Course Descriptions: Culture of High Performing Schools
In this course leadership candidates will learn the 5 indicators of effective schools, describe what constitutes a highly effective school culture, and learn the leadership strategies needed to create a school culture that dramatically improves the lives of the students therein.
Candidates will use a Culture Audit Protocol to assess the culture of a local school. Candidates will create an action plan to prioritize the changes needed to move the school to becoming an effective results-driven entity. Candidates will learn how to prioritize their action plan in order to maximize student achievement gains. Principals from schools locally, nationally and internationally who have made the change from failing to effective will work with the candidates in this course.