Episode #40 - 5 actions that create new norms on campus - Guest Amy Besler

On this episode, we interview Dr. Amy Besler about the 5 actions that create new norms on campus. Amy began her career as a high school English teacher and has since served in the roles of dean of students, assistant principal, and principal and is now a director of secondary education for Elk Grove Unified School District. Her passion for school culture led to her dissertation on the topic, through which Amy studied the ways California high schools had positively transformed their school cultures. Listen in as she shares her top 5 actions and ideas to get started right away.

5 Action Recap:

1). Identify who you are with shared values

2). Celebrations

3). Get student voice

4). Have intentional and efficient meetings that inspire

5). Intentionally seek out new hires who align with the values of your school.

A little about Amy:

Dr. Amy Besler began her career as a high school English teacher and has since served in the roles of dean of students, assistant principal, and principal and is now a director of secondary education for Elk Grove Unified School District. Her passion for school culture led to her dissertation on the topic, through which Amy studied the ways California high schools had positively transformed their school cultures. Amy regularly speaks at conferences about how schools and districts can create and sustain thriving cultures.

Listen in to her podcast: Talk to me, Mama! on Itunes here.