Shared Vision of Learning

Course Description

Facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of teaching and learning supported by the school community. For candidates in Santa Clara County Office/NU joint program only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural pluralism, economic and social diversity, and the demographics which affect school-community relations.
  • Construct an effective school public relations program.
  • Apply theoretical and practical roles aspects of organizational development within a school or school district.
  • Develop skills to contribute to a school environment committed to improving teaching for all staff and learning for all students, and develop shared leadership skills.
  • Apply the process of change in building an effective instructional program.
  • Identify and practice the key leadership components to facilitate collaboration, consultation and shared decision making in an environment that promotes accountability and ethical conduct.
  • Develop skills to contribute to a school environment committed to improving teaching for all staff and learning for all students, and develop shared leadership skills.
  • Apply practical knowledge of collaborative strategies and methods of achieving effective school-community relations.
  • Apply effective leadership communication skills.
  • Apply the process of change in building an effective instructional program in cultural diversity.
  • Implement educational change by mobilizing community support with consideration of special interest groups.
  • Identify and practice the key leadership components to facilitate collaboration, consultation and shared decision making in an environment that promotes accountability and ethical conduct.

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Four-Week Classes

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