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Building a Culture of Excellence: How to empower teams and hire for greatness with Jimmy Casas

  • LaVergne High School 250 Wolverine Trail La Vergne, TN, 37086 United States (map)

Full Day Workshop:  Building a Culture of Excellence

Overview

Eradicate Average! CULTURIZE Your School. Average schools don’t inspire greatness—and greatness is what our world needs if we are going to produce world-changing learners. In the course of this workshop, author and education leader, Jimmy Casas, will share insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners who embody the innately human traits our world desperately needs, such as kindness, honesty, and compassion.

 Jimmy Casas Background

Jimmy is one of the nation’s most sought after speakers, speaking all over the country inspiring educators to be the change our students, teachers and principals deserve. His passion for teaching and learning coupled with a vision for developing a community of leaders procured a culture of excellence and high standards for learning amid a positive school culture for students and staff. He continues to give back to his profession by speaking and presenting for state and national organizations and school districts across the country.

Attendees will gain the following:

  • Re-establish their why & their purpose for the work they do.

  • How to develop processes, frameworks and systems.

  • What it takes to lead learning in your school.

  • How to build a culture of excellence.

  • How to incorporate new initiatives without hurting your culture.

  • Mastering difficult conversations.

Attendees will gain the following practical skills:

  • Effective Communication - addressing the “awfulizers” (negative people) in their organization.

  • Build Capacity - empowering everyone in the organization to see themselves as leaders.

  • Effective Change - how to create a process for implementing effective change

  • Addressing Underperformance - re-igniting those who have lost their way.

  • Overcoming the average in your organization.

  • Hiring for Excellence - process for improving culture.

Participants will be challenged to:

  • Re-think their why, regain their sense of purpose, and to take inventory regarding their personal excellence and what drives their work every day.

  • Live their excellence every day and overcome average.

  • Failure Recovery - overcoming fear & establishing the confidence to lead your classroom/school.

  • How to establish and lead with your core principles.

  • No student or staff member wants to be a failure - inspiring greatness in everyone in your organization.

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