Pre-Conference Institute

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
7:45am – 4:45pm
Dillard High School for the Performing Arts

Presented By:

Dr. Sharon Williams & Max Silverman, Center for Educational Leadership (CEL)


Principal Supervision 101: What Do Highly Effective Principal Supervisors Do to Support the Improvement of Principal Performance


New and Aspiring Principal Supervisors

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will leave the sessions with the following learning outcomes:

  • A working knowledge of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) 2015 Model Principal Supervisor Standards.
  • Critical aspects of the 2015 Model Principal Supervisor Standards and how to leverage the standards to practical applications.
  • Understanding the unique role of the Principal Supervisor as the coach, mentor and supervisor.
  • Ability to develop and use principal learning plans as a key practice tool.
  • Understanding of promising practices from leading districts across the country.


Overview of Day (Tentative):

7:45 am – 8:30 am Breakfast and Socializing
8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome/Opening Plenary
9:00 am – 11:00 am Session 1
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session 2
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:20 pm – 2:40 pm Session 3
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:20 pm – 4:20pm Session 4
4:20 pm – 4:45 pm Closing & Evaluation

Subject To Change


$275 (Includes Round-trip Transportation From Hotel to Institute Venue, Breakfast, Lunch and Institute Materials)

Institute Registration Closes Monday, April 17, 2017.

About the Presenters:

The center for educational leadership portrait with Sharon Wiliams,Wendy London,Steve Fink and Hanns-Peter NagelDr. Sharon Williams

Serves as a project director with the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL). She uses her leadership skills to serve students, teachers and leaders in urban school districts and has shared her expertise in school improvement and professional development through national and international conferences. She is an experienced educator with 14 years of experience as a teacher, principal and executive director of teaching and learning and professional development.








Silverman_M_83 (004)Max Silverman

Serves as an associate director at the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership, and provides leadership for CEL’s district partnership work. He joined the Center in 2009, after leading high school reform efforts in the Highline Public Schools (Wash.) for nine years. As a principal and central office leader, he successfully led the transformation to a portfolio of high schools focused on sustainable instructional improvement and personalization.