Transforming School Culture

This course is for educators and administrators that are interested in learning why transforming school culture is essential to educational reform, and how to make such a transformation.
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Updated on: February 12, 2019

Presenter Anthony Muhammad sheds new light on understanding the complicated and dynamic relationships among school professionals to create a cohesive and positive culture. In this course he identifies four general archetypes: The Believers, The Tweeners, The Survivors and The Fundamentals. If not working harmoniously these types on your staff can be highly resistant to change and prone to interpersonal discord. This course will provide insight coupled with practical strategies for understanding and working with each type to dramatically improve school culture.

  • Practical guidance from an expert on how to transform school culture
  • Convenient, flexible online format
  • 45 PD hours or 3 graduate credits
Skills You'll Learn

In this course, you'll learn why transforming school culture is essential to educational reform. You will learn the characteristics of four groups of teachers and the impact of each group on school culture. You will also explore the role of school leaders in creating conditions that motivate people to change.

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About the Instructor

Dr. Anthony Muhammad is a much sought-after educational consultant. Dr. Muhammad, a practitioner for more than 20 years, served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal. Dr. Muhammad’s tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal. His most notable accomplishment came as principal at Levey Middle School in Southfield, Michigan, a National School of Excellence, where student proficiency on state assessments more than doubled in 5 years.

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