Making Meetings Work
How to Get Started, Get Going, and Get It DoneBook - 2007
Are you attending more meetings and getting less done?Even with our busy schedules, meetings can be a productive use of time when we follow some simple guidelines. Based on her work with thousands of educators, meetings expert Ann Delehant#65533;s indispensable guide is packed with tools, strategies, tips, and ideas that fit the unique context of schools, learning communities, and instructional leaders. Offering step-by-step planning processes designed for principals, teacher leaders, staff developers, and trainers, this book provides guidelines for determining whether to have a meeting, helping groups work together to make decisions, and developing action plans. Demonstrating how effective meetings can sustain commitment and support, this excellent facilitation handbook covers:Planning a meeting and building the agendaConsidering innovative alternatives to traditional meetingsUsing energizers and other ideas for engaging and motivating groupsDetermining #65533;who#65533; gets to make #65533;what#65533; decisionsEstablishing norms and procedures for efficient use of timeSchool leaders, school improvement and grade-level teams, and school boards will find this a dynamic resource to help groups work toward collaboration and change the environment and school community culture for the better!
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif, : Corwin Press, c2007
Branch Call Number: 658 .456 DEL
Characteristics: xvii, 181 p. :,ill. ;,29 cm