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New Administrators Institute for Assistant/Associate Principals and Deans - virtual learning
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Virtual learning. 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: Monday, July 27, 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Virtual learning
United States
Contact: Amy Swanson

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

  1. Cultivate a professional learning network;

  2. Identify strategies to focus your leadership-life fit in the first 90 days;

  3. Gain insight and tips from colleagues who recently finished their first year;

  4. Confirm alignment to and satisfaction of BoEE requirements;

  5. Access the expertise of practicing principals regarding designated topics; and

  6. Connect with SAI resources and support.


9 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions (cohort collaboration)

What’s most on your mind today?

Roark Horn, SAI
9:30 Welcome from the Area Education Agencies All AEA Chiefs
9:40 Leadership-life Fit
Dana Schon, SAI
10:20 BREAK

10:30 Modified Panel Discussion—The First 90 Days: What I Wish I had Known Assistant principals who have just completed 
their first year
11:20 Licensure, Ethical Leadership, and Legal Lessons

Joanne Tubbs & 

Greg Horstmann, BoEE 

Matt Carver, SAI

12:45 School Administrators of Iowa ~ Linking Leadership and Learning

Roark Horn & 

Dana Schon, SAI


Roundtable Discussions: Tapping into the Expertise of Practicing Principals
- Setting the Stage for Learning with Behavioral Expectations and Consequences
- Navigating Difficult Conversations
- Maximizing Classroom Observations and Evaluation

Lori Cooling, Mason City

Jen Lindaman, Ankeny 

Mark Timmerman, Indianola


SAI’s Mentoring Program
  - Mentoring Matters

Dana Schon & 

Amy Swanson, SAI


Closing Comments & Evaluation

Roark Horn, SAI
3 p.m. Adjourn  
























Registration fee: $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.

This event will be held virtually. We will send an email with log-in instructions and any resources the day before the event.