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Destination High Performance West Coast 2021
 

MARCH 9-10 | STARTING AT 9 A.M. PT

DESTINATION HIGH PERFORMANCE

West Coast 2021 | Virtual Conference
 

Tickets: $150

Succeeding at Continuous Improvement: Meeting Daily Challenges While Maintaining Focus on What Matters

Hear what’s working across the country as leaders meet the extraordinary challenges of our times while still focusing on meeting goals, improving leadership skills, upgrading organizational processes and providing exceptional service to those who matter most. Engage in timely learning conversations with coaches and leaders who have been highly successful in overcoming tough challenges.  

Join us for two days of virtual learning from highly successful leaders on the West Coast!

FEATURED TOPICS

Making Difficult Decisions

Utilizing scenario planning to make difficult decisions

Process Improvement

What does it take to increase capacity through improvement processes? 

Short Cycles of Improvement

Navigating challenges through 30- and 45-day plans of improvement

Aligning Values With Processes

How do you align continuous improvement processes around organizational values?

Cascading Communication

How do you use feedback and communication to drive progress?

Agenda

MAR 9

TUESDAY


8:30-9 A.M.

*All sessions are in Pacific time.

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE
9-9:15 A.M.
WELCOME AND ORIENTATION

Janet Pilcher | Managing Director and Executive Leader
Studer Education


KK Owen | Leader Coach
Studer Education

 

9:15-9:25 A.M.
WEST COAST WELCOME

Steve Herrington | Superintendent
Sonoma County Office of Education | CA

9:25-10 A.M.
KEYNOTE

Setting the Stage for Improvement

Pat Greco | Senior Director of Thought Leadership
Studer Education

10-10:45 A.M.
PARTNER SHOWCASE: USING FEEDBACK AND CASCADING COMMUNICATION

 

Feedback and Communication
JoAnn Sternke and Kathy Oropallo | Leader Coaches

Studer Education

 

Using Feedback and Communication to Drive Progress

Estacada School District | OR

10:45-11 A.M.
NETWORKING BREAK
11-11:45 A.M.
PARTNER SHOWCASE: ALIGNING TO VALUES

Manage Up!

Gayle Juneau-Butler and Melissa Matarazzo | Leader Coaches
Studer Education

 

People First: Aligning Continuous Improvement Processes Around Organizational Values 

Tea Area School District | SD

11:45 A.M.-NOON
15 MINUTES THAT MATTER

What Are We Learning? What Will We Do?

KK Owen | Leader Coach
Studer Education

 

NOON-12:15 P.M.
NETWORKING BREAK
12:15-12:45 P.M.
TIMELY LEARNING CONVERSATIONS WITH COLLEAGUES: LEARNING FROM THE BRIGHT SPOTS

1. Leaders Go First: Modeling What Right Looks Like With Senior Leaders
San Benito County Office of Education | CA
 

2. Making the Hardest Decisions Well: Sustaining Trust and Managing Layoff Decisions

Sonoma County Office of Education | CA

 

3. Defining Measures and Routines That Matter to Ensure Safety With a Daily Dashboard

Estacada School District | OR

 

4. Building Culture Through Intentional Processes

Burton School District | CA

 

5. Engaging All Voices to Own Our Values

Tulare County Office of Education | CA

 

6. Navigating the Important During the Urgent: Taking the Leap to Align Our System to Improve Our Impact

El Dorado County Office of Education | CA

 

7. Engaging Cabinet in Leadership Development to Build Processes Around Improvement

David Douglas School District | OR

12:45-1 P.M.
CLOSING OUT THE DAY

Takeaways and Burning Questions

KK Owen | Leader Coach
Studer Education

 

MAR 10

WEDNESDAY


8:30-9 A.M.

*All sessions are in Pacific Time.

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE
9-9:15 A.M.
WEST COAST WELCOME

Ryan Carpenter | Superintendent
Estacada School District | OR

9:15-10 A.M.
KEYNOTE

Learning From Day 1: Answering Your Questions

Janet Pilcher | Managing Director and Executive Leader
Studer Education

10-10:45 A.M.
PARTNER SHOWCASE: DECISION MAKING AND SCENARIO PLANNING

Scenario Planning and Level 3 Decision Matrix

Sabrina Hebeler and KK Owen | Leader Coaches
Studer Education

 

How to Make Difficult Decisions Under Pressure

Litchfield Elementary School District #79 | AZ

10:45-11 A.M.
NETWORKING BREAK
11-11:45 A.M.
PARTNER SHOWCASE: SHORT CYCLES OF IMPROVEMENT

Stoplight Strategy Scenarios

Kathy Oropallo and JoAnn Sternke | Leader Coaches
Studer Education

 

Maximizing Staff Engagement and Facilitating 45-Day Improvement Planning to Navigate the Real Challenges
Humboldt County Office of Education | CA

11:45 A.M.-NOON
15 MINUTES THAT MATTER: STAYING THE COURSE

Let's Talk. How to Stay Focused on What Matters—A Coaching Conversation

Kathy Oropallo | Leader Coach
Studer Education

NOON-12:15 P.M.
NETWORKING BREAK
12:15-12:50 P.M.
EXPERT PANEL: CASCADING THE POWER OF IMPROVEMENT THROUGHOUT THE SYSTEM


Pat Greco | Panel Facilitator, Leader Coach and Director of Thought Leadership
Studer Education

 

What We are Learning From Improving Student Outcomes and Increasing Parent Engagement Through the Pandemic
School District of Menomonee Falls | WI

12:50-1 P.M.
CLOSING AND EVALUATION

Janet Pilcher | Managing Director and Executive Leader
Studer Education

 

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS