Sunday, March 29, 1-4pm

Empower Teacher Leaders as Agents of Change for ALL - Jackie Palmquist and Gina Rivera

Attention BOLD math leaders, teacher leaders and coaches! As leaders we are called upon to be agents of change for teachers, teams, schools, districts and provinces to develop and activate a vision for math instruction. Join us as we lead you through developing a vision for math instruction aligned to the math teaching practices and 8 shifts for math instruction. Learn how to create a culture for coaching and practice the art of coaching conversations that impact teaching and learning. And lastly, learn the critical elements of coaching individuals and teams. If you are a coach or teacher leader, this pre-conference session with help you to understand the foundational elements of being a BOLD mathematics leader through the NCSM Essential Actions framework and coaching essential actions. You won't want to miss this great afternoon of learning and networking with other math leaders!

NCSM Essential Actions for Site-based Leaders - Bill Barnes, Erin Lehman, Sharon Rendon Denise Trakas, and Gwen Zimmermann

Come join in this session with site-based leaders, including school administrators, mathematics coaches, and content leaders, to engage in strategies for developing an exemplary mathematics teaching and learning program. Explore tools for analyzing strengths and opportunities for improvement. Practice using protocols for goal setting and developing research-affirmed strategies for improved student learning. NCSM Essential Actions: Instructional Leadership in Mathematics Education serves as the focus tool for this session.

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