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Leadership in the Wilderness - Shared screen with speaker view
Becca Green
29:52
Hi everyone! Becca Green from Charlotte, NC here!
alyseeisenberg
29:54
Alyse Eisenberg - Dallas, TX
Sheri Brown
29:56
Sheri Brown from Rockville MD
Linna Ettinger
30:01
Linna Ettinger from Hebrew College, Newton, MA
Shariee Calderone
30:05
Shariee Calderone
Lorrie Applebey
30:10
Hello everyone! Lorrie Applebey, Har Zion ECC, River Forest, IL
Robin Cohen
30:11
Hi Everyone, I'm Robin Cohen from Fairfax, Virginia
Amelia Remy
30:13
Amelia Remy from Brookline, MA
Abby Aloni
30:15
Abby Aloni from Chicago - Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Liz
30:42
liz sherman from BJE wilmette IL
Nikki Robin
31:10
Hi Everyone - Nikki Robin, JCYS Highland Park and Buffalo Grove, IL
Glasser Preschool
31:19
Marci Sperling Flynn - Glasser Preschool Oak Park Illinois
Rachel Sherman
31:36
Ray Sherman JCYS Wicker Park, IL
Becca Green
37:04
expand our books in kids literacy centers to reflect more diverse cultures and people.
Sheri Brown
37:10
Making sure our materials reflect all cultures
Kathi Estill
37:16
Listen and empathize
Abby Aloni
37:26
examine our own biases
Jenna Turner- JUF
37:26
Continued learning- I enjoyed watching the Sesame Street CNN special
Lisa Plotkin
37:27
Explore my own bias in different circumstances. talk with others about it. challenge it.
Ellen Dietrick
37:33
Point out opportunities
alyseeisenberg
37:33
Curate resources and presenters for our community.
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
37:34
Re-examine our thoughts about curriculum, books & materials.
Amelia Remy
37:36
Educate ourselves and reflect on our own privilege, regardless of how uncomfortable it may make us
Sheri Brown
37:38
Talk about racism in class
Becca Green
37:42
have multiple colors in the art center labeled as “skin color”
Sheryl Seef
37:44
To think before we act - beyond our initial instinct
Rachel Sherman
37:52
educate ourselves to then educate our communities.
Jodi Jarvis
37:54
provide and participate in PD offerings that support diversity
Abby Aloni
38:06
Don’t think our children are to young to engage in these conversations
alyseeisenberg
38:08
Collaborate with others.
Robin Cohen
38:12
be open to having dialogues about these difficult issues
Sheila Purdin
38:20
listen
Shariee Calderone
38:21
Advocating for a wide range of voices to be part of our work and planning for the future
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
38:24
Risk having difficult conversations with our staff
shosh
39:00
Reaching out, asking questions how we can assist in real substinative ways
Sheri Brown
40:13
Thanks, Anna. Beautiful
Denise Moyes Schnur
40:23
Kol ha kavod Anna
Sasha Kopp
40:37
Beautiful Anna, thank you for your leadership
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
43:29
Thank you, Anna.
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
44:05
Thank you Anna for beginning the conversation
Jodi Jarvis
44:40
Thanks Anna - Great to hear from you "see" you!
Anna Hartman
46:13
-“In the beginning is the relationship.”
Anna Hartman
47:00
—You will welcome, nurture, be present, support, and love. That is what you do, #ParadigmShifters! From relationship, growth will come.
Anna Hartman
47:29
—Our work begins with the relationships, the basis of communication.
Becca Green
47:37
AMEN
alyseeisenberg
47:40
Thanks Adam!
Abby Aloni
47:43
Amen
Gittel Goodman
47:48
Amen!Thank you Adam. Wise and important thoughts.
Denise Moyes Schnur
47:50
Amazing Adam! Thank you
Anna Hartman
47:53
—Kol hakavod, Adam! And thank you!
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
47:54
Thank you Adam
Christina Amato
47:57
Todah Adam
Robin Cohen
48:38
Amen! I hung onto every word!
Anna Hartman
49:05
—Sasha introduces Sarah Garfinkel, Senior Strategist, West End Strategy Team
Anna Hartman
49:38
—Want to preface that you are all the experts.
Sasha Kopp
49:41
Yep!
Anna Hartman
49:45
—Communicating for change is never easy
Anna Hartman
49:54
—Methods and need for communicating is changing
Sasha Kopp
49:57
Also please feel free to put Questions in the Q+A at any point
Anna Hartman
50:16
—Crafting a message: the concept never changes. This is goals, audience, message.
Anna Hartman
51:14
—Components of a powerful message include head (substance), heart (emotion, story), and hand (the “ask,” the purpose). Making sure every message has these components incorporated.
Anna Hartman
51:46
—Goals: For example, identify what trying to achieve, building a message that will get you toward your goal. You are communicating for a reason!
