Creating Focus for Collaborative Planning WITHOUT Micromanaging Your Teams

Time for collaboration needs to be focused, but needs to honour the professionalism of the team!

By providing the structures and proceses to help guide the work of the team when collaborative planning, leaders ccan ensure the time is meaningful without feeling the need to consistently set the agenda for teams meeting on a regular basis.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Why collaborative planning is an essential layer of a school’s Collaborative Response
  • 6 considerations for leaders when structuring collaborative planning for teams

Registration is now closed

Registration is now closed

When considering the layers of collaboration integral in each and every school responding to the needs of all students, collaborative planning needs to be intentionally aligned and purposeful across the school for each and every team.

In this workshop, Kurtis will reveal 6 considerations for leaders trying to ensure alignment and focus, while avoiding the need to micromanage.

Join Kurtis

October 31, 2023 - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm MDT

For only $25, you will receive:

Free Resources

Access a number of free resources, samples and templates shared during the webinar

Personalized Support

Receive access to the slides and a recording following the session, as well as opportunity for Q & A during and after each session

Discount Codes

Receive discount codes for additional resources following the session

Join Kurtis in this Supporting Collaborative Response workshop to learn more about…

  • How collaborative planning connects to the other three layers of collaboration essential for each and every educational organization
  • How to align collaborative planning efforts with organizational priorities
  • The critical role of data when guiding collaborative planning efforts
  • Why teams need to establish a clear and measurable focus
  • The value of a team planning guide and its essential components
  • The importance of regular review, sharing and cross-team accountability

Registration is now closed

Access the Creating Focus for Collaborative Planning handout to record key ideas shared in this online workshop

Access Handout

Presenter Information

Kurtis Hewson has been an award-winning teacher, vice-principal, and principal, as well as taught at the post-secondary level. With over a decade of experience as an administrator, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students. In addition to two finalist awards from Alberta Excellence in Teaching program and an Edwin Parr award recipients for excellence in his first year of teaching, Kurtis was an honoree for the ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award in 2010. Kurtis is one of five Alberta principals featured in Reflecting on Leadership for Learning: Case Studies of Five Alberta Elementary School Principals, addressing exemplary leadership practices in elementary schools in Alberta. He is the co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, a co-author of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model, and currently works with districts and schools nationally and internationally establishing Collaborative Response frameworks and interacting with thousands of educators annually.

Interested in learning more?

Check out the workshops section of our website to explore further sessions, all focused on enhancing the power of collaborative efforts in your organization!