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PD Provider: MASTERCLASS for Superintendents

Contact Information
MASTERCLASS for Superintendents
170 Fairway Rd.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Ann Koufman-Frederick
Co-Founder & Faculty

Provider Details
Course, Mentoring/Coaching
District Admin: supts/asst supts, special ed directors etc., School Admin: principals, asst principals, curriculum directors etc.
Blended (Hybrid), Online
10 events or fewer
0-5 years
Brief Description of Services
MASTERCLASS FOR SUPERINTENDENTS is a unique opportunity, designed by experienced education leaders, to support and accelerate the development of public school superintendents. MASTERCLASS leverages the power of an effective collegial network as the key to thriving as a Superintendent who shapes the future of education. The program is delivered in 10 monthly virtual modules that equip Leaders with tools, readings, videos, personalized feedback, peer consultation and facilitated learning conversations. Each monthly module includes two live sessions delivered virtually with the program faculty and the cohort colleagues. Module topics are explained on MasterClassforSupers/ Leaders are supported with a personalized learning journey on the MASTERCLASS learning and collaboration management system (Canvas). Each month, Leaders access the module video and resources, and engage in an online discussion in preparation for a cohort synchronous session focused on a real-life leadership scenario during which everyone applies their thinking, skills, and insights. Subsequently, Leaders engage in a Peer Consultation focused on current challenges in the Leaders’ districts. Throughout the program, each Leader partners with an Executive Coach to explore their challenges and apply their DiSC profile to their context. Leaders are expected to spend at least 10 hours a month reflecting on the content and consulting with colleagues in their cohort and they gain between 100 -120 PDPs upon completion of the 10-month program

Content Area(s)
Content CategoryDetailsGrade LevelsEducator Evaluation Standards
Leadership/AdministrationLeadership and Governance Student Support: School Culture and Family and Community Engagement Financial and Asset Management Human Resources Professional Development Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment: Fidelity of Implementation Collaborative Family and School Problem Solving Collaborative Leadership: Improving All Students\' Outcomes Developing, Modeling, and Dissemination of Best Practices Screening and Progress Monitoring Strategic Planning System Change Activities Other (Specify): Self-care; Teaming/Relationships; Diversity/Equity/Inclusions; Social Emotional LearningLower Elementary (Pre-K, K, 1, 2)
Upper Elementary (3, 4, 5)
Middle School (6, 7, 8)
High School (9, 10, 11, 12)
A-I: Instructional Leadership
A-II: Management and Operations
A-III: Family & Community Partnerships
A-IV: Professional Culture

An Individual Stacy Shakel, District Nurse/Health Coordinator, Mashpee Public Schools
An Individual David Ljungberg, Superintendent, Stoneham Public Schools
District/School Michael J. Welch, Former Superintendent, Dedham Public Schools
District/SchoolAndrea B. Schwamb, Ed. D., Wareham Public Schools
District/SchoolDavid Ljunberg, Superintendent, Stoneham Public Schools

Regions Served
No Regions Specified by Provider

Last Updated: March 1, 2015

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