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The Use of Explicit Instruction to Intercept the COVID-19 Slide

When our students returned to school for the 20-21 school year, in brick and mortar or virtually, the academic, behavioral, and social emotional impacts of the extended school closures as a result of COVID-19 became increasingly evident, specifically with students that were already identified as at-risk, learning English as a second language, or have a disability. The term, known as the COVID-19 Slide, has been a focus of school leaders and how to address the slide has become a current priority. Join Liliana L. Salazar as she discusses the components of Explicit Instruction and how the use of this evidence-based model will intercept the COVID-19 Slide.

Getting the Right People on the Bus: Rules and Techniques to Assemble an All-Star Staff

It doesn’t matter how good your plans are. If you don’t have good people in place, the school won’t work. Hiring is probably the single most important factor in determining a school’s success or failure, but it remains a mystery or crapshoot for so many school leaders. Come join the founders of MESA Charter High School as they share how they made hiring their superpower and built an all-star team. Ideal for school leaders, talent leaders, and board members.

Deteriorating Financial Condition: Avoidance & Recovery

One of the quickest ways for a charter school to find themselves facing closure is to be labeled as having a deteriorating financial condition. If you find yourself already facing this situation, there is still hope! There are steps you can take to recover! Join us for a discussion on how to maintain healthy finances and how to write a recovery plan in order to keep your school headed in the right direction!

Workplace Fatigue: Preventing Burnout

In the midst of a pandemic, many of us are experiencing heightened senses of stress anxiety and trauma in both our personal and professional lives. The things that used to work may no longer be relevant. Many professionals are struggling to keep their heads above water as they are overwhelmed with mental fog and emotions.

We know that when staff are overwhelmed it can lead to high turnover and lack of productivity. This training looks to provide clarity. Clarity on what workplace fatigue is and how to get back to a place of satisfaction. Satisfaction in both your personal and professional lives. We are not simply educators and administrators. We are whole beings and as such we must deal with our entire selves.

Participants of this training will learn strategies that enhance compassion for self and others, all while increasing feelings of satisfaction.

Bias and Microaggressions in the Classroom

LEAD will explore the impacts of implicit biases, stereotypes, and microaggressions on BIPOC students, educators, and their communities. By the end of the webinar, participants will feel empowered to employ various means of allyship, including self-education, acknowledgment of privilege, use of microinterventions, and the development of cultural humility.