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Thursday, February 6 • 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Tipping your School Culture: 10 Doable, Kind, and Clear Strategies for Moving School Culture from "Meh" to GREAT

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Imagine teachers, parents, community members and even reserve teachers who have been at your building talking about you and your school on social media - And it’s ALL GREAT! Imagine beginning EVERY school day with an all-staff huddle where you are surrounded by talented and dedicated professionals who commit to each other to be ALL IN, every day! In this session participants will learn strategies for building and maintaining a positive school culture that have been successful in attracting and retaining excellent teachers and staff, developing teacher leaders, improving academic achievement for students, and maximizing partnerships.

Link to slides: https://www.beautiful.ai/player/-LzCxEsz2aOu2nu5b5tY/Tipping-Your-School-Culture

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Joel Carlovsky

Joel Carlovsky is a Continuous Improvement and Innovation Coach at Woodcrest Elementary Spanish Immersion School in Fridley, Minnesota. He has been teaching internationally and in the states for over ten years. He lives in Minneapolis with the best guy he knows- his husband. Joel... Read More →
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Elizabeth Linares

Since 1996, Elizabeth Linares, a bilingual principal has LED the successful development of three metro Spanish immersion schools, working with diverse staff and student populations in St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie, and Spring Lake Park, MN. Currently, she is principal of Woodcrest... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 3:35pm - 4:35pm CST
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