Required Preparation for
The Effective Principal: From Theory to Practice
Please read the following articles: (included in the downloadable PDF preparation assignment)
“Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve”, Collins, Jim, Harvard Business Review, July 2005
Please carefully read this article before the course. Note what strikes you about the article; what resonates with you, what you find provocative, and what you find puzzling, etc. This article will play an essential part throughout our week together.
Watch a short video to prepare for your course.
BRING A LAPTOP (REQUIRED)
Your course materials are electronic. Hard copies of the materials will not be available on site. Participants are required to bring a laptop computer with appropriate adapters and wireless internet capability. Click here for more information about iPads and tablets.
Download Adobe Acrobat Reader DC now in order to be able to access your materials properly.
GET FAMILIAR WITH TC CONNECTION
...your online portal for everything related to your course. You should have received an email with signup instructions and enrollment information for your course. Use that email as a guide to login and set up your account. If you have not already registered, you can do so here. Your access code for the course is in the downloadable PDF.
AN ISSUE OR PROBLEM
In preparation for the small group sessions in the afternoon, please bring a short written (about one page) description of a leadership challenge that you are facing in your school, or if you are not in a leadership role yourself, that you believe is a leadership challenge at your school.
We look forward to seeing you this summer!
Kelly Armitage and Doug Musco (Miami)