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2017 Leadership Summit Handout Downloads

Competency

Session Title

Breakout Session I Friday, February 26, 2016

Advocacy

Creating a Culture of Political Advocacy and Political Activism

We v. Us v. Them: Advocacy Using a “Political Compass”

Stealth and Subterfuge to Attack Pensions: How do We Counteract Laura and John Arnold?

Beyond Bread and Butter Unionism: Empowering Educators and Advocating for Students

Business

Couch to $K: Get a Running Start on Basic Fiscal Fitness

Overview of Fiduciary Roles and Responsibilities and the Financial Standards for Leaders

Taking Care of Business: Succession Planning for Smooth Leadership Transitions

Risky Business: Recognizing the Early Warning Signs that Threaten the Fiscal Health of Your Affiliate

Ensuring Our Bright Future: A Strategic Approach to Ensuring Use of Association Assets for Maximum Member Benefit

Communication

Communicating for Organizing

Governance and Leadership

Design On A Dime: How a Simple Classroom Makeover Will Bring Disciplinary and Academic Dividends

NEA360 - Professional Organizing with NEA edCommunities

You Can’t Lie to Me: Advanced Body Language Techniques and Investigative Skills

Emotional Intelligence: The Key Success Factor

Leading Our Professions

Letting Your Classroom Bloom: Using Question and Discussion Techniques for Common Core Mastery

The Delaware Teacher Leadership Initiative: Growing and Supporting Educator Leadership

Lights! Camera! Action! Teacher Leadership and Instructional Growth through Video Reflection Teams

Networking for Student Success

Teacher Leadership: Defining Roles and Destinations

Advancing the Profession: An Exploration of the Teacher Leadership Initiative

The Whole School and Whole Community: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student—PART 1

It’s Not “Just” Good Teaching: Cultural Competence for Educators

Organizing

A Strong Local: Representing Full-Time, Part-Time, Faculty, Counselors and Librarians in One Unit

The Importance of Knowing your Association

Building Relationships and Collaboration Between Local Unions

Organizing for Power: Relational Engagements Tactics

Preparing for Friedrichs v CTA: Building A Powerful Union

Community Organizing and Degrees not Debt

Effective Inter-Organization Voter Engagement

Supporting Community Education Pathways and Opportunities from Kindergarten through Community College

How to Develop a Member Led Training Based on the NEA Leadership Competencies

Breakout Session II Saturday, February 27, 8:30-10:30 am

Advocacy

Asking Important Questions and Making Education a Key Issue in the 2016 Elections

Interactive Discussion of the Major Issues Impacting Women Today

Building Community Partnerships for Action, Engagement and Mobilization to Support Public Education

Creating Change through Social Justice

You, Me, and We – Advocating to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Running, Winning and how your Union can Help

Business

Today’s Budget, Tomorrow’s Goals: Planning for the Long-term with Short- term Budgets

Establishing Responsible Practices to Prevent/Reduce Loss at Your Association

IRS Form 990: Removing the Smoke and Mirrors

Communication

Communicating for Organizing

Be Your Own PR Team

Many Voices, One NEA Message

Digital Campaigning for On-the-Ground Organizing

Governance and Leadership

Ten Lessons in Educator Leadership

Empowered Educators: Moving from Theory to Action

Leading and Participating in Effective, Cohesive Teams

Improvise: How to Use Improvisation to Turn Chaotic Moments into Opportunities for Success

No Dull Moments! A Hands-On Experiential Learning Playshop —PART 1

Powerful, Prepared, Proactive: Building a Comprehensive Plan to Win—Part 1

Leading Our Professions

Peer to Peer Feedback: Formative Classroom Walkthroughs

Guiding First Year Educators through Peer Mentoring

Improve Quality, Building Trust and Increasing Our Capacity to Thrive: NEA’s System of Success

Educator-Powered Schools

Community Schools: An Organizing Tool and Alternative to Charters and Takeovers

Ensuring High Quality School-Based Experiences : Cooperating Educator Training

The Whole School and Whole Community: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student—PART 2

It’s Not “Just” Good Teaching: Cultural Competence for Educators

Organizing

Organizing in the Urban School District

Walk-ins: A Strategy on How to Organize Parents, Students and Community Partners to Protect Public Schools

