Building Strong Partnerships with Administration and Teachers
How can we establish solid partnerships with our school administrators, teachers and other parties who have a common goal for our students? We must first recognize that we need to have a mindset that supports a teamwork approach. There are specific ingredients that will catapult your support system to create a deeper level of collaboration. In the process you will build long-lasting professional relationships that will establish ongoing change in your community.
The learner will receive insight on creating strong partnerships within their school community by:
- Understanding how to create a supportive team with teachers, therapists, and administrators
- Recognizing the need to keep a growth mindset that genuinely supports a teamwork approach
- Learning specific ingredients that will create a deeper level of collaboration
- Establishing long-lasting professional relationships in your community
About Your Instructor:
Miriam Jordan has been an educator for over 32 years enjoying different paths of education from preschool/lower elementary classroom teacher, mentor, and certified educational therapist for the last 25 years. She received her bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and her master’s degree from the University of Miami in early childhood special education. She established a Discovery program at a Christian school and in 2006 founded the non-profit organization One Child at A Time, Inc., which is tailored to meet the needs of students with varying exceptionalities by providing educational services for children ages four through high school. Using a team approach and collaborating with partner schools, Miriam created Individual Educational Plans that are currently used at most private schools in her community. Faith, trust, integrity, and building relationships comprise the very essence of her educational approach, which is defined by a teachable spirit. She has been married to her sweetheart for 39 years and has four adult children between the ages of 21 and 35 now is Abi to her granddaughter, Emma Grace.
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