Leading to Learn: Learning to Lead Organizational Leadership for the Child Care & Youth Development Director

How can you develop a motivated, enthusiastic, high performing staff team with a high level of commitment?  Attend this workshop! Often times, people who work well with children become leaders and administrators of the program. The purpose of this workshop is to help those leaders be more effective. Explore the complex systems of afterschool leadership, leaderly learning, and learn how to develop vision, and a culture of innovation, empowerment and teamwork. Good leaders are always learning. They learn to lead, and they lead to learn. 

Good leaders help others learn, thus creating more leaders.
Available as a 1.5 to full day workshop.


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Leading to Learn Handout

Narrative Handout - a 35-page excerpt from the book.

5 Steps to Growing Great Staff: Creating a Culture of Commitment

Do you want some powerful and practical strategies you can use to create a system of shared values, increase staff buy-in, and improve staff performance? In this session, we will share our best tips and techniques that have been proven to be effective at creating a positive and productive organizational culture resulting in being named a Top 5 Workplace in New Mexico seven years in a row.  We will share our best secrets that have helped reduce turnover, increase program and organizational pride, and facilitate strong and positive relationships among our staff.

5 Steps to Growing Great Staff

F.O.C.U.S…. The Facilitative Feedback Flywheel

Feedback is a fundamental and crucial practice of an effective leader. Continuous learning and improvement is “mission critical” for educators and caregivers who share in the mission of helping kids develop life skills. Being able to give employees clear and constructive feedback about their performance is essential for facilitating (making easier) their own continual development. In this session, we will share tried and true tips and tricks for giving feedback that is FOCUSED on issues, not personalities; FOCUSED on results; and FOCUSED on future success. Learn skills for giving feedback that will make your job as a leader easier, more fun, and more effective. Learn how to develop a culture that takes advantage of the learning opportunities inherent in mistakes.

F.O.C.U.S. Handout