Whether it's dealing with an unhappy parent, a persistent reporter, or a disgruntled staff member, as a school district leader you face tough communication challenges every day. Whenever you're not getting the results you’re looking for, it's likely that a crucial conversation is keeping you stuck.
TASA is pleased to partner with VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance, to offer Crucial Conversations, a two-day course January 11-12, 2017, in Austin that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you'll begin to surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.
What is a Crucial Conversation?
A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results.
Who needs Crucial Conversations training?
Campus and district leaders, from team leads to principals to central office administrators and superintendents—anyone who wants to:
What is the two-day training like?
Participants learn by example in training that features more than 60 original "before and after" video clips. They engage in extensive in-class practice, group participation, and personal reflection as they explore and master crucial skills while earning up to 13 hours of CPE credit. See a detailed agenda.
How do organizations benefit from Crucial Conversations training?
Fortune 500 organizations around the world have turned to the award-winning Crucial Conversations training to improve bottom-line results like quality, efficiency, satisfaction, safety, etc. Results include:
If your leadership team could benefit from the skills taught in Crucial Conversations, join us for this informative two-day session.
Wednesday, January 11
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (lunch provided)
Thursday, January 12
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (breakfast and lunch provided)