BC: What will your vision be? | Natalie Chase Fall 2011
FC: Dr. Woodrow Fall 2011 | Developing a vision and strategy Natalie Chase
1: A principal should be student-centered and their school vision should center around the betterment of the students.
2: Apple tree scenario
3: Breaking through resistance with vision Authoritarion decree Micromanagement Vision | The only approach that has the potential to break through all the forces that support the status quo.
4: 3 purposes of a vision | 1. Clarifies the general direction for change. 2. It motivates people to take action in the right direction. 3. It helps coordinate the actions of followers in a remarkably fast and efficient way.
5: As a leader, you have to be prepared to go against the grain. What will you do communicate your vision to your staff?
6: Imaginable Desirable Feasible Focused Flexible Communicacable | Characteristics of an effective vision
7: What do George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, and Clara Barton share in common?
8: Principals must create a climate and a culture for change. How will you work to create a climate and culture for change in your school.
9: They do this by speaking about the vision often and enthusiastically; by encouraging experiments; by celebrating successes and forgiving failures; and by remaining steadfast in the face of the inevitable problems and missteps.
10: First Draft | Role of the guiding coalition | Importance of teamwork | Role of the head to the heart | Messiness of the process | Time frame | End Product
11: An ineffective vision is may be worse than no vision at all. Leading Change John P. Kotter