Spring Leadership Retreat: Principal Evaluation - Trends, Issues and Best Practices, Spring '12

Friday, April 13, 2012

Session Leader

Al Bertani currently serves as an independent consultant in the United States and Senior International Associate with the Innovation Unit in London, England. His work focuses on: leadership and organization development; professional learning; large-scale change; strategic and policy planning and development.

Al spent the last third of his career working on urban school reform in support of the Chicago Public Schools having served as: a Senior Researcher for the Urban School Leadership Program with - UIC - University of Illinois at Chicago; Chief Officer for Professional Development with - CPS - Chicago Public Schools; Senior Executive Director for CLASS – Chicago Leadership Academies for Supporting Success – with the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association; and Co-Director of School and Leadership Development with CSI - Center for School Improvement at the University of Chicago.

During his forty years in education, he divided his career between working in public schools and higher education having served as a classroom teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, college professor, university administrator, and senior research associate.

Al has consulted with schools, school districts, boards of education, colleges, universities, federally funded projects and professional organizations both nationally and internationally.  His most recent work includes: serving as a member of the Design Team and leading the Consultancy Support for CISCO’s Global Education Leaders Program; working as a Senior Adviser for the Urban Education Institute at the University of Chicago; facilitating the U.S. Department of Education Working Conference for School Leadership Program grantees; designing and leading the College Board Leadership Institute for Principals for The College Board in New York City; and working as Senior Designer for the Alaska School Leadership Institute - Rural Alaska Principals Project sponsored by the Alaska Staff Development Network.


Contact Information

  • Phone: 907-364-3809
    Email: asdn@alaskaacsa.org

Payment Instructions

  • We are currently offering scholarships to attend our Spring Leadership Retreat.  Please enter the name of your School or Organization in the text box during checkout to register at no cost.

    The conference room rate at the Marriott is $99.  Please call  Alicia Auleta at 907-792-2108 or email her at alicia.auleta@columbiasussex.com and mention AK Staff Development. 

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