Leadership, Efficacy, and a Culture of Trust: Key Findings from Learning from Leadership Research
Kyla Wahlstrom, University of Minnesota
Kyla Wahlstrom, Ph.D., will present findings from Learning from District Efforts to Strengthen Education Leadership, a five-year research study funded by the Wallace Foundation designed to produce empirical evidence establishing the connection between leader performance and changes in student learning. One of the largest studies on educational leadership undertaken, with research gathered from 45 school districts in nine states, the discussion of the study’s findings will demonstrate not only how superintendents and principals can most effectively drive gains in student learning, but how and why their practices result in instructional improvement in some contexts and not in others.
Dr. Wahlstrom is the director of the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI) in the College of Education and Human Development and also is a lecturer in the department of Educational Policy and Administration.
September 29, 2006 from 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- Morning session: 8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Speaker presentation
- Afternoon session: 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Practical application and dialogue that draws upon information from the morning session into school leadership.
Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus, 1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, Minn.
Registration form [PDF].
Registration deadline is September 22, 2006.
ULA member school district participants (Minneapolis, Saint Paul, North Saint Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale, Mounds View & Spring Lake Park) pay no registration fee. Non-ULA member school districts pay $90 per person for the half-day session or $150 for the full-day session.
Lunch and/or continental breakfast is included.
Pre-approved continuing professional education clock hours for administrators are available. Please contact John Moravec at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-625-3517 for more information.