Thursday, November, 30th
Salem Highschool: Multipurpose Room
$89 - Consortium
$119 - Non-Consortium
Check-in starts at 8:30 am
Start time is 9:00 am
Lunch release: 11:30 am-12:45 pm
Afternoon session starts at 12:45 pm
Session ends at 3:00 pm
Join us for an empowering workshop designed to equip school leaders and instructional coaches with the essential skills to master effective feedback conversations. In this dynamic session, participants will explore the art and science of fostering an environment conducive to meaningful feedback exchanges. This is a powerful stand-alone session with no pre-requisite requirement. If you attended Giving Effective Feedback to Teachers Even When They Don't Want It, this session will go deeper into the how and why of feedback conversations with more opportunities for authentic practice conversations.
1. Creating Conditions for Effective Feedback Conversations:
Learn how to cultivate an atmosphere that encourages open communication and growth. Discover strategies to establish trust, rapport, and a shared commitment to continuous improvement. Participants will explore the pivotal role of setting the right context for productive feedback discussions.
2. Meeting Human Needs through Feedback Conversations:
Delve into the psychological and emotional aspects of feedback. Explore how effective feedback can align with fundamental human needs, fostering a sense of competence, autonomy, and relatedness. Understand the motivational power of feedback in driving professional development and collaboration.
3. Analyzing the Components of Feedback Conversations:
Break down the anatomy of successful feedback conversations. Unpack the crucial components, from framing the conversation to providing actionable insights. Participants will gain insights into the nuances of constructive criticism, positive reinforcement, and the art of balancing praise and areas for improvement.
4. Practicing Written and Verbal Feedback:
Engage in hands-on activities to hone your skills in both written and verbal feedback. Through practical exercises and role-playing, participants will have the opportunity to apply newfound knowledge, refining their ability to deliver feedback that is specific, actionable, and growth-oriented.
Who Should Attend:
- School Leaders
- Instructional Coaches
- Educators aspiring to leadership roles
By the end of this workshop, participants will leave with a toolkit of strategies for creating a feedback-positive culture, an understanding of how feedback conversations can satisfy human needs, and practical experience in crafting and delivering effective feedback—both written and verbal. Elevate your leadership or coaching role through the mastery of transformative feedback conversations.
***Lunch will be on your own to accommodate all dietary restrictions & preferences. Salem High School is in a convenient location for finding dining opportunities.
WVPEC's 2024 Job Fair is open for registration!!! Please click on the link and register for the job fair before attending. Registration as always is FREE for this event.
Location: Salem Civic Center
Prize drawings 10am, 11am, & 12pm.
Recruiters will be actively looking to fill positions in their school systems. If you have or will have your teaching license by the end of the 2023/24 school year this is your event! It's also a great way to get on employer's radar if you are finishing up your program work!
May your job hunt prove fruitful.
The Conference is over. Thank you to all who participated. The next one is scheduled for June 20, 2024. downloads from the 2023 conference are available below.