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2018-2019 New Principals Academy

Academy Provides:

  • Focused on professional learning that will provide relevant just-in-time information and interactive activities designed to support new K-12 principals and other school administrators.
  • Professional support provided by COSA staff, OESPA and OASSA leadership, and experienced administrators throughout Oregon.
  • Participation includes registration to four of COSA’s premier professional learning events: the Summer Teaching, Learning, & Assessment Institute, the Annual Principals Conference, the Oregon School Law Conference, and the English Learners Alliance Conference.
  • Participation includes ongoing mentoring throughout the 2018/19 school year by OESPA and OASSA Executive Committee members. 

Session Focus:

  • Getting to Know Your Stakeholders – Staff, Students, Parents, and the Community
  • Preparing for the First 100 Days – Programs, Systems, and Practices
  • Communicating Your Why – Building Culture on Day One
  • Instructional Leadership – Setting the Tone for Meaningful Teaching and Learning
  • Supporting Students with Special Learning Needs – Special Education Leadership in Your School
  • Lessons from the Field – Advise from Experienced School Leaders
  • Teacher Evaluation – Planning, Observing, and Documenting Teacher Performance
  • Investigating, Documenting, and Responding to Complaints
  • Building, Managing and Monitoring your Building Budget
  • Principal, District Office, and Superintendent Communications and Relations

Session 1:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - Click here to view the agenda.
Summer Teaching, Learning, & Assessment Institute
8:00am - 4:00pm - Eugene Hilton, Eugene 

Session 2:
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Annual Principals Conference
8:00am -12:00pm - The Riverhouse, Bend 

Session 3:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Oregon School Law Conference
8:00am - 12:00pm - Eugene Hilton, Eugene 

Session 4:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
English Learners Alliance Conference
8:00am - 12:00pm - Eugene Hilton, Eugene 

Session 5:
Regional Visitations - Locations and time to be determined

Aug 1, 2018
Oct 21, 2018
Dec 5, 2018
Mar 13, 2019