Conference and Networking

Summer and Fall 2014 Workshop Schedule

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the workshop is held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

There is no charge to participants; however lunch is not provided.

Continuous Improvement Planning - From Leadership to the Classroom

This two-day workshop will provide participants with essential school structures and practices to inform or improve continuous improvement. Participants will engage in discussion around the core components of a high functioning leadership team and their role in completing a needs assessment, discovering the root cause of instructional problems and dilemmas, developing a school action plan and monitoring the implementation process through the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

Participants will learn about setting student achievement SMART goals and establishing data-driven processes to inform the selection and implementation of an effective instructional strategy. Participants will also learn about effective implementation practices that support teams at any level of the system.

Dates: August 11–12 or September 15–16

o Participants are required to attend both days

Location: MDE, Conference Center B

Audience: New Q Comp school leadership teams, Continuous Improvement school leadership teams

o Teams are encouraged to attend the session together and begin the development of action plans for implementation.

Space is limited; registration is required.

Date, location and registration information can be found on the MDE website:

Visit the Calendar page of the MDE website. Sort the list to find a workshop by selecting a column heading (Date, Event, Location or Sponsor).

If you have questions regarding the trainings, please contact Renee Ringold.

To request your contact information be added to the Q Comp listserv in order to receive email messages from the School Support Division regarding training opportunities and program updates, please contact Wai Wong-Lai.