Division A Connect series ARchive
Reframing School Culture in Large Districts: Lessons from Hillsborough and Houston
Streamed live on November 30, 2015
Join Hillsborough County Superintendent, Jeff Eakins, and Chief Officer for School Leadership of Houston Independent School District, Dr. Darryl Williams, for a discussion on creating a positive culture for students, teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders.
Leadership in Transnational and Transcultural Spaces
Published on March 1, 2016
Join Dr. Joe Wiemelt, Dr. Francisco Escobedo, and Su Veenstra as they discuss the multiple identities that shape leaders and the populations they serve. By acknowledging interconnected spaces, we accept the multiple ways of knowing and being and create what Anzaldúa (1987) calls a “critical place for cross-cultural negotiation and engagement.” Panelists will share their experiences and answer questions from virtual viewers.
Streamed live on March 21, 2016
Join Jason Dennis, Catherine Lug. Judy Alston, and Jimmie Beall for a discussion on Queer Leadership. Panelists will offer specific, targeted perspectives on issues of identity, sexual orientation, gender identity, educational leadership and leadership preparation. Our aim is to promote a “consciously queer approach to educational leadership preparation” (Lugg & Tooms, 2010).
Remembering Rural Schools
Streamed live on May 16, 2016
This session investigates the leadership practice and preparation issues that are unique to rural schools. We discuss the stereotypes, fiscal and policy constraints, and urbanization tensions that rural school communities and educators face. The panel features professor-practitioners, a school district leader, and a school building leader. These committed educators have decades of experience in working with and building rural school communities.