Presentation on theme: "The Principals Role in Systemic Change for Reading Commitment."— Presentation transcript:
The Principals Role in Systemic Change for Reading Commitment
Demonstrate Your Commitment to the Systemic Change in Reading Training Appoint someone to take your place at school on training days. Choose someone who can handle any emergency without you. Attend every meeting from beginning to end. Be a model for your team. Do not schedule other activities on training days.
The Principals Role in Systemic Change for Reading Collaboration
Collaborative Partner to the Shared Vision From your Systemic Change Process Cycle 1. Shared vision. Improve reading achievement for all students but especially for students with disabilities. 1. Shared vision. Improve reading achievement for all students but especially for students with disabilities.
Collaborative Partner of the Implementation Team Engage teachers, parents, and students in making the vision a reality Actively participate in the instructional change process Encourage everyone in making the vision a reality Promote and support the vision every day
Collaborative Partner of the Implementation Team Learn and understand the new methods of instructional strategies and interventions for reading that will impact all of your students, but especially those students with disabilities.
Support The Principals Role in Systemic Change for Reading
Support the Implementation Team Allocate uninterrupted time to meet Ensure all staff attend professional development activities Provide resources/materials for implementation Routinely visit classrooms to observe implementation Encourage collaborative conversation regarding new reading instructional methods, strategies, and techniques for student progress.
Create and Support Staff Collaborations Create collaborations between special education and general education staff that impact every students reading success. Allow time for all teachers to routinely meet to evaluate data and monitor student progress in reading. Develop data-driven decision meetings to meet the specific needs of every student. Work with your staff to solidify and praise these efforts.
Involve Your Staff and Parents in Supporting Your Systemic Change Actively involve your parents in the systemic change process. Keep them informed about their childrens progress and interventions used to increase specific reading skills. Make the data, data-driven decisions, and instructional strategies the basis of academic discussions and conferences centered around all students achievement in reading. Give them specific strategies to help their children at home.
Care The Principals Role in Systemic Change for Reading
Involve Your Students in Your Systemic Change Show the students you are interested in their reading skills. Be visible in the classrooms so the students feel your support. Make sure all students are receiving the support they need. Let the students know you, the staff, and their parents are helping them reach success in reading!
… effective instructional leaders do for teachers what effective teachers do for students! To make a difference in improving the reading achievement of all students…