Imagine the smiles, sighs of relief, and appreciation when faculty learns about the new 30-minute staff meeting. Some may think that this sounds too good to be true. This blog will show administrators and teachers how to support transitioning to the new, improved 30-minute staff meeting. Before facilitating a [...]
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As a school staff member, you know that meetings can be an essential tool to ensure everyone is on the same page and moving towards common goals. However, meetings can also become time-consuming and unproductive if they lack structure and clear objectives. That's why having a well-organized meeting agenda [...]
We’ve all been in meetings that seem to end with more questions than answers. This doesn’t have to be a bad thing, however; an effective brainstorming session can be a meaningful first step in problem-solving. But what comes next? How do we move forward? This is where identifying, assigning, [...]
Brainstorming sessions are an integral part of developing solutions to any number of problems. They are also a great opportunity for new, creative ideas that lead to growth. But as the “storm” part indicates, they can be rather messy! Educators are passionate about their work with students and their families [...]
Out of necessity, many schools moved to virtual faculty meetings in 2020 and 2021. While this format provides challenges, it also has its strengths. What are the pros and cons of virtual vs. in-person staff meetings? Below we compare both in-person and virtual meeting settings, looking at the opportunities [...]
You may have seen one of several memes about how a staff meeting “could have been an email.” Collaborative meetings where the voices of educators are heard are, however, essential to improving learning experiences for students. But what can we do to ensure the participation and productivity of a [...]
As an educator, your main focus is teaching generations to come. However, it’s not your only job requirement. Teachers are expected to attend and even hold teacher meetings. This is often a point of stress for educators. Why? Teachers' meetings mean you’ll be collaborating with a group of your peers. [...]
As a school administrator or educator, you may be tasked with generating some staff meeting ideas for teachers. But you don't want to create meetings just for the sale of meetings. Staff or faculty meetings are a necessary part of any school. New information needs to be disseminated and [...]
Are you a new principal getting ready to lead your first staff meeting? If so, Congratulations! All of your hard work and training as an educator has led you to this important moment. Now that the reality of this great responsibility has sunk in more, and you begin your [...]
Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). Why are PLCs important? Is your school a PLC? If you do, what does this look like? More importantly… Does it function well, or is it "just another staff meeting"? Even if your school in particular doesn't "have PLCs" likely you’ve heard of them. Professional [...]