Administration and Faculty Evaluation: Maximize Your Team's Capacity

Chase Center on the Riverfront • Wilmington, DE
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09

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Status: OPEN
Certification Credits: 30 BCP / 30 IACP

$3,073 Non-Member

Travel and accommodations not included

[$2,612.00 Gold Member]

The faculty evaluation, printed materials—books, handouts, etc. are so valuable. I rarely take the time to attend workshops longer than a day due to a busy schedule. ISM has me already thinking about building another Summer Institute workshop into my budget for next year.

Sharon Burleson, Director of Human Resources
St. Anne's-Belfield School, VA
Workshop participant 2016

This workshop earns 30 credits towards your IACP credit requirements

This workshop earns 30 credits towards your BCP credit requirements

Bring your team! Pay only $2,096 tuition for each additional person from your school. Call 302-656-4944 to register.

How do school leaders ensure that they have a great faculty to deliver the mission with excellence and increase student performance?

Research has consistently shown that a healthy, growth-focused faculty culture is the primary predictor of student satisfaction and enthusiasm. The latest ISM research demonstrates the strong correlation between the support and well-being of school leaders on faculty culture. From these findings, ISM has developed a series of tools to evaluate and develop School Heads, senior managers, teachers, and staff in a way that is mission-driven, growth-focused, student-centered, predictable, supportive, and aligned with your school’s strategic plan.

In this course, you learn how to implement and use ISM’s comprehensive approach to maximizing the capacity of your school team. This workshop includes best practices for hiring and induction, enhancing faculty culture, coaching and mentoring, ensuring meaningful professional growth and renewal, evaluation, implementing merit-based compensation and broadbanding, and managing legal/human resource issues.

Topics Include

  • Personalizing, implementing, and sustaining ISM’s growth and evaluation tools
  • Learning to align growth and evaluation to strategic initiatives while allowing for personalized growth objectives
  • Learning the most up-to-date research regarding growth and evaluation
  • Understanding the relationship between predictability, support, growth and evaluation
  • Discovering the difference between evaluating faculty and evaluating School Heads, administrators, and staff
  • Reviewing the Essential Expectations and Characteristics of Professional Excellence

Who Should Attend

School Heads, Division Heads, Department Heads, Academic Deans, Human Resource Professionals, or anyone involved with faculty evaluation should attend. This workshop is especially useful for teams.

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Barbara Beachley

ISM Director of Advisory Services | Consultant

Expertise

Barbara provides her expertise in the areas of student-centered and brain-based pedagogies, faculty growth and culture, faculty evaluation, academic leadership, mission identity, survey best practices, and data analysis.

Current Role

As Director of ISM Advisory Services, Barbara:

  • Oversees ISM’s Consulting, Publications, Research, and Professional Development divisions
  • Consults in strategic academic planning and school leadership
  • Writes for ISM’s publications, including Ideas & Perspectives
  • Facilitates some of ISM's scheduling workshops, empowering teachers to transition to and teach effectively in longer periods
  • Leads courses at ISM’s Summer Institute, including Transformative Academic Leadership: Inspire and Empower Excellence and Administration and Faculty Evaluation: Maximize Your Team's Capacity
  • Speaks at educational conferences, including CASE-NAIS, EMA, and AISAP
  • Facilitates Board and school leadership retreats

Prior Experience

Barbara joined ISM in 2011 after working in the field of education since 1996. She served as an ESL and adult literacy teacher at Boston University, MA; an upper school modern language teacher at the MacDuffie School, MA; and a language teacher and lead advisor at Collegiate School, VA. She also served as Academic Dean at Cape Henry Collegiate School, VA, where she oversaw curriculum and professional growth in grades PK−12.

While enrolled at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, she attended a year of high school in France through School Year Abroad. She later lived in Spain and Brazil, where she learned Spanish and Portuguese.

Education

Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in French and Spanish from Trinity College, CT; a master’s degree in applied linguistics from Boston University, MA; a master’s degree in educational administration from Harvard University, MA; and a master’s degree in independent school leadership from the Klingenstein Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, NY.

