Learn from innovative school leaders Dion Rivera and Letty Roman as they discuss ways to build bite-sized PD challenges that drive meaningful teacher growth!
Jarod Bormann hosts and discusses questions such as…
- How do you create a psychologically safe culture to make this work possible?
- How do you encourage vulnerability among your staff?
- Tell us why you got started with Video Coaching & Collaboration using Sibme.
- What are Sibme Missions and why did this idea make sense for your campus?
- What steps did you take to get your faculty onboard with Sibme Missions?
- What did the timeline look like for building Micro PD for your staff?
- How did you spread out Sibme Missions across your school year?
- How has this changed professional practice in your classrooms & building?
- What advice would you offer educators & programs that are getting ready for their first year of a professional learning strategy with video?
Dion Rivera- Principal: Smith Elementary School, Magnolia (TX) ISD
A 13 year educator who rose from a Teacher to Principal at Smith Elementary School in Magnolia I.S.D. Dion witnessed a transformation Smith Elementary accumulate all six of their designations from TEA. She credits the campus’ shift in culture from what was best for teachers to what’s best for instruction for their overall success.
“We cut out distractions that don’t lead to academic success. Our culture of instruction and constant feedback and collaboration lead to continuous growth for our teachers and students.”
Letty Roman- Principal: Magnolia Elementary School, Magnolia (TX) ISD
Letty Roman is Principal of Magnolia Elementary. She has been in the district for 14 years with eight years as principal at Smith and four years as assistant principal at Magnolia Elementary.