Ed Leadership: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Research-Based Resources that Support the Massachusetts Indicators of Program Quality
The SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs has compiled the attached resources list to support you in providing a rationale for your programmatic decisions. Search for them individually via the Resource Library link above.
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ABE Licensure
The ABE License for teachers is available through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs offers support and guidance to those seeking ABE Licensure. As of July 1, 2017, those seeking licensure...
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Putting a Price on People Problems at Work
What toll do workplace issues take on the bottom line of an organization? This article seeks to shed some light on the realities of these "costs."
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Shhh, the Dragon is Asleep and Its Name Is Resistance
This article looks at factors that result in resistance to educational change and how to work with these issues. At the end of the first article are two shorter articles. The first is "10 Things to Do About Resistance," and the second is "Recognizing the Face of Resistance."
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So You Think You Can Lead
This short article looks at what is needed to become and effective educational leader.
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WIOA Program Readiness Self-Assessment Tool for Massachusetts ABE Programs
This WIOA Program Readiness Self-Assessment Tool for Massachusetts ABE Programs is designed to help local programs prepare for and navigate the transition to WIOA. Based on the National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium’s WIOA Readiness Assessment, it is intended to guide programs...
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Good Ways to Communicate with Teachers
"Mid-year and mid-spring, I gave teachers a Reality Check—a one-page sheet with five questions: What's going particularly well for you this year? What concerns/issues do you have at this point? What can I do to best support you right now? If you could get some professional development right now,...
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Getting Genuine Commitment for Change
How can leaders communicate in a way that moves resistant teachers from grudging compliance to true commitment? "Resistance to change is a natural human tendency. We get comfortable with our routines, and it's hard to muster the energy to change something when we don't feel the urgency or need...
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Four Predictions for Students' Tomorrows
"To make students' futures better, we need to consider what skills they will need—and teach them. If we really want to prepare students for life beyond school, we could begin by asking ourselves what pieces of our own education we are using now as adults. That is an edgy question, and many teachers...
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Reflective Practices for Transformational Leaders
"The seeds of transformational leadership lie in honest, regular personal reflection by leaders. Transforming an organizational culture means understanding that culture, along with the mind-sets that create its structures and its patterns of thinking and behaving." Eight ways to examine your own...