Personal Mission Statement

To cherish my work and to support and empower educators such that they cherish theirs.

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Madeleine S. Ortman, IAP-L

ISM Consultant | Academic Dean of the International Advancement Certification Program (IACP)

Expertise

Madeleine Ortman, who first joined ISM in 1999 as a Consultant and workshop leader, has extensive experience both in leading schools and in working with them to address their leadership challenges.

Current Role

As an ISM Consultant, Madeleine:

  • Consults in the areas of strategic planning and strategic financial planning, Leadership Team analysis, comprehensive faculty development, and effective leadership
  • Acts as the Academic Dean for ISM’s Summer Institute, webinars, and the ISM International Advancement Certification Program (IACP)

Prior Experience

Madeleine previously held the position of Executive Director of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools for 10 years. Madeleine was an elected commissioner for the Commission on Elementary Schools for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and served as President of the Middle States Association’s Board of Trustees.

Over a span of 19 years, Madeleine was Head of School at The Woods Academy, St. Mark the Evangelist, and Saint Martin of Tours School, all in MD. She served as Assistant Head of School for four years at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney, MD and St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, MD. Madeleine was the Education Coordinator for the Catholic Schools Office for the Archdiocese of Washington when it opened its first new school in 30 years.

In addition to being a member of the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, the Association of Independent Maryland Schools, and the Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development, Madeleine has been both President and Vice President of the Elementary Schools Principals’ Association for the Archdiocese of Washington. Madeleine was selected as one of 30 outstanding Principals nationwide to participate in the National Catholic Education Association's first Principal's Academy.

Education

Madeleine received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Barat College, IL, and her master’s degree in educational administration from Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. She has done additional graduate work at Trinity College, also in Washington, D.C. She successfully completed the Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations at the Dale Carnegie Institute.

• Continental breakfast is available starting at 7:15 am on Day 2

Day 1

2:30-3:30 Registration

3:30-5:00 Session One

5:00-5:30 General Session

5:30-6:00 Reception with ISM

6:00 Dinner with ISM

Day 2

8:30–10:15 Session Two

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:15 Session Three

12:15-1:15 Lunch with ISM

1:15-3:00 Session Four

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-5:00 Session Five

5:00–6:00 Reception with ISM

Day 3

8:30–10:15 Session Six

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:15 Session Seven

12:15-1:15 Lunch with ISM

1:15-3:00 Session Eight

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-5:00 Session Nine

5:00–6:00 Reception with ISM

Day 4

8:30-10:15 Session Ten

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Session Eleven/Action Planning

Workshop Location
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

Hotel Location
Westin Wilmington
818 Shipyard Dr.
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-654-2900

Group hotel reservation rate of $169 is available until June 16, 2018. Subject to availability. Please wait until the workshop status is 'confirmed' before making your travel and hotel arrangements.

Make your hotel reservations by clicking the RESERVE YOUR ROOM link above or calling 302-654-2900 and letting them know you are with ISM.

The riverfront has a lot to offer you to occupy your downtime after an intense day of professional development training. Follow the river walk for restaurants, the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge and the DuPont Environmental Education Center, the Delaware Children's Museum, and Stratosphere Trampoline Park, to name a few.

Take in a movie at the new Penn River Cinema, with not only comfortable stadium seating but also an IMAX theatre. At various times during Summer Institute, the Class A Wilmington Blue Rocks will take to the diamond at the next-door Frawley Stadium. For Planet Fitness members, there is a large facility across from the Westin.

The outstanding River Rock Kitchen is right inside the Westin, but you are also walking distance to the first-class Iron Hill Brewery, Delaware's Big Fish Grill, Timothy's on the Riverfront, Joe's Crab Shack, and Firestone; Udon Thai Cuisine and Del Pez for Mexican; Molly's Ice Cream (sandwiches too!), the Riverfront Market and Harry's Seafood Grill just a little further down the Riverwalk. If you need your fix, yes, there is a Starbucks too...and a Subway.

