Appreciative Education for more Successful Organizational and Individual Education Initiatives
With the growing competition and urgency of new ideas, there are numerous success stories born round-the-clock. Ineffably, mediocrity leads you nowhere and hence your service and approach has to be exclusive. Appreciative Education is one such powerful theory which provides a practice framework that intentionally guides organizational and individual educational initiatives. The theory has six phases—Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver and Don’t settle— backed by Appreciative mindset.
Originally based on the organizational development theory of Appreciative Inquiry and the positive psychology literature, the theory has the potential to bring together PreK – PhD by providing a common language, mindset and approach. It helps in making the framework flexible for you as an educator, administrator or professional so that you can optimize your students’ success.
The Appreciative Education framework is used to enhance individual interactions, teaching, research, and administration. This conference by Jennifer L. Bloom, Ed.D will specifically focus on how it can be used as a theory-to-practice framework for leading educational organizations.
- Understand the theoretical infrastructure behind Appreciative Education, including a brief overview of Appreciative Inquiry
- Understand and apply the six phases of Appreciative Education: Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver, and Don’t Settle
- Learn how to be an Appreciative Leader
- Utilize the six phases to enhance staff meetings
- Explore potential adaptations of the model in participants’ individual working environment
Who Should Attend
- K-12 Principals, Assistant Principals, and K-12 teachers
- College-level Deans/Directors, Associate/Assistant Deans and Directors, faculty, and professional staff members
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.