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Webinar: When Central Offices Help Principals Grow as Instructional Leaders: What's Data Got To Do With It?

when-central-offices-help-pRecorded: March 19, 2014 (53 minutes)

Join the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) and Dr. Meredith Honig for a webinar as part of the Leading for Effective Teaching Project supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

This webinar featuring Dr. Honig is the second in a series of webinars that CEL is hosting related to how central offices can best support principals as instructional leaders. The webinar series features leading experts who address aspects of the Principal Support Framework.

During this webinar, participants will engage with research on (1) how central offices are fundamentally transforming how they work with principals to help all principals grow as instructional leaders and (2) how district leaders work strategically and continuously with data about central office performance as an essential part of that process. We will explore challenges districts face when trying to work well with data to improve their performance and suggest next steps for district leaders to consider.

About the Presenter:

m_honig_175x227Dr. Meredith I. Honig is associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the College of Education at the University of Washington where she also directs the District Leadership Design Lab and the Leadership for Learning (Ed.D.) program. Her research, teaching and district partnerships focus on policy, leadership and organizational change in school district central offices. She is particularly interested in how central offices innovate and collaborate to improve opportunities for all youth to learn. Meredith’s work on central office transformation has been featured by various organizations in their publications and meetings including the American Educational Research Association, the American Association of School Administrators, and the U.S. Department of Education.

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