You can also hop one of the Dart First State Route 12 Riverfront buses ($2 cash) to go to LOMA, or Lower Market Street, for more excellent restaurants we well as the Queen Theatre.

Getting There

By plane and shuttle: Philadelphia International is the closest airport. A shuttle to Wilmington —a 45–60 minute ride, depending on traffic—costs about $33 each way. Visit the del express.com reservation page and enter 207866 at the bottom under FREQUENT USER ID.You can reach Delaware Express at 800.648.5466.

Flights to Baltimore (BWI) can be less expensive, but it is an 80-mile trip to Wilmington. A shuttle costs about $125 each way, or you can rent a car at the airport.

By train: There is an Amtrak station in downtown Wilmington. You can request the hotel shuttle for transportation.

By car: Click here for directions from the Philadelphia Airport to the Westin Wilmington.

How will ISM communicate workshop information with me?

It is essential that your school approves the following e-mail addresses from ISM:

workshops@isminc.com

marie@isminc.com

tomi@isminc.com

You will be receiving all communication—including your confirmation e-mail and access to your workshop's Google Drive account—from these e-mails.

What does my registration fee include?

All workshop materials, breakfasts, lunch or dinner daily, and social hours are included.

What is not included in my registration fee?

Hotel accommodations and travel expenses, other meals not noted.

What should I wear?

Meetings rooms are generally cold, as temperature control in meeting spaces and large convention centers is difficult. Please bring a sweater, jacket, or sweatshirt.

Summer temperatures average mid-80s to a low of 65. It can get quite hot—into the 90s—and humid. The classrooms and guest rooms are usually comfortable, but you may want to dress in layers in case the rooms are too warm or too cool for you. Dress is casual. Wear whatever is comfortable—jeans, sweat shirts, sweaters, etc. For current weather conditions, we recommend checking weather.com.

What should I bring?

You’ll receive a letter from your workshop instructor letting you know what to bring. However, please bring a laptop or tablet for online access.

Where can I work out?

The Westin has a state-of-the-art fitness room and an exercise pool. Planet Fitness members can walk across the hotel parking lot to the expansive Riverfront Planet Fitness facility. The Riverwalk provides an excellent running and walking path as well.

Can my special dietary requirements be met?

Absolutely. Just give the Workshops Department a call at 302-656-4944, and we'll make sure your needs are accommodated.

How much free time will I have?

There are periods before, between, and after workshop sessions for relaxation, recreation, and networking.

Should I need medical or dental attention, where should I go?

Should you need medical attention in a non-emergency, notify ISM staff and the hotel staff. The hotel can recommend what facilities are available, and may be able to supply transportation. In an emergency, call 911.

Confirmation Policy

We will correspond with you through e-mail as soon as your workshop is confirmed, no later than two weeks prior to its beginning. Occasionally, we may be forced to cancel an unconfirmed, scheduled workshop due to insufficient registration. So we ask that you do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you receive notice that your workshop is confirmed. (ISM will not be responsible for any change/cancellation charges assessed by your airline or travel agent.)

Cancellation Policy

If circumstances change and you cannot attend the workshop, you must confirm your cancellation in writing via fax (302-656-0647) or email (workshops@isminc.com). If you do so at least 10 business days prior to the start of the workshop, you can request a full refund of monies paid. Thereafter, but prior to the first day of the course, we will refund you all but $600. If you do not cancel in writing prior to the start date of the course, you will forfeit the entire workshop fee.

If you enroll using Consortium Credits, and cancel your attendance in writing at least 10 days prior to the start date of the workshop, all Credits will be returned to your school. Thereafter, but prior to the first day of the course, if you cancel, all but two of the Credits will be returned to your school. (You have the option of buying back those two Credits for $600.)

If you do not cancel in writing prior to the start date of the course, your school loses all the Consortium Credits used for payment.

Please note that non-payment of tuition does not constitute a cancellation. Failure to appear does not constitute a cancellation.

*We DO NOT accept enrollments from consultants.

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