The 2017 Summer Programs to be offered at the RBT Conference Center in Acton, MA are now posted.
Announcing 2017 Summer Programs
New Book Release - High Expectations Teaching: How We Persuade Students to Believe and Act on "Smart is Something You Can Get"
The new release debunks the myth of fixed intelligence. For all the productive conversation around "mindsets," what's missing are the details of how to convince our discouraged and underperforming students that "smart is something you can get."
NEW TITLE: Transforming Ineffective Teams: Maximizing Collaboration's Impact on Learning
The Skillful Leader II has been reissued under new title. This important book arms administrators and teacher leaders with step-by-step strategies to confront and raise the performance of teams and individuals who undermine student learning.
Workshop for Aga Khan Education Services in Dubai
Starting on January 17th, 2015, President of RBT, Dr. Jon Saphier, will be leading a workshop in Dubai for leaders from the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), which operates over 200 schools in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda, and Tajikistan.
Strengthening Teacher Evaluation (The Skillful Leader III) Supplements
Check out the newly posted downloads. In particular, see Crosswalk Aligned to Massachusetts Model System for Teacher Evaluation which identifies relevant sections of the book.
Five Things New Principals Need to Succeed
ASCD Express published this article on August 28, 2014 by Susan Szachowicz and Sharon Wolder, former and current principal respectively of Brockton High School, mentioning Research for Better Teaching in the section about "sense of priority."
Jon Saphier Presents to Cambridge School Committee
A proposal in May, 2014 of a comprehensive multi-year professional development initiative for Cambridge Public Schools called the High Expertise Teaching Project - available to view on video.
MSSAA PD Workshops 2014-2015
RBT to hold 2 workshops in Leadership & Evaluation strand. Register now!