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2014 VERMONT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2014 Academy Flyer
 
AUGUST 5-7, 2014 AT THE KILLINGTON RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER
 
 
 
Professor Andy Hargreaves of Boston College will share ”what the next generation of teaching should look like” as set forth in his book Professional Capital (Hargreaves/Fullan), Tuesday, August 5th
 
Communication and the Skillful Leader of 2014 - Say it quick, make it stick, and make a difference! Practical communication skills for today’s school leaders. Thursday, August 7th Presenter: Christie Ward, The iMPACT Institute
 
Improving Your Professional Craft. Seven Professional Learning Strands for 2014
Wednesday, August 6 & Thursday, August 7 
 
Strand Choices:
 
Distributed Leadership-Creating a climate of shared purpose, respect, teamwork and collaboration. Presenters: Tom Sedore & members of the Leadership Team at Spaulding High School.
 
Who Are Our Learners? – Applying Brain Research to Student Learning Outcomes. Sustaining cultures of on-going learning based upon the principals of brain-based learning applied through 21st Century outcomes and skills. Presenters: Val Gardner & Bill Rich. In collaboration with the Vermont Higher Education Collaborative.

Improving Professional Teaching Practices Through Professional Collaboration –Electronic Teacher Portfolios -Keys to teacher evaluation and professional collaboration. Includes electronic platform through Google Docs. (Precursor to student PLP platform) Presenters: Andre Messier & the "A" Team from Lake Region Union High School.

Education Law-An Overview and Update for School Administrators-Legal issues facing Vermont administrators and how to avoid them? Presenters: Patti R. Page, Esq. & members of the legal team from Stitzel, Page, & Fletcher, P.C.

Safe & Secure Schools – A Balanced Approach- School safety from facilities to school safety planning to school climate. Presenter: Dennis Lewis, Edu-Safe, LLC – National school safety consultant

What We See is What We Get: How to Provide Feedback to Teachers to Support Implementation of Common Core Shifts- Tools for observing and evaluating school progress on the implementation of common core school standards. Presenter: Judy Carr, Center for Curriculum Renewal,  in collaboration with the VT Professional Learning Network.

An Administrator's Guide to Athletic Safety and Legal Issues-Information and planning session on schools’ responses to legal issues and current legislation on sports safety. Presenters: Bob Davis, Assistant Principal, North Country Union High School; Denise Alosa, ATC, South Burlington High School; Dr. Matt Gammons, VT Orthopedic Clinic

 
 2014 Leadership Academy Attendance Costs
 
Single Occupancy   $699 (includes Keynote, Academy Strands, Send Off Session, materials, all meals, & single occupancy room)
 
Double Occupancy  $599 (includes Keynote, Academy Strands, Send Off Session, materials, all meals, & double occupancy room)
 
Off-Site Condo         $525 (includes Keynote, Academy Strands, Send Off Session, materials, all meals,
                                                & One-Three person occupancy condo (not air-conditioned))
 
Commuter Rate         $450 (includes Keynote, Academy Strands, Send Off Session, material, all meals)
 

Keynote Address Only    $175 (includes Keynote, materials, break & lunch)
 
Sendoff Session Only       $99  (includes Sendoff Session & lunch)
 
 
 
 
 
                                          
 

 
 
 









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