AASA What Works: Supporting Principals in Preparing for Re-Entry - Shared screen with speaker view
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Welcome, Everyone! We are so pleased that you chose to spend an hour with AASA and this rock star team in exploring how Superintendents have built a culture that supports principals. We appreciate the support of the Wallace Foundation and their comprehensive research on school leadership. Please introduce yourself to one another --we have over 340 registrants today and would love to learn from you! Valerie Truesdale, sheltering in place in South Carolina.
Selena Morgan executive Director of Elementary Education for the Bridgeport Public Schools in CT.
Hans Klar, Clemson University
Karen Kapp, Greenville Co. Schools
Beverly Motet, Equity Leadership & Talent Development Office, Long Beach Unified
Lisa Eells, Bloomfield Public Schools, CT
Rosanne Field, Principal of Batcheller School in Winsted, CT
Edward Steinhauser, Assistant Principal LBUSD
Rosie Vojtek, Connecticut Association of Schools
Sal Minolfo, Director of Administration, Aiken County Public School District, South Carolina
Herminio Planas, Executive Director of Elementary Education and Mathematics, Bridgeport Public Schools.
Jade Gopie, Principal of Crosby High School, Waterbury Public Schools, CT
Katie Parente, Academic Dean, Brass City Charter School, Waterbury, CT
John Robinson, Bloomfield CT Public Schools
Hello Everyone! Glenn Pethel, Consultant, The Wallace Foundation. Former Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI) project manager for Gwinnett County Public Schools.
Barbara Silverio, Principal of Pearson School in Winsted, CT
Maureen Tiller, Principal of Fountain Inn High School, Greenville County Schools
Leslie Abbatiello, Principal of ACES Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, CT
Phil Piazza, North Haven CT Public Schools
Hello Everyone! Janice Epperson, Assistant Superintendent Waterbury Public Schools, Waterbury, CT
Suzanne Street Assistant Principal, Townsend Elementary School in Townsend Delaware
Brian Apperson, Principal of Lisbon Central School in Connecticut.
Kelly Enoch, Principal of Mile Creek Elementary School in Old Lyme, CT
Shanta Reynolds, Principal of St. Georges Technical High School, Middletown, DE
Rob Spino, Principal of Consolidated School, New Fairfield, CT
Joan Phillips, Principal of Salem School in Salem, CT
Sharon Fuller, CT Department of Education
Bryan Luizzi, Superintendent, New Canaan Public Schools, CT — Hope everyone is doing well!
Mark Schneider, Mid-Prairie Community School District, Iowa
Tom McMorran, Superintendent in Easton, Redding and Region 9 Conn.
Jill Johnson - Executive Director, Explorations Charter School - Winsted, CT
Jess Gregory, Southern Connecticut State University… but really from my house in Milford, CT
Maria Pirro Simmons, Superintendent, Unified School District #1, Connecticut.
Charlotte McDavid, Exec. Director of Academic Innovation and Technology - Greenville, SC
Beth Kyle, DeKalb County Schools - Atlanta, GA
Lavina Jones-Davis,, Executive Director of Elementary Schools, Wilmington, Delaware. Brandywine School District.
Ronald Hawkins, Principal @ Capital Prep Harbor Lower School (K-6), Bridgeport, CT
Hello Noreen Buckley Assistant Superintendent
Gina Eller - Highville Charter School (New Haven) Director of Academics PK- Gr. 4
Diane Agnes, Area Superintendent, columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio
Good Afternoon Everyone! Rachael Caggiano Principal Derby Public Schools
Hello all...Tom Grace, Assistant Principal, Ridgefield, CT
Anabelle Diaz, Principal, EC Goodwin Technical High School, CTECS in CT
Olcay Yavuz, SCSU, Ed Leadership Faculty
Lee Morgan - Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership - Sacred Heart University
Karen Falvey; Principal at Smith Elementary School, New Britain, CT
Bob Rader, executive director of the CT Association of Boards of Education
Joe Maselli. Bolton, CT
Michael Seroussi, Principal, RHAM Middle School, Region8, Hebron,CT
Joe Kobza, Acting Superintendent, Monroe, CT
Hi everyone! Dan Mello, principal of A.I. Prince Technical High School in Hartford, CT
Hello Everyone...Heather Verdi, Principal, USD#1
Good afternoon. Daniel Cambra, Principal, Unified School District #1, CT.
Good afternoon! Laura Foxx, Principal of Broad Brook Elementary in East Windsor CT.
Karla Sparks, Superintendent, Somerville, Texas
Hello, Peter Michelson Principal of a K-3 school in Torrington CT.
