PAHSCI Administrators’ Retreat held on November 14th & 15th PDF Print E-mail

On November 14 and 15, 2007, PAHSCI held its second annual Administrators’ Retreat at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania.  Thirty-two administrators from twenty PAHSCI schools were in attendance.  


Tim Lucas, Professor of Practice, Lehigh University, co-author of “Schools That Learn,” facilitated the sessions.  The focus of his presentation was titled, “Tools for Schools That Learn: Constructing a Sustainable Program.”  Participants had multiple opportunities to interact, collaborate, and reflect on issues related to Personal Mastery, Shared Vision, Mental Models, Team Learning, and Systems Thinking.  Each of the topics covered included the use “tools” that correlated to what Peter Senge calls “identified necessary skills for principals and other administrators.”  Administrators attending the retreat received a copy of the book, “Schools That Learn.”