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Thursday, February 6 • 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Create a Top 20 Culture

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Top 20 leaders create a culture that develops the potential of staff and students. This session presents four components of a Top 20 culture: (1) help others succeed, (2) communicate ‘you matter,’ (3) honor the absent, and (4) see the problem, own the problem. It also presents a tool for assessing the degree to which these components exist in a culture.

Leaders will develop a deeper awareness of the powerful effect that staff culture plays in the learning process. Participants will:
• Help Others Succeed
• Communicate ‘You Matter’ to others
• Honor the Absent
• See & Own Problems in their schools
• Learn how to diminish negativity
• Learn to assess these initiatives in their schools

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Tom Cody

Tom Cody, a co-founder of Top 20 Training, shares his unique witticisms, insights and wisdom gathered from 40 years in the classroom. His professional life has been committed to education, serving as a grade school and high school math teacher and character ed teacher from 1974 until... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm CST
Atrium 6