$100 for MAESP Members
$129 for non-members
"So You Want To Be A Principal?" is a workshop for individuals interested in learning more about becoming a school principal. The primary purpose is to assist in the identification and encouragement of talented individuals to become school administrators and provide aspiring principals with an awareness of the comprehensive dimensions and unique characteristics of the job. Seminar participants will have the opportunity to explore the peaks and valleys of day-to-day life as a principal, examine and affirm their own professional talents and interests, and develop a vision for their professional career planning. Small group interaction also provides an opportunity to explore actual "on-the-job" situations and problems and review strategies for handling those that are difficult. The day-long seminar provides a chance for significant participant involvement under the direction of current principals who are also dynamic facilitators.
You will find "So You Want To Be A Principal?" well worth your time and effort if you have an interest in learning more about the life of a school principal and career opportunities in educational administration.
Topics will include:
Overview of the principal responsibilities with Q & A time.
HR issues to consider when working with students/staff/parents.
Perspectives of rural and suburban patrons/teachers/students.
ISLLC standards and building a personal vision.
The change process.
The importance of data and how to use it.
9:00 AM Welcome/Intro
9:30 AM Building a Personal Vision
10:00 AM Exploring DESE's Principal Standards
10:30 AM Human Resources: Issues and Interviewing Tips
11:00 AM LUNCH BREAK
12:15 PM Perspectives and the Change Process
1:00 PM A Day in the Life of a Principal/Various Activities
2:00 PM Q and A and Conclusion