Leading Through Change: Supporting and Empowering Your Community in Challenging Times (CATDC Online)

May 14, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

Cost $200 members; ($300 non-members)


Leading Through Change: Supporting and Empowering Your Community in Challenging Times

SESSION 1: May 14, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

SESSION 2: May 21, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm


How can you be the best leader you can be when facing ongoing uncertainty and upheaval? This two-part online series will provide the opportunity for school leaders to build capacity, connect with colleagues, and gain new perspectives and strategies.

In Session 1 (May 14, 2020) participants will:

  • Explore what social science indicates are key approaches in supporting others and leading organization through challenging times

  • Reflect on their own leadership style

  • Identify specific challenges and opportunities at their own school sites

  • Strategize about approaches to empower others, build connection, and solidify purpose with their constituencies

Building off new learnings, Session 2 (May 21, 2020) will allow participants to deepen their capacity for leading through difficult times, and will explore:

  • How neurobiology is impacting individual and organizational behaviors

  • The time horizon of different leadership styles and the short and long term benefits of different approaches

  • Key indicators of success to track during times of challenge

This interactive workshop is ideal for Heads, Assistant Heads, Division Leaders, Academic Deans, Deans of Teaching and Learning, and others in key administrative roles.


Kate Sheppard, CATDC Facilitator

Kate Sheppard’s work focuses on helping non-profit and human-service organizations develop leadership, evaluate and articulate impact, and synchronize their actions and ideologies. Kate has worked as a consultant for the past ten years as a Senior Associate for Dialogues in Action leading over 100 large-scale evaluation projects. In 2018 Kate founded her own consulting company, See Change Consulting. For the past seventeen years, Kate has also worked for the YMCA of San Francisco. Her current role directing staff development allows her to focus on supporting over 2,400 staff in creating positive work environments, building individual capacity, and leading organizational change strategies.

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