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New Administrators Institute for Assistant/Associate Principals and Deans
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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.

When: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: SAI Office
12199 Stratford Drive
Clive, Iowa  50325
United States
Contact: Amy Swanson

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The New Administrators Institutes will address topics relevant to each job-alike group, including but not limited to leadership for learning, critical dates and deadlines, how to establish a learning culture and must-know legal tips. Each session will include presentations by respected Iowa administrators and opportunities to network with colleagues.


8:30 a.m.
Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9 Welcome & Introductions (Grounding Activity)
9:20 Welcome on Behalf of the Area Education Agencies
Leadership-life Fit: Focus on Your Fit in the First 90 Days
Practitioner Panel: The First 90 Days What I Wish I Had Known
  1. How did you develop your relationship with your principal? How did you get clarity around your specific tasks, roles, and
  2. How did you develop relationships with staff--both classified and
    certified? What do you wish you had done differently, if anything?
  3. 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?
  4. What caught you most off guard in your first month or two--what did you not expect?
  5. If you could have one re-do from those first few months as a new AP or dean, what would it be?
  6. How did you navigate your leadership-life fit?
  7. What was your biggest celebration?
Licensure and Ethical Leadership
11:40 Lunch on site
12:10 p.m. School Administrators of Iowa ~ Linking Leadership and Learning
12:20 Roundtable Discussions: Tapping into the Expertise of Practicing
2:05 Top Ten Legal Lessons for the First 90 Days
2:40 SAI's Mentoring Program
2:50 Closing Comments & Feedback
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.