How Might We Improve School Culture Among Staff

School Culture, Program, Leadership, Celebrating Successes, Relationships

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
How Might We Improve School Culture Among Staff by Mind Map: How Might We Improve School Culture Among Staff

1. School Culture Improvement Program

1.1. Among Staff

1.1.1. Celebrate Successes

1.1.1.1. Recognition Cards/Shout-Outs

1.1.1.2. Save a small part of the budget for staff outings and development, such as interesting conferences, fun team-building retreats, and creativity workshops. If teachers aren’t happy, no one will be happy.

1.1.2. Relationships

1.1.2.1. Monthly Team Building - off campus

1.1.2.2. Trojan Buddy Groups

1.1.2.2.1. Coffee, food, etc. with a new group of staff each quarter. These groups will be made up of a combination of classified and certified staff at various grade levels (6-8)

1.1.3. Leadership

1.1.3.1. Each staff has the opportunity to serve on a committee of their choice

1.2. Between Admin and Staff

1.2.1. Communication and Collaboration

1.2.1.1. Suggestion Box

1.2.1.2. Tuesday Talks

1.2.1.2.1. Encourage other to facilitate Tuesday Talks (Ex. when returning from a PD opportunity or to share information as a peer expert)

1.2.1.2.2. Meet with teams weekly or biweekly to communicate necessary information

1.2.1.3. 4-Day School Week

1.2.1.3.1. One day reserved for collaboration between staff

1.2.2. Relationship Building

1.2.2.1. Admin be present in the classrooms (outside of evaluation/observation requirements)

1.2.2.2. Survey from staff to administration communicating needed supports

1.2.3. Celebrate Successes

1.2.3.1. Pick two names at a staff meeting, and encourage staff members to either write a note of appreciation or make a positive comment about those selected.

1.2.3.2. Last day of the week breakfast - Continue this practice as a way to relax, laugh, and celebrate the success from the week.