Indian Education Established 2006

Call to Greatness IV Agenda

by Mandy Smoker Broaddus

A Call to Greatness IV- November 14-15, 2008

Featuring presentations by:

Frances Bessellieu, Side by Side K-12 Consulting,
Carmen Taylor, National Indian School Board Association and
Tom Thompson, Siksahpope Consulting

Park Plaza , Helena , Montana

NOVEMBER 14, 2008 for School Administrators & School Improvement Teams or other staff

7:45 8:30 AM                   Breakfast

8:30 AM                                Welcome, OPI updates and celebrations

9:00 AM                                A Report from the OPI Special Education Division

9:30 AM                                An Introduction to the Montana RtI Project

10:00 10:15 AM              Break

10:15 AM                             The Foundations & Essential Components of RtI

Noon 12:30 PM               Lunch

12:30 PM                              One School 's Story: Implementing RtI in Ronan Elementary

1:00 PM                                More on the Essential Components of RtI

3:00 PM                                Next Steps Exercise

3:30 PM                                Panel discussion & questions/comments

4:00 PM                                Wrap-up & evaluations

NOVEMBER 14, 2008 for School Board Members

7:45 8:30 AM                   Breakfast

8:30 AM                                Opening Prayer & Introductions

8:45 AM                                Icebreaker Montana Indian Bingo

9:00 AM                                Student Achievement:  Your Most Important Role, OPI Updates         

9:30 AM                                Overview of Effective Schools Research & how it relates to Montana process

10: 15  10:30 AM            Break

10:30 AM                             Keeping focused on data & student achievement

11:00 AM                             Values & Organizational Culture

Noon to 1 PM                      Lunch

1:00 PM                                Leadership & Management

2:00 PM                         Break

2:15 PM                                Basic Boardsmanship

4:00 PM                                Questions and Comments, wrap-up and evaluation, needs assessment & drawing

NOVEMBER 15, 2008 for School Board Members and Superintendents

7:45 8:30 AM                Breakfast

8:30 AM                              Opening Prayer, welcome & introductions, icebreaker activity

9:00 AM                               Effective Superintendent/School Board Practices
                                                 Thinking Differently
                                          Eight Keys to an Extraordinary Board/Superintendent Partnership
10:15 – 10:30 AM           Break
10:30 AM                         Leadership and Management, Student Achievement – A Shared Vision
Noon – 1 PM                 Lunch
1:00 PM                          SPOT Analysis: Effective Superintendent/School Board Practices
2:15 PM                     Break
2:30 PM                          Buffalo in Our Midst, Celebrating Our Victories, Visions and Dreams, Promise to Honor the Vision
4:00 PM                          Wrap-up & Evaluation, Drawing

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