Organizing Conversations that Build Power

Building Successful Organizing Campaigns using Individual Meetings and House Meetings

Breakout Session III Saturday, February 27, 2:15-4:15

Advocacy

Asking Important Questions and Making Education a Key Issue in the 2016 Elections

Interactive Discussion of the Major Issues Impacting Women Today

Building Community Partnerships for Action, Engagement and Mobilization to Support Public Education

Creating Change through Social Justice

You, Me, and We—Advocating to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Business

Couch to $K: Get a Running Start on Basic Fiscal Fitness

Overview of Fiduciary Roles, Responsibilities and Financial Standards for Leaders

Taking Care of Business: Succession Planning for Smooth Leadership Transitions

Today’s Budget, Tomorrow’s Goals: Planning for the Long-term with Short- term Budgets

Establishing Responsible Practices to Prevent/Reduce Loss at Your Association

Ensuring our Future: Strategic Approach to Using Association Assets for Maximum Member Benefit

Will Your Association Survive the Supreme Court? Financial Implications of Supreme Court Rulings

Membership: The Value of a Lifetime

Communication

Communications Plan Office Hours

Communications For Organizing

Be your own PR Team

Digital Campaigning for On-the-ground Organizing

Governance and Leadership

Discovering your Leadership Values

Improvise: How to Use Improvisation to Turn Chaotic Moments into Opportunities for Success

No Dull Moments! A Hands-On Experiential Learning Playshop—PART 2

Powerful, Prepared, Proactive: Building a Comprehensive Plan to Win—PART 2

Leading Our Professions

Social Justice: Are You Equipped to be a Warrior of Change?

How to Own the Internet with 21st Century Professional Development

Creating Opportunities for Student/Family Engagement: Digital Tools and Learning

NEA Commission on Effective Teachers and Teaching: Teacher Leadership & the Future of Education Policy

The Whole School and Whole Community: Meeting the Needs of the Whole Student—PART 3

Organizing

Off the Menu and At the Table: Using Professional Development to Get a Seat at the Table

Coordinated Bargaining and Community Engagement in the Era of Agency Fee

Using Contract Language to Build Power with Parents and Community

Just Let Me Teach--The Battle Cry of the Overstressed Educator

Breakout Session IV—Sunday February 28, 8:00-9:30am

Advocacy

Political Advocacy: Organizing for Power – It’s time to Lead!

Closing the Achievement Gap: Ethnic Empowerment for Students and Staff

Winning Issues and Elections for Members and Students

Truth in Labeling: Disproportionality in Special Education

Business

Do You Know What Your Members Want? Aligning NEA Strategic Goals to Member Demographics

Rough Road Ahead: Alternatives to Help Navigate Common Association Risk

Show Me the Money!

Communication

Communications Plan Office Hours

Communicating for Organizing

Governance and Leadership

Empowering Yourself as a Union Representative

Are You Leading at Your Personal Best?

How to Set Yourself on Fire without Burning Out

You Can’t Lie to Me: Advanced Body Language Techniques and Investigative Skills

Courageous Leadership

Leading Our Professions

Is Teacher Prep Doing A Good Job? A Leadership Opportunity to Make This Happen

Educator Owned Professional Learning

The NEA Foundation’s Online Courses: Tools for Professional Development and Continuing Education

An Integrated Approach to Sustaining Student Achievement

The NEA GPS “It Takes a Barrio” Grant: Mentoring Minority Students into the Teaching Profession

Challenges on the Path to Teacher Leadership

Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities Presented by Dual Enrollment and Early College Programs

Organizing

Building and Evolving Union Power: Lessons from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Community Schools: An Organizing Strategy and Alternative to Charters and Takeovers

Generation NEXT Leaders

Latino Outreach Cadre: Engaging Beyond the Classroom

Social Justice Activism and Community Mapping

Seattle 2015: Anatomy of a Strike

Organizing an Educational Village

From Strike to Collaboration: One Local’s Pathway to Change

Examining Social Justice in Teacher Education from an Accreditor’s Perspective

DACA at Hinkley: Empowering Teachers to Advocate for Undocumented Students

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