Nurturing Staff Through School Transformation:

The presentation will highlight the principal's responsibility of nurturing the change process while improving climate and culture with a focus on student achievement. The presentation will give practical examples of daily strategies and practices that support change while setting high expectations for teachers and students. Lastly, the presentation will allow time for collaboration with colleagues to create their plan for supporting staff through the change process.


Dr. Tracie Robinson is currently a principal in Hays CISD, south of Austin, Texas. She has worked as an administrator for the past 15 years primarily in elementary schools as well as adjunct faculty with University of Houston--Clear Lake and University of Phoenix. She has focused her work on improving school culture and employee engagement to increase student achievement. Dr. Robinson believes that student achievement only comes from staff who are actively engaged in learning.