Anna Hartman
52:10
—Audience. Who is your target audience? Parents? Staff? Broader community? Your communications change based on audience.
Anna Hartman
52:45
—No one size fits all communications strategy! Every team decides what to say, when to say it, and best means to communicate it.
Anna Hartman
52:59
—Be flexible—if your message not getting through. Change course!
Anna Hartman
54:04
—When to say something? Especially when things are unclear. If there is new info or a clear path or new standards you will need to meet, then share! Find opportunities for updates. Give ppl the info they need to make decisions for their families. You do know some things. Let people know.
Anna Hartman
55:25
—How to say it? Communicate clearly and quickly. SO that you can control the narrative. The telephone game is not what we want. NO ONE has all the answers now! You are not a car company, and therefore your words are not disingenuous (eg. Recent commercials). Talk about your community, what you know, represent your community open.
Anna Hartman
56:20
—Express empathy and compassion. Acknowledge the truths and avoid the dissemination of rumors. Direct people to resources. Be an expert where you can be. Describe your approach. Let people know there is hope, that there is a path forward. People want to know there is something happening.
Sasha Kopp
56:23
Any Questions? At this point? Put it in the Q+A
Anna Hartman
57:12
—Social media: Is a place for building community. For major updates. Anything you post can be easily shared—should be things you would be ok with anyone reading.
Anna Hartman
57:42
—Email not as public as social media, but do know that your sharing can be shared with others.
Anna Hartman
58:26
—Don’t assume that what you have put on your website has gotten to people that need to see it.
Anna Hartman
59:27
—Internal channels of communication: Want to demonstrate empathy, systems. Be careful in mass emails, since whatever you say can get out to others. Be transparent about processes even if you do not yet know final answers.
Anna Hartman
01:00:21
—Media inquiries (just in case): Making a media policy. Appoint a single spokesperson. Make sure you have systems in place just in case.
Ellen Dietrick
01:00:40
Drop your questions in!
Anna Hartman
01:01:49
—Communication that builds relationships. A place for people to see you as expert, someone who is warm, that sense of reassurance.
Anna Hartman
01:02:36
—Communicating with sincerity. DOn’t tell people you hope they are well—tell them this is hard time, tell your own struggles, tell them your door is open. Find ways to reach out personally and make clear that you are available.
Anna Hartman
01:03:17
—Volume. How much is too much? In a school, perhaps err on side of too much. Let ppl know when they can hear from you next.
Anna Hartman
01:03:34
—Less about how many emails per week, and more about something people can come to expect.
Anna Hartman
01:03:47
—Predictability.
Anna Hartman
01:04:14
—Best not to send messages Friday afternoon. 4pm weekday email can be wise. People read in the morning as well.
Anna Hartman
01:04:25
—Evening email?! Would never have guessed.
Anna Hartman
01:04:46
—Good grammar and sentence structure.
Anna Hartman
01:05:02
—Clear and succinct. Proofread.
Ellen Dietrick
01:06:06
Anyone have an example of a communication success they have had recently?
Anna Hartman
01:06:20
—Make sure people know there is process.
Ellen Dietrick
01:07:06
I did a 30 second video with our janitor cleaning the playground…in an instant it got a gazillion likes on Facebook. And every parent I have spoken with has mentioned it.
Anna Hartman
01:08:12
—Make the phone call! (That means using Mailchimp or other software to monitor who is reading what)
Ellen Dietrick
01:08:15
Robin- many emails say TL;DR at top and then do what you suggest
Ellen Dietrick
01:09:17
I use Mailchimp and you can link a table of contents at the top to do something like Robin describes
Anna Hartman
01:09:20
—Put most important thing at top of your email. Put in subject line. Bold.
Ellen Dietrick
01:09:48
Hannah- Your FB videos have been inspiring!
Ellen Dietrick
01:10:11
Tell us more about Instagram. What is it best for in this context?
Anna Hartman
01:10:12
—Facebook Live better than average videos.
Ellen Dietrick
01:10:47
Faye- Yes! Do you have topics or is it general?
Anna Hartman
01:10:48
—“Premier a Video” on Facebook.
Anna Hartman
01:11:44
—Instagram stories are watched more than regular Insta posts (so helpful!)
Ellen Dietrick
01:11:46
Any communication mistakes you have made or run into?
Anna Hartman
01:12:19
—Prioritize the medium where your audience is.
Anna Hartman
01:12:53
—Zoom meetings versus Zoom webinars—gives you face to face time. But a webinar has its merits to, good way to address your community in a controlled setting.
Anna Hartman
01:13:26
—Zoom meetings good way to communicate with your audience. Key is some good hosting to work on tech issues.
Jenna Turner- JUF
01:13:37
Are there any good tools or resources available to create a communication plan or calendar?
Anna Hartman
01:13:57
—Communicating process is key.
alyseeisenberg
01:14:13
Highlighting frequently asked questions
alyseeisenberg
01:14:56
All questions have value.
alyseeisenberg
01:16:34
Also, replacing the daily interaction with staff to staff.
