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2019 Principal Leadership Academy: Stepping Up to High Quality Instruction


  • Amy Okeze
  • Laura Matson
  • John O'Connor
  • Erin Stewart


Join us for our 4th annual Principal Leadership Academy focused on high quality instruction, equitable and culturally responsive learning spaces, and instructional leadership. This two-day learning experience will provide data analysis of building specific outcomes for students with disabilities and networking with other leaders in the region. Come spend time in a supportive environment to energize and elevate your leadership practices for high quality instruction and high achievement of all students.

Presenter, John O'Connor, has led school improvement initiatives at state and local levels for over 26 years in public education and will guide participants through day on of our academy. In his book,  Great Instruction, Great Achievement for Students with Disabilities, John writes, "If we are going to increase the achievement of students with disabilities, then we must provide GREAT instruction at every school, in every class, for every student - every day"

Day one topics will include: 

  • The Need for High Quality Instruction 
  • Building Data Dive 
  • Indicators of Great Instruction
  • System Change Considerations
  • Action Planning

Professional leaders from our region will take you through day-two breakout sessions which include: 

  • UDL: Responding to Learner Variability 
  • Effective Co-Teaching
  • Implicit Bias in Referrals
  • Supporting Great Instruction


Green River College, Kent Campus
417 Ramsay Way, Suite 112 Kent WA 98032


  • Mon, July 29 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tue, July 30 2019 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM


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Professional Hours
Clock Hour Number: SEI0525
11.00 Clock Hours $33.00