Growing Personalized Learning Practices Series

FASA supports its members in a number of ways, including through hands-on training and professional development.  Through ongoing conversations and collaboration with their members, a few core areas have emerged where school and district leaders need targeted support as they lead their communities and strategize for SY’ 21-22.

Who Should Attend: Principals, Assistant Principals, Principal Supervisors and District-Level Administrators
Format: All sessions will be hosted on Zoom (9:00am-12:00pm, Eastern)
Registration Fee: 

  • Full Series for Members: $200
  • Full Series for Non-Members: $265
  • Single Sessions for Members: $65
  • Single Sessions for Non-Members: $85

Objectives:

  • Identify opportunities to grow personalized learning practices across your district
  • Develop ways to engage stakeholders and raise awareness on how personalized learning can address our biggest challenges
  • Connect and learn with other leaders and develop ideas to apply in your day-to-day work

 

Session Descriptions:
November 10, 2021
Enabling Leaders to Support Personalized Learning Practices District-Wide
 
Are you seeing personalized learning at individual schools or in a few classrooms? Join us to explore the fundamentals of personalized learning and ways to grow across an entire district. During this time we will review the Core 4 of personalized learning, provide tips for how to reflect on current practices and share ways PL can support learning recovery and build on current practices. 
 
Outcomes from session:
- What is personalized learning and why is it important
- Principles that inform systems-level change
- Overview of Core 4 of personalized learning
December 2, 2021
Prioritizing Personalized Learning and Ways for Leaders to Leverage Stakeholders
 
In this session we will discuss the importance of having a clear purpose that guides our actions. We will look at ways to reflect on the current state of instructional practices to highlight strengths and identify opportunities for growth. We will also look at ways to engage stakeholders and build strong relationships after a virtual/hybrid school year. 
 
Outcomes from session:
- Ways to develop a clear purpose that guides practice
- Self-reflection practices for schools
- How to build strong relationships with students, families and the community
January 13, 2022
Flexible Instructional Models and Design: How to make them, when to adapt them and ways to distribute authority
 
Having strong instructional models and instructional designs helps educators be flexible and meet the needs of students. This session will show ways to build skills that teachers have mastered and ways to leverage technology to create additional paths for learning and increase student engagement.  It is important to also build the skills to distribute authority to those closest to each decision. 
 
Outcomes from session:
- The different instructional models and designs
- How to integrate with current strategic priorities
- Ways to distribute authority on teams
February 17. 2022
Skill Up: Choose Your Own Adventure 
 
Join us to explore a topic of interest. Topics offered could include: collaboration and creativity, nurturing trust across teams, growing leaders, building empathy with stakeholders, building responsive roadmaps, student engagement, learning recovery,  reflection and goal setting. 
 
Outcomes from session:
- Ways to grow as leaders 
- How to apply what you have learned with your teams

CANCELLATION POLICY: 
Cancellations must be in writing before 5:00pm on Monday, November 1, 2021 to receive a refund for the full series, minus a $30 processing fee. For individual session refunds, cancellations must be received one week (7 days) prior to the scheduled event, minus a $30 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after Monday, November 1, 2021 or for "no-shows". Substitutions must be submitted in writing to bmarshall@fasa.net.

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