Anna Hartman
01:16:52
—Giving people a visual. To demonstrate the process. (Love this idea!)
Anna Hartman
01:17:29
—Making sure people have avenues to communicate with you!
shosh
01:17:45
A daily email video certainly helpful-though not personalized
Anna Hartman
01:17:52
—Print out more things than used to if that would be helpful in this environment, in the absence of face to face interactions.
Anna Hartman
01:18:14
@Shosh, I suppose could be personalized! Just a little something to send out!
shosh
01:18:56
I agree esp if there are only 10 kids in a class
Robin Cohen
01:18:57
I'm curious about the idea of setting limits and boundaries on our communication with parents - (for our sanity and set-care as directors) do you believe that we should be setting our boundaries, and if so what should they look like and how do we communicate those.
Anna Hartman
01:19:13
—How to become a more effective communicator?
Anna Hartman
01:20:33
—Make sure all know need to be flexible.
Anna Hartman
01:23:18
—Question about who should be signing tough letters.
Anna Hartman
01:23:45
—Maybe transparent that there is a group decision making body
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
01:24:05
Crucial
Anna Hartman
01:24:09
—1. Communication is ________
Robin Cohen
01:24:10
1. Communication is transparency
alyseeisenberg
01:24:13
Make or break
Ellen Dietrick
01:24:21
Relationships are key
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
01:24:25
realtiona;
Anna Hartman
01:24:25
—2. Highlight that you will take away today?
Sheri Brown
01:24:25
keeps relationships strong
Lisa Plotkin
01:24:26
Communication is constant.
Carla Goldberg
01:24:33
sincere
Adam Lowy
01:24:36
listen
Shariee Calderone
01:24:41
honest
Abby Aloni
01:24:42
Have faith in your partnerships
Ellen Dietrick
01:24:42
It is ok if you don’t know…but be clear and direct and say what you do know
Rachel Sherman
01:24:46
a tool
Adam Lowy
01:24:49
observe
Jodi Jarvis
01:24:55
supports relationships
Anna Hartman
01:25:00
—What is a highlight you are taking with you??
Lois Madeson
01:25:04
inform about process even if you aren’t sure the end result. Use trust you have to continue relationship positively
Robin Cohen
01:25:05
2. As the summer begins I will be clear about when and how we will be communicating in order to set that expectation
Anna Hartman
01:25:11
—4pm emails!
Jenna Turner- JUF
01:25:14
Partner with someone/team to plan and proof
Liz
01:25:16
include the HEART
Lois Madeson
01:25:22
4pm emails
Abby Aloni
01:25:25
Listen and listen some more
Sheri Brown
01:25:28
All my efforts are worth it even if it seems that no one cares sometimes
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
01:25:33
Highlight: building relationships is based upon communication~process/transparency/consistent timing for emails
Anna Hartman
01:25:40
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: https://bit.ly/breakout613
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:17
June 15: Adapting to Change: Lessons from Agile programming, stories from everyday Americans, and more; with Bruce Feiler. In partnership with PJ Library.
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:32
jparadigm.org
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:50
https://www.facebook.com/events/256974162056441/
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:59
Race & Racism
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
01:27:06
!!!!!
Amy Bolotin
01:27:08
!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sheryl Seef
01:27:08
!!!!!!!1
Ellen Dietrick
01:27:09
Bruce is HUGE!!!!!!!!!!
Jenna Turner- JUF
01:27:09
woohoo!!!!!!
Becca Green
01:27:10
!!!!!!!
Abby Aloni
01:27:10
!!!!!!
Sheri Brown
01:27:10
!!!!!
Liz
01:27:13
!!!!!!
Ellen Dietrick
01:27:23
June 15: Adapting to Change: Lessons from Agile programming, stories from everyday Americans, and more; with Bruce Feiler. In partnership with PJ Library.
shosh
01:27:29
So so exciting
Amy Bolotin
01:27:30
I heart Bruce
Ellen Dietrick
01:27:35
I call it my bible
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
01:27:47
I'm with you, Ellen!
Ellen Dietrick
01:27:59
Now a tv show!!!!
Joel Zaas
01:28:00
what time is tomorrow’s webinar?
Amy Bolotin
01:28:04
I’m always with Ellen and Sarah :-) and Bruce
Ellen Dietrick
01:28:23
Race & racism is Tuesday (tomorrow) at 4pm eastern
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
01:28:24
Ha! Yay for the Bruce Fan Club :)
alyseeisenberg
01:28:53
Sounds amazing!
Anna Hartman
01:28:53
https://bit.ly/breakout613
Linna Ettinger
01:29:06
Thank you!!
Billy Dalwin Pre-School
01:29:26
So useful. Thank you!
Sarah Ruderman Wilensky
01:29:32
THANK YOU!