Presentation on theme: "Focusing on Quality for Student Success EAB Approved Schools Conference November 18, 2010 Robert A. Pavlik Institute for the Transformation of Learning."— Presentation transcript:
Focusing on Quality for Student Success EAB Approved Schools Conference November 18, 2010 Robert A. Pavlik Institute for the Transformation of Learning Marquette University
ITL Mission To support exemplary education options that transform learning for children, while empowering families, particularly low-income families, to choose the best options for their children.
ITL Responsibilities for Quality Professional Development Center (1997) Wisconsin Charter School Resource Center (1997) School Design and Development Center (2000) Accreditation Support Center (2006) Accreditation Board (2006) New Schools Approval Board (2009)
Outcomes of Student Success Effects Consequences Results
Graduation Robe What is the meaning of the graduation robe?
Brain Functions for Student Success Flow ----- Downshifting Dopamine --------------------- Serotonin Diet Exercise Language and Thinking Images Environment
Our True Nature is... not to go where we merely belong, rather to go where we can become. Joel Barker
Phases of Teams Pseudo-community (Niceness reigns) Chaos (Emotional skeletons emerge) Emptiness (Time for quiet and trust) Real community (Deep, honest caring)
Conversations for Student Success Selecting a Theory of Change Values…Vision… Actions Fix…Help…Serve Vision…Information… Relationships Proceed until apprehended Changing the Nature of Conversations Concept Interview Community Conversation Method Kiva Clearing Session
Succession Planning... Reflecting on My Legacy Writing My Ethical Will www.ethicalwill.com Building a Board for the Future Implementing a Timeline