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November 1, 2021
Vol. 79
No. 3
ASCD Community in Action

ASCD Community in Action November 2021

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News and updates from around the association.

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Professional Learning

Introducing Topic Bundles

ASCD has bundled some of our books and Quick Reference Guides on important topics into collections that will help you stay on top of learning this year. The bundles, such as those supporting English language learners and new teachers, come with a 10 percent discount (plus added savings for members). Find the resources that will work best for your school.

Resources to Cultivate Educator Efficacy

Coaching expert Jim Knight offers a blueprint for establishing, administering, and assessing an instructional coaching program laser-focused on every educator's ultimate goal: the academic success of students.
Evaluating Instructional Coaching: People, Programs, and Partnership by Sharon Thomas, Jim Knight, Michelle Harris, Ann Hoffman. (ASCD & One Fine Bird, 2021). Stock no. 122039.
A clear and comprehensive guide to evaluating and supporting instructional coaches and coaching programs, including how to recruit, hire, and retain effective coaches.
What's Your Leadership Story? A School Leader's Guide to Aligning How You Lead with Who You Are by Gretchen Oltman and Vicki Bautista. (ASCD, 2021). Stock no. 121020.
Oltman & Bautista walk you through the eight steps necessary to craft a personal leadership philosophy: a reflective explanation of the leadership style, core values, mindset, and real-life experiences that make you the leader you are today.
Principal Labs: Strengthening Instructional Leadership Through Shared Learning by Megan Kortlandt, Carly Stone, & Samantha Keesling. (ASCD, 2021). Stock no. 122005.
Learn how to create a flexible structure for collaborative professional learning called the "principal lab," in which K–12 principals learn with and from each other to become better instructional leaders.

ASCD Upcoming Virtual Events

ASCD Leadership Summit: 
Lead to Flourish: Serving the Whole Child & Whole Educator (Dec 13–16, 2021)
ASCD Virtual Symposium: 
Equity in Action
 (Feb 2, 2022)
ASCD & ILASCD Pre–K and Kindergarten Conference (Mar 15, 2022)
ASCD Annual Conference: 
Rising and Thriving
 (Mar 18–21, 2022)

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