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ERIC Number: ED461173
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 197
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Leadership Makes a Difference: A Series of Professional Development Workshops for Principals and School Leaders.
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.
This document is a series of three workshops for principals and school leaders using a Pacific region cultural context. Its goal is to promote diverse thinking and opinions that will lead to discussions that, in turn, will have a positive impact on student achievement. Workshop settings are based on the bai, a traditional house where people gather for business and community activities. Because the bai is split into two sides, it is an ideal setting for presenting the two sides of a debate or of an issue, and is thus conducive for discussion and reflection on the workshop content. Workshop themes are: (1) Leader as Learner; (2) Leader as Sensemaker; and (3) Leader as Change Agent. Workshops are organized under seven headings for ease in leading activities: title of session, main ideas, desired outcomes, estimated time, materials list, directions for the facilitator, suggested readings/resources, handouts, and video cue guide. Appendices contain an introduction to Dr. Bruce Matsui, facilitator tools, techniques to encourage and promote group processes, sample evaluation forms for workshops, and a list of additional resources including websites and literature. The content of this module serves as foundational information and is intended to be part of ongoing staff development for administrators. (RT)
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, 1099 Alakea Street, 25th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813 (video series with workbook, $95). Tel: 808-441-1300; Fax: 808-441-1385; e-mail:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.