This is one of the most frequently requested training programs we conduct because of its impact on the culture and climate of a school and the resulting improvement in student achievement through the creation of a positive learning community.
As many education professionals strive to work as a strong team for the sake of children, the ability to work together has never been more critical to the success of a school. In fact, the Harvard Principals Center recently released the following statement: "The most powerful predictor of student achievement is the quality of relationships among the staff."
Roland Barth has also chimed in on this critical issue stating, "The nature of the relationships of the adults that inhabit a school has more to do with the school's quality and character and with the accomplishments of its pupils than any other factor."
Some of the specific issues that we cover in this half-day program include: