Professional Learning Communities That Connect
Explicit Strategies to Improve Teacher Effectiveness
Instill a greater appreciation of how healthy learning communities contribute directly to student achievement.
Practice explicit strategies for engaging students, teachers, administrators and parents. This session includes exercises designed to liberate participants’ pent-up energy and passion, and provides a roadmap for mining the resources, best practices, and creativity of every individual through valuable takeaways. Research by Roland Barth, trust-building games, and timed group actitivies are combined in fast-paced environment that allows team-building that's in the moment and explores the gifts of colleagues that can transform your staff and school.
Julie Ganey has worked has performed and presented with Wavelength since 1989 and has taught theatre and improvisation throughout Chicago Public Schools, and at Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development. Julie is an arts educator for students of all ages through the Goodman Theatre, Lifeline Theatre, and Raven Theatre; has been a program creator and instructor for American Girl Place, and is a company member of 2nd Story, where she writes and performs original solo shows.
AUDIENCE: 20 - 200
RUNNING TIME: Keynote: 60-90 min. Workshops - from 60 min. to half and full day training sessions.
Create a Memorable Day of Professional Learning
Combine keynotes with interactive, hands-on workshops to reach staff goals. A sample training schedule:
8:30-9:30 Opening Keynote
9:45-10:45 1-3 concurrent breakouts
11:00- Noon Repeat breakouts
1:00-2:00 Repeat breakouts
2:00-3:00 Closing keynote
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