute will provide new administrators the opportunity not only for learning focused on getting a solid start but also for developing their professional network.

7/24/2018
When: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: SAI Office
12199 Stratford Drive
Clive, Iowa  50325
United States
Contact: Amy Swanson
515-267-1115


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Creating Capacity: The First 90 Days

Intended Outcomes:  Through participation in this institute, you will…

  1. Cultivate a professional learning network;

  2. Identify strategies to develop a desired leadership-life fit;

  3. Access the expertise of practicing principals with your questions;

  4. Ensure your licensure and your leadership practice are in alignment with the BoEE rules and regulations and the law;

  5. Connect with School Administrators of Iowa resources and supports;

  6. Learn tips, tools, and strategies for a successful first day and beyond; and

  7. Engage in discussions to surface organizational strategies and tactics and ideas for impactful evaluation.

 

9 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions (Grounding Activity)

What questions are most on your mind today?

PADLET

Roark Horn, SAI

9:25

Welcome on behalf of our Area Education Agencies



Tom Lane,

AEA executive director

9:35

Leadership-life Fit: Put Routines in Place

Dana Schon, SAI

10

BREAK


10:10

Modified Panel Discussion: The First 90 Days What I Wish I Had Known

  1. What was your greatest celebration or success during your first few months on the job? What do you remember feeling especially good about?

  2. Tell us about your first faculty meeting. What were your key agenda items? What did you learn and how will it look different this year?

  3. How did you develop relationships with staff—both classified and certified? What do you wish you had done differently, if anything?

  4. How did you connect with parents and the community? How did you involve/engage parents from the start? What do you wish you had done differently?

  5. What caught you most off guard in your first month or two—what did you not expect?

  6. How did you begin to develop a shared vision for teaching and learning?

  7. If you could have one re-do from those first few months as a new principal, what would it be?

Iowa elementary principals

11:10

Licensure and Ethical Leadership

Joanne Tubbs, Greg Horstmann & Ann Lebo, BoEE

12 p.m.

LUNCH on site

12:30

School Administrators of Iowa ~ Linking Leadership and Learning

Dana Schon & Roark Horn, SAI

12:45

Ready to Launch--Tips and Tools for Day 1 and Beyond

(Jigsaw)

Dana Schon

1:30

Roundtable Discussions:(35 min/each – includes 3-minute transition)


*Organizational Strategies and Tactics

Gayle Allensworth, Red Oak


*Preparing for Impactful Classroom Observations and Evaluations

Tara Owen, Ankeny

2:45

SAI’s Mentoring Program

Enrollment

Mentoring Matters - past issues

Dana Schon &

Amy Swanson, SAI

2:55

Closing Comments & Evaluation

http://bit.ly/newelem2018

Roark Horn &

Dana Schon, SAI

3 p.m.

Adjourn

Attire: Business Casual

Registration fee: (includes continental breakfast and lunch) $110.

Cancellation: Notification must be received three business days prior to the workshop for a refund of the registration fees. Contact us here or call 515-267-1115 to let us know if you're unable to attend.