Steve Ventura is a former elementary and secondary teacher, has worked as both a school and district-level administrator, and is currently the president and lead consultant at Advanced Collaborative Solutions. He is passionate about helping school-based leaders instill a culture grounded in collective teacher efficacy through his flagship work, Achievement Teams.
Steve’s book, co-authored with Michelle Ventura, is Achievement Teams: How a Better Approach to PLCs Can Improve Student Outcomes and Teacher Efficacy, published by ASCD.
In this episode, Ross and Steve discuss:
- Why collaboration matters
- The causes of ineffective PLCs
- A better approach to PLCs
- Improving student outcomes and teacher efficacy
- The 4-step structure of Achievement Teams meetings
- Establishing relational trust
Find Achievement Teams from ASCD or wherever you get your books. Learn more at https://www.steveventura.com
About today’s guest
Steve Ventura is the president and lead consultant at Advanced Collaborative Solutions. He is a highly motivational and knowledgeable speaker who approaches high-stakes professional development armed with practical, research-based strategies. Steve is a former elementary and secondary teacher and has worked as both a school and a district-level administrator. He is passionate about helping school-based leaders instill a culture grounded in collective teacher efficacy through his flagship work, Achievement Teams. Connect with Steve:
About the host
Ross Romano is a co-founder of the Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies LLC. He is a leadership development and performance coach for professionals in a range of industries and consults with organizations and high-performing leaders in the K-12 education industry to help communicate their vision and make strategic decisions that lead to long-term success. Connect on Twitter @RossBRomano and LinkedIn
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