Principals' Center to hold summer series for school leaders

Monday, June 17, 2013 5:50:00 PM

This summer, the Principals’ Center will hold a four-part professional development series for school administrators.

The Summer Breakfast Conversations series will take place from 8 a.m. –noon on June 25, June 26, July 17, and July 18 at Stritch’s City Center, 1037 W. McKinley Ave.

On Tuesday, June 25, join Dr. Nancy Stanford-Blair, professor of doctoral leadership studies at Stritch, for "Your Life is Your Message.” The session will focus on the multiple challenges faced in today's educational environment and how leaders can overcome these barriers.

On Wednesday, June 26, Dr. Hector Montenegro will present “Separate Silos or Engaging Systems: Transforming a School Culture from the Inside Out.” The session will focus on employing engaging and reflective strategies to transform fragmented educational systems into more effective ones.

On Wednesday, July 17, Dr. Tom Roy will discuss school reform in his session, “A Pessimistic View from the Past, An Optimistic View of the Future.”

On Thursday, July 18, Philip Chard will present “Realistic Optimism: Meeting the Challenges of Change During Trying Times,” which will focus on using positive intention and purpose-driven goals to drive change.

The program costs:
$75/person for a single session
$265/person for entire series registration
$255/person for entire series registration with a team of three or more

The series is open to all administrators of public, parochial, and private K -12 schools and districts, and graduate credit is available upon completion of requirements.

Please visit the Principals’ Center’s website for additional information or to register online.