Top Tips for Sustaining Change at the Middle Level
Presenter: Mike Dietz
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Join AMLE and middle grades expert, Dr. Mike Dietz from Concordia University, as we ask and answer, "What does it take to sustain changes in your middle grades setting?" Often important changes fail within a relatively short amount of time. This webinar will focus on tips to strengthen the probability of sustaining important change over time.
Dr. Mike Dietz is passionate about helping to develop the next generation of educational leaders for our public, private and parochial schools. With change leadership, Mike's focus is upon what it takes to sustain significant change over time and helping middle level leaders to make a difference for children and those who serve them.
Dietz serves as a Coordinator of Innovation & Global Outreach and adjunct professor at Concordia University-Wisconsin. His change leadership at the middle level helped to transform several schools in Wisconsin. In addition, he has taught, written and presented on change leadership at the graduate level and with AMLE Leadership Institutes. Dietz' experience as a principal, teacher, coach, and leader in urban, rural, and suburban districts provides perspective and understanding about the important issues facing schools and the communities that they serve.
Mike's research on middle level family involvement practices received recognition as the NASSP Middle Level Dissertation of the Year. His work and writing on leadership and multicultural practices in schools received attention and recognition by the Wisconsin Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development. Recognized as a Wisconsin Middle Level Principal of the Year, Mike is a Past President of the Association for Middle Level Education.