Achievement Teams with Steve Ventura — A Better Approach to PLCs

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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Creators and Guests

Ross Romano
Host
Ross Romano
Co-founder of Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies. Strategist, consultant, and performance coach.
Steve Ventura
Guest
Steve Ventura
Steve Ventura provides research-based support & consulting for educational & nonprofit organizations. He is a highly engaging & knowledgeable speaker/author.
Achievement Teams with Steve Ventura — A Better Approach to PLCs