PC 105

Becoming a Learning Principal


When principals learn, teachers learn. According to Paul Manna, William &Mary, (2015) principals, through their actions, strongly shape the culture that inspires teachers to stay and can be powerful multipliers of effective teaching and leadership practices in schools. Participants will explore strategies principals use for becoming advocates for their own learning, building communities of learners in a cycle of continuous improvement, giving precise feedback and distributing leadership.In addition, they will explore the role of district leaders in building a learning agenda for principals and engaging them in a communityof learners. This session will bebased on the new Learning Forwardbook, Becoming Learning Principals by Kay Psencik and Fred Brown.