Driving Questions:

  • How might we use collaborative processes and protocols in developing a vision for our school for the 2017/18 school year?
  • What are the Priority Areas of Focus in your school? What are the pillars of your school community?
  • What supports, initiatives, PL etc. support each of the driving principles of your school?

A Visual draft of your PL plan and supporting evidence and measures for your SEP.
A stakeholder consultation process

Larry Rosenstock of High Tech High: Describes a School Narrative        https://youtu.be/E5HtCQZ_Qc8

Identifying a small number of core factors (6 or so) that must be included in your focus (the simple part); and realizing that the problem is how to make them gel—the chemistry of getting them to play out among individuals and groups (the complex part).
More on Simplexity



  • Be Fully Present
  • Assume a Beginner’s Mindset for the work. Park your title, be open-minded, empathetic, and Channel your inner Roy Group coach and coachee.
  • Fierce Collaboration: Lean in, get creative, embrace discomfort and have an awareness of your role in creating an engaging atmosphere.
  • Make, Create, Do
  • We use processes and protocols that help us to be collaborative and creative together.

May 3, 2018

08:45 Welcome and Introductions

09:00 Reflecting on Professional Learning. Table Talk and Knowledge Commons

09:20 What are all of the professional learning demands? X axis, Y axis

10:00 Declare your PL theme/s for the 2018/19 professional learning
Resource: https://deltalearns.ca/afl/ 

10:15 Critical Friends Protocol

10:45 Coffee

11:00 Learning Design Plan for the 2018/19 School School Year.
– How might our PL calendar provide leadership opportunities in the facilitation and follow up of the learning?
– How could we enrich this professional learning with partners, places and peers?
– How might we honour TPGP goals or personalization in professional learning?

12:00 Lunch Provided

12:45 Choose one of the dates and design the agenda and MRPs for the day.

1:30 Reflection and Tool Time

3:00 Departure