Presentation on theme: "Assessing Where We AreCharting Where We Want To Go Principals Conference Local District 7 December 14, 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Assessing Where We AreCharting Where We Want To Go Principals Conference Local District 7 December 14, 2005
8 Forces for Leaders of Change Change Knowledge is: understanding an insight about the process of change and the key drivers that make for successful change in practice. Using this knowledge to bring about system change across the three levels of school and community and district and state.
8 Forces for Leaders of Change 1. Engaging Peoples Moral Purposes Committing to raise the bar and close the gap in student achievement 2. Building Capacity Whole schools, whole districts, and whole systems must increase their capacity as groups
8 Forces for Leaders of Change 3. Understanding the Change Process Establishing the condition for continuous improvement in order to persist and overcome inevitable barriers to reform. 4. Developing Cultures for Learning Developing a climate where people learn from each other within and across units, and turning good knowledge into action is essential.
8 Forces for Leaders of Change 5. Developing Cultures of Evaluation Cultures of evaluation serve external accountability as well as internal data processing purposes. They produce data on an ongoing basis that enables groups to use information for action planning as well as for external accounting. 6. Focusing on Leadership Change Knowing what kind of leadership is best for leading productive change. Leadership to be effective, must spread throughout the organization.
8 Forces for Leaders of Change 7. Fostering Coherence Making Achieving new patterns of coherence that enable people to focus more deeply on how strategies for effective learning interconnect. 8. Cultivating Trilevel Development Focusing on all three levels of the system and their interrelationships and giving people wider learning opportunities within these contexts as a route to changing the very contexts within which people work.
LEADERSHIP 8 Forces for Leaders of Change by: Michael Fullan, Claudia Cuttress, and Ann Kilcher Journal of Staff Development Fall 2005, Vol 26. No. 4 WWW.NSDC.ORG
Moral Purpose What does moral purpose mean to you? In your role as the instructional leader in your school, what is your role in making a difference in the school as a whole? What process do you use to engage educators, parents, community leaders as a whole in the moral purpose of reform?