2018 Fall Leadership Academy

Oct. 14-15, 2018 | Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio

Improve Campus performance and Student Achievement
Through Better Instructional Leadership Techniques
Co-sponsored by TASSP and Lead Your School a TASSP Corporate Partner
  • Register NOW! $246 per person by Sept. 28 (After Sept. 28: $296)
    Fee includes breakfast and lunch on Monday.
  • Hotel Reservations: Hilton Palacio del Rio, 200 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas


The TASSP/LYS Leadership Academy will provide specific instructional leadership techniques and information to empower school leaders to produce continuous academic growth.

Topics included in this training:

   • Creating a culture of change.
   • Leveraging the power of informal & semi-formal coaching to improve school performance.
   • Using data that moves a campus or district from predicting the future to changing the future.
   • Purposeful PLC’s.
   • Prioritizing leadership focus.

Speakers include Sean Cain and Dr. Ruby Payne

Dr. Ruby Payne | Emotional Poverty: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom.
This session will provide a language to talk about brain regulation and integration, provide tools for educators to address and reduce anger, anxiety, avoidance, and violence, identify strategies that motivate good behavior, identify what motivates bad behavior, provide a process for emotional triage to predict where the violence will most probably come from so that the campus is safer, and identify the "emotional noise" and the "emotional dance" that goes on in a classroom between the teacher and students.

Attend this exceptional training Leadership Academy to produce continuous academic growth.

Tentative Schedule:

12:00 - 1:45 - Registration

2:00 - 5:00 - Opening General Session - Keynote Address - Ruby Payne, Ph. D.
Emotional Poverty: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom.

5:00 - 6:00 - Be Smart + Be Safe - Reception for HS Principals (LaVista Foyer)


7:00 - 8:00 - Breakfast

8:15 - 9:30 - Coaching 1 on 1 (Sean Cain)
Leveraging the power of informal and semi-formal coaching to improve school performance, climate and culture.

9:40 - 10:30 - Through the Looking Glass: School Data for Big People (Lesa Cain)
A purposeful twist to data use that moves a campus from predicting the future to changing the future.

10:40 - 11:30 - Rigor Without Mortis (Sherilynn Cotten)
How to leverage specific lesson components to dramatically improve student cognition.

11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch

12:40 - 1:55 - Mini Lessons (LYS Coaching Staff)
(4 topics, facilitators rotate to the 4 groups. Topics: From Random Visits to Game Film; Literacy Leadership; Staff Morale; Leadership is Communication. Then a final big group wrap-up).

2:05 - 3:00 - Leading Learning Systems (Sean Cain)
Prioritizing Leadership Focus to Produce Continuous Academic Growth