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Role-Specific Instructional Management (RIM)




Teacher Practice Network (TPN)




Focused Planning for Curriculum & Instruction

Audience: Districts/schools designated leadership team (usually 8 to 10 people)

Length: Customized (estimate is 2 days)


Description: Participants are guided through a 3-step process

1) identify Current Reality

2) focus on decisions that must be made in the Complex Change Model

3) and develop an Action Plan.


Results: Participants develop a three-year vision and plan so budget, time, and resources can be prioritize.


Analyzing a Standards-based Classroom

Audience: K-12 Administrators, Instructional Facilitators

Length: 3 days (beginning, middle, and end of the year)


Description: What are the “big rocks” you should be looking for in a standards-based classroom? The goal of this work is to help leaders identify and analyze key instructional strategies and practices that need to be occurring routinely in classrooms. (This can also assist in clearly establishing the current state of reality in the implementation process.)


Results: Guided by an ABC Coach, participants collaborate and "norm" their expectations. Using a customized walk-through type tool, the group will participate in reflective walks where they identify strengths and areas for focused conversations. Together the group will collaborate on techniques that can promote conversations with teachers about key components of an effective standards-based classroom.

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more,

you are a leader."

John Quincy Adams



"A leader takes people where they want to go.

A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go

but ought to be."

Rosalynn Carter



"True greatness consists of being great in little things."

Charles Simmons



"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare."

Japanese Proverb

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