2021-2022 Leadership Series ( 5 SESSIONS)

Sept. 2021 - Apr. 2022
Location: At Your Desk

This registration is for 5 Sessions ($399) ONLY. Click on a session below for single session ($99) registration.

Registration is now open for our virtual 2021-2022 Leadership Series.  We understand how crucial it is that managers, supervisors, and administrators have the tools necessary to navigate these unique times and support student success.  

This interactive seven-part webinar enables managers, supervisors and administrators to build and refine the skills needed to lead teams more effectively. Join trainer Barbara Ginsberg as she provides practical information and insights with a common-sense approach.

Session 1: September 16, 2021 | 9:00-11:15 a.m.(COMPLETED)

Communicating with Difficult People and Influencing Change

As administrators and supervisors, we often encounter individuals we find to be very difficult to communicate with due to their abrasiveness, unwillingness to listen, or negative attitudes.  Or sometimes we find ourselves in positions where we have to communicate negative information to people, such as a substandard performance evaluation or a disciplinary document.  Learn tips for improving your essential communication skills; learn how to identify the “filters” that interfere with effective communication; and most importantly, learn how to best use communication as a tool to influence change in employee behavior or performance.

Session 2: October 21, 2021 | 9:00-11:15 a.m. (COMPLETED)

Managing and Addressing Conflicts between Employees in the Workplace

In order to maintain a cooperative and harmonious work environment, administrators and supervisors must be able to quickly and effectively address conflicts that occur between employees in the workplace.  Gain a greater understanding of the common catalysts that lead to conflict, your obligations to take action, as well as specific, appropriate protocols for diffusing, mediating, and resolving workplace conflicts. Implementing these tools in the workplace will help you to provide a better environment for all employees — one in which employees can focus on accomplishing the business of the district.

Session 3: November 18, 2021 | 9:00-11:15 a.m.(COMPLETED)

Effective Evaluations and Evaluation Meetings

Influencing an employee to change their substandard performance starts with an effective evaluation and collaborative meeting designed to help the employee self-assess and obtain a roadmap to success.  Explore common problems with evaluations, procedural requirements for conducting observations and preparing documentation, as well as tips for planning and conducting evaluation conferences

Session 4: January 20, 2022 | 9:00-11:15 a.m.  

Preparing, Delivering, and Monitoring Employee Improvement Plans

An effective Improvement Plan is akin to giving a substandard employee a roadmap to future success.  Thus, it is important to not only know how to write an effective Improvement Plan, but how to deliver it to the employee in a meaningful way.  Learn about the elements of a good Improvement Plan (whether for classified or certificated employees), the format, techniques for delivery in a manner that will best influence change in the employee, and the keys to successful follow-up and monitoring.

Session 5: February 17, 2022 | 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Team Building Tips That Will Help You Transform Your Department or School Site

Supervisors and administrators in every department/school site often struggle with how to build an effective team that is capable of working together efficiently and effectively.  Learn tips for creating and maintaining work teams that trust each other, are empowered to perform high quality work with minimal supervision, and are focused on getting the business of the District done.

Session 6: March 17, 2022 | 9:00-11:15 a.m.

From Supervisor to Leader: Infusing the Practice of Civility in the Workplace, and Building & Repairing Relationships of Trust

Making the transition from supervisor to leader can often be overwhelming, therefore managing the work environment is key.  We will review some of the essential responsibilities and traits of leadership, provide tips for infusing the practice of civility in the workplace, and strategies for both building and repairing relationships of trust.

Session 7: April 28, 2022 | 9:00-11:15 a.m.

Troubleshooting Leadership:  How to Lead Challenging People and How to Lead in Challenging Circumstances

Whether you are a seasoned leader or new to leadership, knowing how to change and motivate challenging employees or work with difficult bosses is key to your team being able to thrive.  Learn tips for dealing with challenging employees and bosses, evaluating your own leadership traits, and for emerging as a stronger, more confident leader.

Who Should Attend? Employees with supervisory responsibilities, including:

Assistant/Vice Principals - Principals - Classified Supervisors - Classified Managers

Coordinators - Directors - Assistant Superintendents - Superintendents


$399 per person | 5 Sessions -OR- $99 per person | Single Session

Make checks and purchase orders payable to AALRR | Non-refundable 

Questions? aalrr_programs@aalrr.com 


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