The Principal Induction Program at Stritch is an interactive series of workshops for principals and their mentors, designed to assist school site administrators with the skills and processes necessary to successfully lead their schools.
is open to principals and associate principals and is aligned with Wisconsin
Administrative Standards and PI 34 requirements of a trained mentor for Initial
of 100% of respondents of the 2010-11 end of program survey rated
the workshops seminars as excellent, very good or good with each of the
six workshops receiving an average rating of 7 or higher on an 8 point scale.
In addition, 100% of the respondents recommend this program to other
principals, new or veteran.
Principal Induction Program will provide:
presentations and interactions with experienced educational leaders
learning through problem-focused school improvement experiences
scheduled coaching support
training for mentors
for new principals and their mentors will be focused on applying critical
leadership components, including:
- Crucial Conversations and Conflict Resolution
and Data Analysis
will be taught coaching techniques, a highly effective form of professional development.
Effective mentoring can help set new goals, identify strategies and timeliness
for reaching those goals, and can help leaders identify and overcome barriers
in order to improve achievement for students at all levels.
Principal Induction Program will focus on improving the leadership
effectiveness of principals and mentors in three ways:
Mentors will learn specific techniques for coaching colleagues to improve
Practice: Principals will apply learning within their own environments
Principals will have an opportunity to work within small groups in which
participants have similar positions
will be facilitated by educational leaders and faculty from Cardinal
Stritch University and practicing administrators from area schools.
- Dec. 4, 2012
- Jan. 22. 2013
- Feb. 26, 2013
- April 9, 2013
workshop meets for five full Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
at Cardinal Stritch University's City Center, 1037 W. McKinley Ave.
workshop will feature a different leadership topic. Each afternoon will include
training for the mentors and application within small groups for the new site
Workshop and Course Requirements
will support a new school administrator in instructional change
administrators will apply best practices within the school organization
principals and mentors must register for program as a team
For more information about the program, contact Lisa Gies, director, at firstname.lastname@example.org (414) 410-4468 or Pang Xiong, operations assistant, at email@example.com (414) 410-4374.