Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
February 8th, 2012
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
RTI Leadership
Evaluating School Principals
A little humor goes a long way...
The Fearless School Leader
Leading Formative Assessment and Sound Grading Practices

Free STEM Webinar on PCS Academy of Engineering Lab
February 28th
at 10:00am MST

The AOE is the ideal STEM education program for schools on a budget and educators getting ready to apply for Carl Perkins funding! Compared to other leading engineering programs on the market, our labs require no contract or mandatory yearly license fees. It is truly a one-time buy that will last a school for years to come. We will walk you through the amazing array of activities and projects that will be an amazing addition to your educational program.


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LMC@The Forefront is bringing an exciting lineup for the Spring 2012 season

These popular live, web-delivered professional development workshops provide an excellent and affordable opportunity to explore and strengthen skills in school library and education practices with esteemed authors and education practice innovators.


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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.

RTI Leadership: How to Build Capacity for Effective Implementation

Friday, February 10, 2012
1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

Most district leaders know that success with RTI requires proper paring of students and programs at each of the three tiers of the intervention pyramid. Easy in theory; difficult in practice. Scarce resources -- time and staff -- make climbing the intervention pyramid seem an exhausting challenge, especially finding the best way to help struggling middle and high school students achieve.

If your interventions are not producing the results you hoped for, then make plans to join district-level RTI leaders from around the country for a conversation with RTI expert, Dr. John McCook. Dr. McCook will provide practical implementation advice for each of the three tiers and answer your questions.

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Evaluating School Principals

An interesting comprehensive and recent document - with great ideas and insights



A little humor goes a long way...
Getting older...

Pass this on to your "older" friends!


School Leadership
The Fearless School Leader

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Written with the strong, compelling voice of a best selling novel, yet packed with concrete leadership insight, Cindy engages the reader's heart and mind.


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Leading Formative Assessment and Sound Grading Practices the Leader's Implementation Guide
Free Webinar - February 23rd, 2012

Join Tom Schimmer, author of Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading, on Thursday, February 23 at 1:45pm PST for an in-depth look at how leaders can take the principles of sound assessment & grading practices to scale in their school or district.