Collaborating to Empower Others (CEO) Mississippi is now available through the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools to provide distinguished administrators with an avenue to sharpen their skill set and acquire new strategies to lead.
With a grant from the Phil Hardin Foundation, costs have been reduced for the participants of the CEO MISSISSIPPI Principal Academy which will be conducted by Dr. Bob Thompson and Mr. Brian Freeman. This generous support will enable participants to receive college credit or SEMI/OSL credit for their training through William Carey University.
The academy will encompass six seminars throughout the school year with the first session being held August 27, 28, and 29 at the Renaissance Hyatt in Madison, MS.
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APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNTIL JULY 15 AND WILL BE AWARDED ON A FIRST COME BASIS ACCORDING TO CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.
Mississippi Principal Academy
Principal Academy Cohort I
The development of the Principal Academy has evolved through university courses and professional experiences of Dr. Bob Thompson. Dr. Thompson has approximately 60 years of experience at all levels of education.
Principal Academy Cohort II
The objective of the academy is to provide leadership skills and strategies for principals, which can help influence and shape the individuals leadership vision and style while giving them thought provoking methods to think differently and out of the normal box. This can be measured by the schools academic improvement and success, faculty retention, and the increased longevity of quality principals with proven academic success in this particular field.
The goal of the academy is to provide high quality research-based professional development for administrators in Mississippi. The training will include but not limited to: (1) facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by all stakeholders; (2) advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff development; (3) ensuring management of the organization, operation, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment; (4) collaborating with faculty and community members, responding to diverse community interest and needs, and mobilizing community resources; (5) acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner; and (6) understanding, responding to, and influencing the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.
The design of the program is to create a setting that is open to quality sharing and academic leadership conversation. The trainer’s objective is to present information in a style th