Educational Initiatives: Taking Your Staff from Stressed to Strategic

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Set teachers up for success by limiting the number of new educational initiatives. Allow for flexibility with what is being introduced and how it is being used. Provide teachers with adequate time and support for them to be successful. Click here to watch Chad’s vlog on this topic! Let’s Be Honest… Getting instructional or educational initiatives off the ground … Read More

Go Slow to Go Fast

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Common concerns involving district initiative implementation include initiative fatigue, lack of time, failure to communicate, and lack of results. Supporting teaching and learning requires a thoughtful planning stage followed by a thorough implementation process. To find success with district initiative implementation, go slow to see long-term results. One of the main barriers to student understanding and school transformation is … Read More

Still Not Sure How to Roll Out That New District Initiative?

Jeff GargasBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better

Still Not Sure how to Roll Out That New District Initiative_

Working on a new district initiative? One of the most common things we come across when talking with district administrators is the story of that last initiative that fell flat or blew up in their face. The truth is, rolling out a new district-wide initiative is not easy. It is complicated, stressful, and always presents the potential for push-back, frustration, … Read More