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Margaret MacLean - Strategies to Build Collaborative Teacher Teams

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AASSA Educators’ Conference 2012

Margaret MacLean

"Strategies to Build Collaborative Teacher Teams"



Presenter Name:  Margaret MacLean


Presenter Contact Info--Email: margaret.maclean@ruraledu.org



Presentation Description:  Effective collaborative teams are an essential building block of a successful school. This session will focus on how to work interdependently to create high-performing teams. We will participate in and take home a number of tools and strategies that will increase your effectiveness as members and facilitators of powerful collaborative teams.


Date:  Saturday, March 17, 2012


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Presenter Bio:

An educator with over 30 years experience in seven countries, Margaret currently provides professional development support to teachers and school leaders internationally. Margaret has taught at all grade levels from Pre K to grade 6 and served for over 15 years as a school administrator. In 1996 Margaret was named Vermont Principal of the Year.

Margaret is a member of the School Reform Initiative. Begun in the mid 1990’s at the Annenberg Institute at Brown University the program is focused on developing collaborative school cultures, encouraging reflective practice, and rethinking leadership—all in support of increased student achievement. The Critical Friends Group model is the basis of the work.


Margaret’s work takes her to school districts throughout the US to provide initial training seminars and follow up school coaching. Margaret has experience as an educator internationally and has previously presented at NESA, EARCOS, AISA, AASSA and ECIS conferences.

Margaret has also worked directly with a number of international schools to develop school wide systems for effective professional collaboration; these include Shanghai American School, the American School in Japan, Seoul Foreign School, American International School of Mozambique, FMV Ayazaga Isik Lisesi, Istanbul, the International School of Tanganyika, St Paul’s British School in Sao Paulo and the International School of Helsingbor in Sweden.


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