Leadership and Pedagogical Momentum


This five-part presentation provides a holographic look into an ambitious plan to improve student learning through design-based research and design-based professional learning cycles focused on middle level school-based leaders. In this colloquium, the collaboration between a Canadian university, a professional learning network, and a large urban school will be shared. The following talks will be presented: The necessity and complexity of instructional leadership: A district response; Design-based professional learning for improved leadership and instructional practice; Research practice partnerships; Findings from a study involving a group of mid-level school-based learning leaders participating in a design-based learning series; and 5. Findings from a study involving leadership teams. Discussion will center around the implications of this collaboration on leadership and pedagogical momentum to impact learning.


Design-based Research, Design-based Professional Learning, Leadership, Collaboration, Partnerships


Educational Organization and Leadership


Colloquium


  • Ronna Mosher
    • Assistant Professor, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada Alberta, Canada
  • Brenda Gladstone
    • COO, Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada Canada
  • Candace Saar
    • Director of Professional Learning Galileo Educational Network, University of Calgary, Canada Canada
  • Barbara Brown
    • Director of Professional Graduate Programs in Education & Partner Research Schools; Director of Research, Galileo Educational Network
  • Lori Pamplin
    • Project Lead, Leadership Curriculum Development, Werklund School of Education; Consultant, Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada Canada