2020 in Review
What a year it’s been on so many levels? A year of challenges, a year of compassion, and a year of new ways of learning.
Since the launch of the PDRC in March 2020, over 2,500 educators from across New York State have engaged in the Long Island PDRC Virtual Sessions.
With this new virtual learning environment, virtual PDRC sessions have allowed us to bring you value and insights on leading teaching methods and modalities of this new working world. Whether it be zooming into a PD session from your kitchen table, from your laptop in the classroom, or in your home office, you haven’t let the working remote barriers impact your commitment to growth & learning.
Long Island PDRC 2020 by the numbers!
Over 2500 educators participated in our virtual, live PD workshops
50 sessions offered at various times to meet your busy schedule
24 unique session topics
You have rated us 3.75 on a 4.0 scale for presentation quality and effectiveness
Many of you have returned and engaged in several of our impactful sessions.
Thank you for joining us in 2020! We look forward to continuing to provide pertinent PD and seeing you in 2021!
Leadership Conversations: Prioritizing Habits in School Leadership
by Mitch Center
As we close out 2020 and look ahead to the new year, we face again the possibility a fresh beginning with boundless potential. Haven’t we all made promises to ourselves about what we will do differently and how we will be better – both personally and professionally – as we make New Year’s Resolutions and promises to ourselves? And we should! The passing of time is relentless, and it’s important to take stock and re-evaluate and make decisions about how and where we should expend our energy and talents.
To make resolutions that stick, you need to be able to identify what’s important to you – in other words, what your priorities are – and you need to be find a way to successfully incorporate new habits or ways of behaving into your routine.
Whether you are resolving to make changes in your personal or professional life, consider what James Clear teaches us in Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results.