#MASSPchat 9/26 - Academic Culture

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The Topic: Academic Culture
Creating a culture of success for all of the students in your building is crucial. This week, join me and guest moderator Donna Bougnher, Principal of Grayling High School, to talk about the ways in which we can build and maintain an academic culture that promotes student success.

Meet Our Moderator:
Tammy Jackson (@tammyjacksonej) joined the MASSP staff in September 2016 after a 31-year tenure with the East Jordan Public Schools, first as a teacher then assistant principal/athletic director and finally principal for the last 18 years. Along with her extensive tenure as a school administrator, Tammy has served on MASSP’s board of directors including two years as president. Tammy has also been an instructor for MASSP Path to Leadership program and played a role in the development of course work for the program. As a principal Tammy has been instrumental in her districts use of 5D+, including the training of the K-12 teaching staff. Outside of her position as school principal, Tammy has served the community where she works and lives, presiding over both on the East Jordan Rotary Club and East Jordan Chamber of Commerce.

This Week's Questions:

  1. How do you celebrate academic success school wide?
  2. How do parents know that you school values academic achievement?
  3. What are the barriers when you increase student achievement expectations.
  4. How do you share a student’s achievement with them?
  5. What programs or initiatives do you value that have contributed to a high academic culture?
  6. What rules/procedures have you implemented that govern academic achievement.
  7. Have you made any changes in the criteria for academic recognition at graduation?