High-Reliability Schools: Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Cultures

It’s the last day of the month, and that means the last #822chat focused on the topic of high reliability schools. In September we discussed: What is a high reliability school? Prioritizing action steps. The role communication plays in a high reliability school. Key leadership skills. This week we asked, how a safe, supportive, and… Continue reading High-Reliability Schools: Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Cultures

Background on High Reliability Schools

Far more often than not, catastrophic failures are the result of a cascading series of human errors or lapses in judgment. This relates to the ‘social construction’ of reliability. In a high reliability school, human error and judgment are minimized and systems that promote the success of each student are maximized. The topic of a… Continue reading Background on High Reliability Schools

Actions That Shape School Culture

In last week’s chat we announced a special opportunity to dig deeper with the 822 Go! Community. Also, we discussed this great question:What small act can you plan to do each week to shape your school culture?Here are the top Tweets:”I’m working on building relationships. The first week of school, so many opportunities to connect… Continue reading Actions That Shape School Culture

Supporting the Back to School Transition

The back to school transition is a time of excitement and a time of pressure. To-do lists grow long on the principal’s desk, last-minute staffing changes, teacher rooms to get ready, curriculum materials arriving, meet-and-greets in the evening… At our latest #822chat, we discussed the back to school transition. More precisely, How Do You Seek… Continue reading Supporting the Back to School Transition