All educators and leaders are unique, and so are their needs and areas for growth.
As an experienced school and district leader, Matt will partner with you, your school, or your business to design a coaching or consulting program to fit your specific needs. I have been fortunate to work with districts and events in many capacities, from long-term coaching and consulting to presentations and keynotes,
I am driven to support your district, school, or organization turn potential into power. Below are examples of my services and programs, but it is certainly not limited to these options. Feel free to contact me with questions.
Having a stronger together mindset is a simple yet profound message, and we should all join the conversation. Ride the bus with students, visit a classroom, read books to classrooms, set up coffee hours, and more. It’s time to make it happen for your community!
This session will focus on developing a shared understanding of the critical role teams serve in improving student performance in schools. Participants will use the knowledge gained in their current professional experience to explore current practices and learn new skills to enhance contributions to team effectiveness. Additionally, participants will learn the impact effective teams can play in influencing student achievement. We will focus on:
Matt has experience coaching experienced leaders, new leaders, or aspiring leaders to maximize performance and increase their leadership skills. Matt will use his 15 years as a building and district leader to provide actionable guidance, advice, and support regularly transforms the leader's performance. These 5 components will be at the heart of the work.
I hear too often, “I am not a techie.” Yet, so many educators say they aren’t tech-savvy, and fear is at the heart of it all. Matt will work with your team to create a mindset of innovation and failure and start clicking those links to amplify your inner confidence with tech already inside of you! Learn how to be a ‘mobile’ leader. Improve connections, relationships, share the story of your school and spend less than an hour in your office each day!
An innovative leader should try to create new ideas, but it is more important to develop a culture of innovation. Explore methods to empower your teachers with a shared vision and a safe and supportive environment of risk-taking, trust, and swift implementation.
Innovative leaders not only “think” differently, but they “act” differently. Now is the time to act and put these innovative characteristics into action. This session will empower YOU to build a culture of innovation. We will focus on:
What does it mean to be a “mentor”? Mr. Webster may define it as “an experienced and trusted adviser,” are you convinced his definition has been actualized in the field of education. Many mentors are, by definition, “experienced,” it does not necessarily mean they are experienced in the realm of mentoring. Frequently mentors have been experienced teachers or administrators but have never received the training and insight necessary to support emerging educators or leaders. Similarly, “trusted advisors” don’t appear out of thin air when they are placed on the mentor list. We will focus on:
Mentoring is not the process of checking a box; it is the process of developing colleagues or leaders who eventually work alongside us.