Athletic Administrators Institute
June 25, 2013
The Athletic Administrators Institute will focus on organizational leadership with staff, colleagues, and institution; laws and liabilities facing today’s leaders; and leadership in coaching the 21st century student-athlete. This event is endorsed by the Minnesota State High School League and Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MNIAAA). Click here to learn more.
June 26-27, 2013
Minnetonka’s Leadership Institute features five of the top thinkers in education today. Beginning on Wednesday morning, Michael Horn, co-author of Disrupting Class, will talk about how educators can improve blended and online options for students. Later in the morning, Ken Kay will share the most recent strategies for integrating 21st Century Skills into our classroom instruction. In the afternoon, Dr. Grant Wiggins will showcase his Understanding by Design framework for curriculum planning as well as his Schooling by Design model for school leadership. Thursday morning will feature Dr. Dylan Wiliam and his research in the area of formative assessment. Thursday afternoon’s presentation will analyze the latest research in the area of differentiated instruction with Dr. Carol Tomlinson. Click here to learn more.
Leadership Workshop: Assessment & Standards-Based Grading
June 28, 2013
Join local experts Cassandra Erkins, Nicole Vagle, Ken Simon and Mark Vagle for a hands-on, team-based workshop designed to help you and your team apply the powerful messages about assessment and student learning that form the foundation of the Minnetonka Institute for Leadership. Learn how to create a cohesive system of assessment from classroom-based assessment to district support (and implementation) of standards-based grading practices. If you’ve ever attended an institute and left the session energized but without a clear road map, this workshop will help connect the research with your team’s and your district’s daily practice. Click here to learn more.
June 28, 2013
Learn how iPads are successfully used in a 1:1 environment by all 1,600 grade 9 & 10 students at Minnetonka High School. In-depth background information on everything from the planning, budget, and communication of the pilot program to the training, implementation, and findings will be shared. Click here to learn more.