Presentation on theme: "Central Administration Freshman Centre TL Team A Business Academy TL Team C TL Team B TL Technology TL Arts TL Culinary TL Travel TL Entrepreneurship."— Presentation transcript:
Central Administration Freshman Centre TL Team A Business Academy TL Team C TL Team B TL Technology TL Arts TL Culinary TL Travel TL Entrepreneurship Academy Principal Hospitality FAME Decentralized Leadership in a Talent Development High School
Career Academy/Small Learning Community 250 – 350 Students 16-20 Teachers Pathway 1 Career Focus 150-180 Students 8-10 Teachers Core Curriculum “Real World” Experiences Team Leader Goal: Common Prep. Period for majority of team with a team leader Pathway 2 Career Focus 150-180 Students 8-10 Teachers Core Curriculum “Real World” Experiences Team Leader Career Academy Pathways
Pathway/Teacher teams Consist of 8-10 teachers from various disciplines; generally two ELA, two Math, two Social Studies, Science, and teachers of elective courses Scheduling goal: have a majority of these teachers share a common planning period Work together to support 150-180 students who share a common career interest
What do teams of teachers do together? Work together with parents to help students. Identify students’ needs and address them. Leave your work at work. Support each other in the classroom. Reward students together. Plan together. Discuss and solve discipline problems yourselves. Share the same group of students.
Research Reports on the Extent of Typical Superior-Subordinate Misunderstanding 75% Match Areas of agreement between boss and subordinate Job as Employee sees it Job as Boss sees it 25% What the employee is paying attention to that the boss does not perceive to be important 25% What the boss expects the employees to pay attention to, but the employee does not perceive as important The Big Book of Business Games John Newstrom & Edward Scannell
Clarifying Roles, Responsibilities and Support Guiding Questions… 1) What are your expectations of an Academy Coordinator? Team leaders? Counselors? Members of a teacher team? 2) In what ways can an Administrator support Academy Coordinators? Team leaders? Counselors? Members of a teacher team?
Team roles and responsibilities vary from school to school based on local circumstances but the following roles generally exist in some form or fashion on every effective teacher team. The titles or names may vary but the responsibilities are consistent. Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
Team Leader –Responsible for mobilizing the adults on the team to move forward as a group and position themselves to be focused on the students on their team. –Responsible for the performance both academically and culturally of the students on the team they are assigned. Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
Co-Team Leader or Assistant Team Leader –Works with team leader to create agendas for team meetings –Chairs team meetings in absence of team leader –Produces a team newsletter –Coordinates and leads team/parent conferences Communicator ―Is responsible for all team communications with parents and students ―Maintains log of parent contacts in team notebook ―Communicates all schedule changes to parents and team teachers
Team Member Roles and Responsibilities Recorder –Maintains team notebook –Maintains and consistently updates team calendar –Arranges for and distributes all necessary forms and copies material the team will need –Provides academy coordinators, counselors, and team members with weekly summary notes of team meetings Activities Coordinator –Responsible for activities which build the leadership of individual students (and groups of students) within the specific team. This will include both in-school positive reinforcement and communication with parents, staff, and news media –Hallway decorations and academy theme
Team Member Roles and Responsibilities Data manager –Collects team data –Interprets data and shares data so everyone can understand its significance Encourager –“Catches” team members supporting students –Plans activities for teachers on the team to build collegiality, cohesion and trust –Recognizes teachers’ professional, personal and educational accomplishment –Thanks team members, school faculty, community partners, parents, etc for their support with team events or projects
Community Coordinator –Establishes and maintains contacts with community and business partners –Point person for developing ‘real-world’ experiences and opportunities for students Researcher –Researches topics of interest for teachers –Shares current research and best practices with team teachers –Share recent articles and publications related to team experiences or goals Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
Delegating Responsibilities on Teams Lateness Discipline Budget/Supplies Fundraising Instruction Tutoring Detention Celebrations Interventions and Supports Hallway Decorations Trips/Events Speakers/Assemblies Communication with parents Student leadership Student with special needs Record Keeping Collecting and sharing data