24 Jun A Day on – Principled, Change Agency Leadership for School Leadership Teams
A Day on – Principled, Change Agency Leadership for School Leadership Teams
Consultant’s Assignment: Part I – How do we make garden-variety decisions that are consistently principled, rationale, and effective in “fast and slow thinking” ways? What is Z-based decision making and the four-way test to ensure all considerations are entertained? What defines “difficult conversations,” and how do we make them go well? How can we scenario-test a school’s current conundrums and role-play the decision model: Part II – An examination of the change dynamic in schools, examining the strategic issues related to the teaching profession, why faculty and schools seem (either on occasion or too often) impervious to change, and new approaches to effecting and leading change by leaders. He will share various models of change agency, including those outlined by Dan Pink in The Science of Motivation, by Robert Kegan in Immunity to Change, and by Chip and Dan Heath in Switch: How To Change Things When Change Is Hard.
School’s Advance Assignment: Leadership team’s assessment of the ten most important and difficult changes the school
Consultant’s Deliverable: A day’s in-service training on making difficult decisions, applied the school’s agenda of upcoming difficult decisions.