Marsha Talley, Assistant Superintendent Sequatchie County Schools, TN
Dena DeJulius, Principal, Coventry Public Schools, Connecticut
Laurie LeBouthillier- Principal of Emmett O'Brien Technical High School in Ansonia, CT
Janet Robinson, Superintendent, Stratford, CT
Good Afternoon Everyone! Bea Corrado, Principal Pitkin Elementary School, East Hartford, CT
Hi! I'm Alan Ingram Wallace Foundation principal pipeline consultant.
Good Afternoon, Sarah Harris, Principal of Vance Elementary School in New Britain
Dr Robert Murphy
Robert Murphy, Area Superintendent, Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio
Jamie Palladino, Principal, Ridgefield, CT
Good afternoon! Katie Blore, Principal, Farmington Public Schools in CT
Hello! Megan Mitchell-Hoefer, Assistant Superintendent- Elementary Greenville County Schools, SC. Proud of the work we are doing in our district.
Hello, Aimee Correa, Assistant Principal at Bullard-Havens Technical High School, CTECS in CT
Hello everyone! Tim Phelan, Principal, East Granby Middle School, East Granby, CT
Hi Everyone! Jen Olson, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Derby Public Schools in CT
Missy Bavaro-Grande, East Granby Public Schools, CT
Tyrone Elliott, Director of Academics/High School Principal The Bridge Academy, Bridgeport CT
Good afternoon, all, Mike Dunn, Principal of Granby Memorial High School, CT
Good afternoon. Zakia Parrish, Executive Director of Operations and Processes, Fairfield Public Schools, Fairfield, CT
Amie Cieminski, Assistant Principal, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Kelly Galullo Principal in Torrington, CT
Hello all! Lisa Carter, Interim Superintendent, Region 1 Schools, Falls Village, CT
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Hello and welcome! If you have a question for the panel, please drop it here in the chat box and we will pass it along.
Lots of educational leaders from all over the country! So glad you are all here to learn with us.
Thanks for offering this time @Valerie/Jackie/Alison/Jimmy
Hello all! Cynthia Williams, Assistant Principal, Greenville County Schools, SC. Proud of our wonderful district leaders!
This is an example of how important it is to have the Great example of how the Superintendent is leading and supporting this work and adapting as needed
Eric Hilversum, Principal, Windham Technical High School (CTECS), Willimantic, CT
Alejandro Ortiz, New Britain, CT Public Schools, how did you support our most disadvantaged students during this time? EL and SPED students
Communication to the principal is essential since they are the chief information officer for their schools. Parents look to them for answers. Great job GCS
Great examples Nerissa and Jay.
The specificity of these strategies is greatly appreciated. Love the discussion of how leadership has grown through the past few months
So glad to see that we are focusing on the care of our students but also the care of the principals....
question for principals--what do you wish you had in the way of support that you did not get?
Consistent messages from CDC, state and local health departments that impacted school decisions.
The leadership of these Principal Supervisors during the disruption of Covid19 is extraordinary. The constant communication, the support, resource sharing, and care demonstrates how adaptive and resilient we are as educators
That is a very good point!
I agree with Daniel Mello. Everything is so fluid with COVID infection levels that I have to create multiple plans and be ready to implement all at a moment's notice.
So much agree with Jackie. We're seeing extraordinary leadership in extraordinary times. We're seeing just how much leadership matters!
yes modeling is so important.
We realize how important it was for the department of CIA to work with the other departments to make the adaptations necessary to serve students in a virtual environment....Principal Supervisors were helping with the navigation of this work in collaboration with principals
Loved Dr. Royster's reference to our Clemson Tigers!
Well stated Jay
Jay and Scott you are providing so many examples of how high schools are complex and this shift created the need to recreate major milestones such as graduation.
What do principals and supervisors plan to do differently in the fall based on what they learned this year? And, if we go back to the brick and mortar schools in the fall, what, if anything, will they do differently, because of what we learned during the physical distance that worked too well not do keep doing?
Thanks Jill for question five!
I so appreciate the thoughtful questions and the superb execution of this webinar. I'm not surprised. Dr. Baker and Dr. Royster are great models of superintendent leadership. Obviously, we see how their influence is reflected in the responses from Jay, Nerissa, and Scott. Kudos to all and much thanks to Valerie and AASA for timely, relevant learning.
I agree Nerissa. The emotional supports for teachers, principals and students is something we must tend to--and we must definitely keep our focus on the issues around equity and access.
Is this recorded and wil it be sent---I apologize if you have addressed this
@Rosie Vojtek I plan to continue to support the mental, physical and emotional resources of my Principals.
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Thank you very much.
Fast fluid Flexible and factual Thank you !
Thank you very much!
Thank you, everyone.
Now that our students are coming back. Call them in and talk to them.
This was wonderful. I love that you truly took into consideration supporting principals through this very uncertain time. Thank you!