Phoenix: 5th Annual National SAM Conference

November 3, 2011 in Conference, Featured, National, SAMs

Here’s a quick look at the content for the 5th Annual National SAM Conference, January 26-29, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona:

A principal from the Russian Federation was featured in the New York Times last month for his innovative approach to coaching teachers and working with students. Vasiliy Bogin will be in Phoenix to work with SAM/principal teams in January.

Todd Whitaker, Indiana State University professor and entertaining author, will work with teams on what principals and coaches do best.

Mike Rutherford, Rutherford Learning Group, will work with attendees on effective feedback.

Nancy Sandilands, a school bursar from Melbourne, Australia, will work with teams on effective time management.

Cynthia Uline, San Diego State University, will share research on how the very best principals use “expert noticing” when observing teachers.

Specific presentation geared for SAM attendees on effective communication and management work, as well as panels of SAM/principal teams will be featured.