Effective Facilitation Strategies to Consider When Meeting to Discuss and Respond to the Needs of Students

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Effective Facilitation Strategies to Consider When Meeting to Discuss and Respond to the Needs of Students

Registration closes:
Nov 02, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): Kurtis Hewson
Date:November 03, 2021
Time:4:00 pm to 4:45 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 22-LE-034-CARC

Target Audience

All members of teaching teams

About this learning opportunity

Have you ever walked away from a meeting focused on addressing the needs of students and thought “I’m not sure we got anywhere”? Unfortunately, this is not uncommon but can be addressed through effective facilitation. Come learn with Kurtis as he shares numerous considerations and strategies to employ when facilitating team meetings focused on students, with several ideas that could be implemented across various types of meeting structures!

This session addresses the TQS competency #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Lead Learner - Jigsaw Learning
Kurtis Hewson has been an award-winning teacher, vice-principal, and principal, as well as taught at the post-secondary level. With over a decade of experience as an administrator, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students. In addition to two finalist awards from Alberta Excellence in Teaching program and an Edwin Parr award recipients for excellence in his first year of teaching, Kurtis was an honoree for the ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award in 2010. Kurtis is one of five Alberta principals featured in Reflecting on Leadership for Learning: Case Studies of Five Alberta Elementary School Principals, addressing exemplary leadership practices in elementary schools in Alberta. He is the co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, a co-author of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model, and currently works with districts and schools nationally and internationally establishing Collaborative Response frameworks and interacting with thousands of educators annually."