The administrative staff for WSFCS recently listened to Chip Madera talk about coaching employees. He shared that leaders/coaches should work to develop people up, over, or out. We should be growing leaders and helping them become highly effective.
One of the best things about my job as Director of Instructional Technology is working with the fantastic people in our department and in the schools. In my first year, our team hired two great technology facilitators from within our district. For the past two years, they worked with the team to build our instructional technology integration and training in the schools. Both focused on implementing long-term, sustainable technology integration staff development in over 20 schools (about 25%) and building our Online Learning PD Environment in Moodle.
Their efforts and talent are not going unnoticed. Although WSFCS is losing two leaders in instructional technology, they are moving up to higher education to affect more educators, staff, and students. I wish them both the best of luck and know they will do WSFCS proud!
We will begin the hiring process again this week. If you or someone you know are interested in joining a fun, hard working team in instructional technology, be sure to check out the Employment link at the top of the WSFCS website (http://wsfcs.k12.nc.us). It will be posted by the end of the day today.
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