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December 2016 
Announcing: The Leadership and Innovation Learning Exchange Series for 2016-17
 A series of four informative and engaging webinars
Wednesday, December 14 at 1:00 pm CST (2:00 pm EST, 11:00 am PST)
Vancouver Public Schools , WA 
Travis Campbell, Assistant Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer of
Leadership and Innovation: Learning From Leadership Teams

Energize your Leadership Team with insights from Travis Campbell, a leader at the school, district and state level.  Travis brings a unique perspective, innovative mindset, and a lot of fun and energy to building and nurturing high-functioning school leadership teams.
Join us for the webinar when CIL’s Maureen Mirabito interviews Travis, asking specific questions about guiding and supporting district and school leadership teams, what's hard, what's a must, and what you can start doing TODAY to make it happen in your school. 

Click here to register!
Ever wonder how an award-winning principal drives school improvement?  Virginian Andrew Davis, Loudon County’s Principal of the Year, describes how research guides his Leadership Team to focus on student learning. Listen as he describes how he has done this.
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 Are you searching for apps that support teaching and learning but don’t know where to start? We’ve got an answer for you. 
Edshelf is “A socially-curated discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.”   While we are not endorsing specific products, we are providing information organized by topic to facilitate your search. 

Visit Edshelf! When connected, scroll to the bottom to view all the collections organized by topic.
The school’s Leadership Team tackles schoolwide issues of curriculum, instruction, and professional development. Listen to a high school English teacher share her school’s approach applying reading strategies across the curriculum.  Then the Social Studies teacher on the Leadership Team describes how the strategy was applied in his classroom.  Click this link, select #8 in the left-hand column “What To Communicate” and listen to parts #8 and #9.
These clips are part of Indicators in Action, a video-based professional development tool supporting exceptional leadership, great instruction, and strong school communities. Explore the tool to find inspiration for your school improvement work.
How does a Leadership Team (LT) lead its K-12 district out of Academic Distress and on the road to academic success? Read to find out how this LT in Augusta, Arkansas, did just that!
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