College and Career Readiness — Part Two

October 4, 2013
Lydia Dobyns

Lydia Dobyns

I recently wrote about turning the “College and Career Ready Mantra” into reality for all students. Our ability to achieve this audacious goal is dependent on our capacity as educators to:

  • Adopt and model a growth mindset
  • Engage in adaptive leadership
  • Build and sustain learning organizations

We have adopted an adaptive leadership framework for our work with administrators and teachers. This model characterizes challenges leaders will face as either technical or adaptive. “Technical problems require learning new skills and can be extremely complex, but the knowledge required to solve the problem already exists,” explains Jim May, school development coach with New Tech Network who leads the Leadership Development program. Read the complete blog at the Huffington Post.

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