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2016 LEADership Development Series

Covering the most critical areas in public charter school leadership (culture, building teams, strategy, leading yourself, and execution); certified executive coaches and former public charter school principals Dr. Thomas Miller and Geoff Gorski aim for these calls to be a strategic resource for you to make a difference in the lives of others.

Monday Mentorship Calls with Dr. Tom Miller

May 23, 2016: Not So Cruel Summer

May 16, 2016: No Clarity, No Progress

May 9, 2016: Get Skinny Strategically!

May 2, 2016: 5 Fixes to When Your Fruit is Rotten!

April 25, 2016: 6 Steps to Addressing Media Inquiries

April 18, 2016: Three Key Principles to Drive Your Board

April 11, 2016: You Cannot Get Anyone to Do Anything!: Putting Systems in Place

April 4, 2016: Leading Through Times of Change

March 28, 2016: Law of Explosive Growth

March 21, 2016: I Messed Up!!!

March 14, 2016: Maxwell Leadership Training Reflection

March 7, 2016: What would you do with an extra $100,000 in your budget?

February 29, 2016: Call to Action: Characteristics of Effective Charter Schools

February 22, 2016: Visit with Stephen Gay of East Wake Academy

February 15, 2016: Use Your Imagination

February 8, 2016: Learning from Failure

February 1, 2016: The Law of the Lid

January 25, 2016: Interview with Kelly Painter of Bradford Prep

January 18, 2016: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s 5 qualities of leadership

January 11, 2016: Interview with Walter Finnegan of Clover Garden School

January 4, 2016: 7 Habits of Highly Effective School Leaders

Thinking Partner Calls with Geoff Gorski

May 26, 2016: Retrospective on a Year of LEAD

May 19, 2016: Reflecting on You, Me, And We

May 12, 2016: Making Review Time Engaging 

May 5, 2016: How to Ge Kids to Tell the Truth

April 28, 2016: Building Your Staffing Plan 

April 21, 2016: Podcast Episode 3 Preview

April 14, 2016: Building Your Team of Teams

April 7. 2016: Leading Down Through the School

March 31, 2016: Leading Across Your School

March 3, 2016: High Impact Video Observation

February 25, 2016: A case study in PBIS

February 18, 2016: What is the right number of administrators for your school?

February 11, 2016: Introducing “The Principal’s Office Podcast”

February 4, 2016: Nonacademic data: What it tells you that academic data cannot

January 28, 2016: Choosing the right assessment data for the job.

January 21, 2016: Who looks at your data?

January 14, 2016: How to solve your most resistant teachers.

January 7, 2016: Do you speak Appreciation?

Archived Mentorship Calls

August 17, 2015: Three Ways to Be a Difference Maker

August 20, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Leadership Teams)

August 24, 2015: Building the Leadership Capacity of Your School

August 27, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (When a new hire falls through)

August 31, 2015: Success to Significance: PLAN AHEAD

September 3, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Coaching Management)

September 10, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (How To Use Your New Data)

September 14, 2015: Effective Teacher Feedback

September 17, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (School Culture and School Climate)

September 21, 2015: Good Questions Inform, Great Questions Transform

September 24, ,2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Daily Routines)

September 28, 2015: School Culture vs. School Climate (Part 1)

October 1, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Intentional Planning of the Physical School Structure)

October 5, 2015: The Eleven Subcultures of School Culture

October 8, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (The Spirit of the School!)

October 12, 2015: The Six Types of School Culture

October 15, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Teacher-Student Connection)

October 19, 2015: Leading with Vulnerability When Shifting a School Culture

October 22, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday featuring Mark Bailey (Maureen Joy Charter School)

October 27, 2015: Reveal the Invisible Patterns

October 29, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Regulatory Issues At Hand)

November 2, 2015: Building a School Culture Rewiring Team

November 5, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (3 Deep Cutting Questions for Your Culture)

November 9. 2015: You Cannot Lead Anyone if You Cannot Lead Yourself 

November 12, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Policy Writing Tips)

November 16, 2015: The Four Essential Types of Meetings

November 19, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (How Your Meetings Reflect Your School Culture)

November 23, 2015: Four Action Blockers to Eliminate!

November 30, 2015: Teacher Meetings: From CoBLABoration to Collaboration

December 3, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Exploring the levels of directness in your feedback)

December 7, 2015: Best hiring practices for charter schools

December 10, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Moving from feedback to action)

December 14, 2015: Seasons of Leadership

December 17, 2015: Thinking Partner Thursday (Thanks for the Feedback: how to mine for feedback from teachers)


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