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posted May 26, 2012, 6:16 PM by Kathy Blanc   [ updated May 26, 2012, 6:16 PM ]
APU EDUC 58097 Leading and Sustaining Change ASLI 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - Saturday, June 30, 2012

1 credit, Graded A-F
Assignments Due June 30, 2012
Anchorage, AK

Attend and participate in the ASLI May 31-June 3, 2012 at the Captain Cook Hotel


The focus of this institute is on a framework for improving student learning and organizational performance, strategies that can be used to transform learning in their schools and districts, and lateral capacity building opportunities through cross-district conversations.


1. Participants must attend the Alaska School Leadership Institute May 31 – June 3, 2012 at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, and
2. Read all materials, and
3. Using the tools and concepts presented in the course:

a. Describe an emerging best practice that you implemented, or saw implemented this year in a 2 page paper.


Contact Information (School, District, phone and email)
Alaska Self-Study Tool Domain(s) addressed (Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction, Supportive Learning Environment, Professional Development, Leadership)
Background about school
Priorities and strategies for improvement
Description of your emerging best practice - anchored to the domains (Describe the practice. Discuss how it evolved. Highlight key elements, including cultural responsiveness.)
Indicators of impact and improvement
Description of key supports leading to success
Summary of key lessons learned
If available, also include photos, videos or other multi-media portraying the school site and best practice, artifacts/documentation of the emerging best practice, discussion of the cultural responsiveness of the practice, and documentation of impact.

b. Write a 2 page reflection paper that applies three strategies from the Kotter framework to a current or planned change initiative. How will the material presented impact your actions next year? Include key players and the roles they might play in this process.

• All assignments are due no later than June 30, 2012.
• All grades must be submitted to the university at the same time. No early or late grades are permitted.
• No incompletes can be awarded.
• Participants who submit their papers after June 30 will not receive a passing grade.

All assignments must be placed in digital format (Word Document or pdf) and emailed to alaskaprincipal@gmail.com


Attendance and Participation – 50%
Final Project/Reflection – 50%