Re: Leadership Team
    Posted by: storrsb on 5/14/15
    () Comments

    On 5/10/15, Cindy wrote:
    > On 4/30/15, storrsb wrote:
    >> On 4/24/15, lynne wrote:
    >>> On 4/08/15, Darla wrote:
    >>>> How many people should be on a leadership team at a school?
    >>> How do
    >>>> you decide who to put in leadership team?
    >>> It depends on the purpose and responsibilities of the
    >>> leadership team, and on the size of the school - there is no
    >>> one answer, since each school has different needs. As for
    >>> deciding who to put on the team, again this depends on the
    >>> purpose and responsibilities. Some may be created from an
    >>> existing group - department heads for example; some may be
    >>> elected by peers; some may be selected by the principal or
    >>> designee based on expertise or experience or training, etc.
    >> I have to agree with lynne regarding this question. As an
    >> aspiring administrator I think the size of the leadership
    > team
    >> does depend on the function/purpose of it. To staff this
    >> leadership team I would consider what the purpose of the team
    > is
    >> for and then look for willing candidates from a collection of
    >> individuals I think would serve well. Knowing what the leader
    >> will have to do and finding individuals that match up with
    > that
    >> responsibility is imperative. The leaders that served well in
    >> certain committees may not serve well in others and this
    > needs
    >> to considered. I would also make sure I thoroughly discussed
    >> the purpose of the committee and the leader's role with them
    > so
    >> that there was not confusion regarding expectations. -storrsb
    > This is my first year serving on a Leadership Team and it has
    > been an invaluable experience. Although I have been a school
    > counselor for 10+ years, this is my first year at this
    > particular school. Serving on this committee quickly afforded
    > me the chance to learn the policies and procedures of the
    > school. As a member of the Leadership Team, I have an
    > opportunity to advocate for my students. School counselors
    > often have a direct line to the students' "inside scoop" as
    > well as having their finger on the pulse of the goings on in
    > and out of the school. I feel strongly school counselors
    > should be on their school's leadership team, whether or not
    > they are an administrator.

    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Leadership Team, 4/08/15, by Darla.
  • Re: Leadership Team, 4/24/15, by lynne.
  • Re: Leadership Team, 4/30/15, by storrsb.
  • Re: Leadership Team, 5/10/15, by Cindy.
  • Re: Leadership Team, 5/14/15, by storrsb.