Flipping the Script for Staff Meetings

Session notes from "Flipping the Script for Staff Meetings: 10 Strategies to Create a Culture of Collaboration," Presented by Jessica Gomez and Allyson Apsey.

What was the speaker’s main message?

Use collaboration to bring excitement, engagement, and fun to staff meetings.

What was the speaker’s best quote?

“Give everyone a voice.”

What were the Top 5 ideas from the session?

  1. Allow your staff to share what they would like to teach.
  2. Allow your staff to share what they would like to learn.
  3. Use what your staff shares and plan to meet their needs and preferences.
  4. Make PD fun.
  5. Use read alouds with adults.

What is one strategy that you will implement immediately?

I will definitely decide upon a great read aloud to use with my staff.

What is one strategy that will help you with instructional leadership?

Incorporating teacher expertise and voice is always a good strategy to use to develop other staff members. Each one teach one.

What is one idea that you want to learn more about?

I want to learn more about the fanny pack speaker.

What are three resources you will check out?

I will check out The Path to Serendipity and other books by Allyson Apsey.

I can’t wait to tell my teachers about this idea:

Using menti.com with their students.

Notes by Aqila Malpass, Assistant Principal of Rocky Ridge Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama.