School Team Empowerment is designed to support individual and team growth through a differentiated approach to leadership development. School Team Empowerment provides professional learning and coaching opportunities for teams of school administrators, teacher leaders, and district leaders. Sessions focus on developing and nurturing collaborative teams to lead effective instructional practices.
School Team Empowerment cohorts will participate in four onsite team interaction and content delivery sessions paired with a minimum of two virtual team coaching opportunities. This hybrid approach allows teams the opportunity to learn in a traditional structured format while also leveraging virtual technologies to deepen personalization.
Each school team will receive a minimum of two virtual team coaching sessions, at no charge, to personalize learning and implementation. These sessions will be led by an experienced Arkansas leader/practicioner. Each participating school team will work individually with a leadership coach to determine personalized coaching needs and establish a schedule during the spring semester.
Dates for 2021-2022 School Year
All School Team Empowerment participants must sign the School Team Empowerment Signed Expectations for Participation. Click here to download this document.
Content and Focus
Collective Leader Efficacy: Strengthening Instructional Leadership Teams
Assembling a School Level Team
The total number of team members should be 5 to 6. The team leader should be a School Principal. School Team members could include:
School teams and participants must plan to attend all sessions of School Team Empowerment.
As you choose participants for your school team, remember to check your professional and personal calendars and make sure ALL team members can attend ALL three face-to-face sessions.
All sessions will be conducted at the Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC) Training Center, 1401 West Capitol Ave., Suite 375, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Schools are responsible for arranging and funding their travel expenses, including lodging if necessary, and any associated substitute costs for participating team members. There are no registration costs to participating school teams for content and/or supporting materials.
A cash-only parking garage is available on 6th Street. The cost to park is $1 per hour or $5 for all day. Participants will need to bring cash if they plan to use the parking garage. Parking receipts will be provided to participants that use the 6th Street parking garage for reimbursement. Additionally, there is a limited amount of street parking available at no cost.
Time will be built into the schedule for each session to allow participants to leave the site and secure lunch. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch expenses at each session. Snacks will be provided.