Managing to Lead

Finding time for what matters most - at work and at home.

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Please Note: Both Workshops are In Person and not Virtual

The multiple change initiatives underway in education demand more time for learning leadership than ever before. How will you manage such leadership challenges? Where will you find the time? Managing to Lead is designed for an administrator and his/her administrative assistant to take TOGETHER. This has helped countless teams and schools take substantial “leaps forward” in their work – and in their personal lives.

Register for this one-day workshop with your teammate and find a better way! Participants spend the day working together as a team to improve time management and office procedures for a more productive, professional, and enjoyable daily experience at work and beyond!

  • Reflect on the common design mismatch of managing a school with 20th-century routines while trying to lead a 21st-century learning organization. 
  • Understand how this design mismatch inhibits desired results -- inside and outside of work.
  • Articulate specific goals for professional and personal growth.
  • Find sustainable ways to increase the impact on what matters most and build a sense of team.
  • Leave the session armed with ways to obtain a personal and professional “leap forward” during the school year.

“This was absolutely a ‘difference maker.'  Please consider doing this for others!” 

“This program was incredibly helpful. I think I am a better principal because I am spending the majority of my time where it matters, in the classroom..."

Date Venue  
July 29, 2021   

Holiday Inn, Stevens Point

August 5, 2021

Ingleside, Waukesha 

We will meet in the Ingleside Pavilion. Please see attached map.


Workshop Fee: $180 AWSA Member Teams and $360 Non-Member Teams

Cancellation Policy: Full refund of fees will be made on cancellations received 10 working days prior to the event. Following that date, a 40% administrative fee will be retained. There will be no refund for no-shows or cancellations during the event.

Schedule at a Glance

8:00-9:30              Welcome and General Session: Building a Common Foundation for Your Team

9:30-9:45              Break

9:45-11:30            General Session: Setting Conditions for a Leap Forward 

11:30-12:00          Lunch

12:00-1:30           General Session: Developing a Plan for Your Leap Forward: Part1 

1:30-1:45             Break    

1:45-3:00             General Session: Developing a Plan for Your Leap Forward: Part 2 

3:30                     Adjourn


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Interested in conducting this workshop in your school or district? Contact Joe or call (608) 241-0300.

Managing to Lead is supported by AWSA