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Culture Keepers: Leading a PLC at Work® Institute

Spokane, Washington | October 18–20, 2022
$709.00
  • $689.00 per person for teams of 5 or more
  • Solution Tree is in frequent contact with the staff at event venues to get updates about new or updated COVID-19 guidance from local and state officials related to events and public health. We have proactively taken steps to promote the health and safety of our attendees, associates, and staff.
 

Research has validated what practitioners have known for decades: powerful principal leadership is key to increased student achievement. Principals are responsible for both building and keeping a positive and productive school culture.

As an active participant in this institute, you’ll connect with a professional community of leaders committed to best practices and continuous improvement. Hear inspiring keynotes from seasoned leaders who have faced challenges like the ones you are facing now, and get one-to-one help. Build a toolkit of strategies and ideas for creating a positive culture in your building. Be called to action by a series of 20-minute high-impact talks by principals who have successfully nurtured collaborative teams focused on student learning.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Organize staff into high-performing learning teams
  • Focus on the right work with intentionality
  • Create and lead a safe school learning culture with effective systems, procedures, and high expectations
  • Share leadership with a guiding coalition, collaborative teams, and community partners
  • Observe, support, lead, and monitor effective instructional practices
  • Build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community
  • Make data transparent for true evidence-based decision-making
  • Develop a strong recognition program for students and staff when goals are achieved
  • Work effectively with resisters and have difficult conversations

Join us for a career-changing experience presented by award-winning PLC at Work® principals from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Hear from our attendees

On-Site Solution Tree Bookstore Open Throughout Event

Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

Detailed agenda and summaries

Tuesday, October 18th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakouts
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–2:30 p.m.

Breakouts

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45–3:45 p.m. High-Impact Talks by Principals

Wednesday, October 19th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakouts
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–2:30 p.m.

Breakouts

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45–3:45 p.m. Leadership Forums

Thursday, October 20th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:30 a.m.

Breakouts

9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–11:45 a.m.

Keynote

Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Parking information: Discounted self parking $17/night for hotel guests


Primary Hotel

Davenport Grand Hotel

333 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201
800.228.9290

Discounted Rate: (single or double) $189 (+ $4 tourism fee per room, per night)
Deadline: September 16, 2022 or until group rate is sold out.

“I found all of the keynote sessions to be very engaging and relevant. Each of the presenters was knowledgeable about the content and shared tips and practical strategies to assist site administrators in building and sustaining culture. As a high school principal I found the final keynote to be the most valuable to me. Mr. Jones was outstanding and it was nice to hear the perspective of a high school colleague. Thank you! ”

Tony Newman, principal/assistant, Ramona High School, California

“The information was amazing. I left with a new drive to improve our school culture through PLC.”

Nicole Overton, principal/assistant, Overhills High/Spring Lake, NC

“I appreciated the 'why' combined with the 'how to' - and felt that the presentations were done in a way that demonstrated how we can present this information to our school site.”

Janet Gates, principal/assistant, Pleasanton Unified, California

Venue

Davenport Grand Hotel

333 W Spokane Falls Blvd

Spokane, Washington


Participation Information

You will receive a certificate of participation 6 weeks after the event concludes. Please check with your department of education for CEU availability.


On-Site Solution Tree Book Co-Op Discounts

  • Buy 5 or more Solution Tree titles or resources and receive 30% off and free shipping
  • On-site book co-op open daily throughout the event

Discounts above are for on-site purchases only. Does not include any non-Solution Tree product, toolkit, or sale table items. Purchase orders and credit cards accepted onsite. Continental US only.


Additional Information


Included with your registration

Leading With Intention

Leading With Intention

This guide for reflective, educational leadership will focus your invaluable everyday work in schools. Discover actionable steps for staff collaboration, evidence-based decision making, and change leadership that will ensure student learning comes first.