Our Mission:
Our mission is to prepare school and academic leaders for industrious lives by enhancing critical thinking, problem solving, collegiality, and creativity through exposure to quality development frameworks in leadership, sociology, psychology, curriculum and instruction, and data systems.

Our Vision:
Vision Preparing leaders for students! The Office of Leadership Development strives to serve and advance Shelby County Schools and the citizens of Memphis by being the State of Tennessee’s premier knowledge, research, and development epicenter for Transformational and Turn-Around Leaders.

Announcements & Updates

An awesome week we have had with Leadership Development Week. Check out some of our keynote speakers.

 

November Virtual Foundational Skills Sessions w/ Links

November Leader Learnings w/ Links

1. November Virtual Leader Learnings :

Equity Series:

11/30- Equity Series Part III: “The Comfort of Home: Fighting Bias in New Places”- Presenter Dr. Michael Lowe    Course # 24901

 

 Foundational Skills Virtual Learnings: Flyer 

  • 12/4 - Module 5 (Repeat) Word Composition (Principals, AP, Elem K-8) Course # 24246- 9 -11 a.m.
  • 12/10-Module 7 Fluency (PLC Coaches. Instructional Facilitator) Course # 24329 4-6 p.m.
  • 1/12- Module 6 Fluency (Principals, AP, Elem K-8) Course # 24246 4-6 p.m.
  • 1/21-Module 8 Sentence Composition (PLC Coaches. Instructional Facilitator) Course # 24329 4-6 p.m.
  • 1/22- Module 6 (Repeat) Fluency (Principals, AP, Elem K-8) Course # 24246 9 -11 a.m.
  • 2/4- Module 7 Sentence Composition & Vocabulary Acquisition (Principals, AP, Elem K-8) Course # 24246 4-6 p.m.
  • 2/8-Module 9 Vocabulary Acquisition (PLC Coaches. Instructional Facilitator) Course # 24329 4-6 p.m.
  • 2/19 -Module 7 (Repeat) Sentence Composition & Vocabulary Acquisition (Principals, AP, Elem K-8) Course # 24246 9 -11 a.m.

Please register in PLZ. If any questions, please contact Gwendolyn Ingram [email protected] or

 LaShanda Simmons [email protected]

 

3. Family Data Nights are happening at all schools in November and December.

Family Data Nights are one of several strategies the District is using to address potential learning loss due to extended school closures in the spring. They're designed to help families understand various assessments and support student learning at home. Each school will host a Family Data Night and provide the following information for families. View the full schedule of school dates here.

  • Overview of each student assessment
  • How to understand student progress
  • How to read assessment data reports
  • Tips for assisting students at home
  • K-2 Criteria for Success for achieving the Third Grade Commitment

 

 

4. Leadership Graduate Program @ Bethel University- Click  Flyer for details.

Educational Leadership opportunity for future educational administrators to prepare to be principals, supervisors of instruction, and lead teachers. Bethel University is offering a Masters of Arts in Leadership Excellence and Instructional Leadership License.

Contact Morgan Bromley [email protected] 

5. Building Bridges-Opportunities for teachers. 

Sign up for the next Building Bridges session (#25715) to learn the why & how behind the nine elements to radically improve K-12 reading ability. Sessions are: 

Nov. 30 or Dec. 3, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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