Volume 6 | Issue 3 September 2017 
Admin Advantage Updates 
Dear Administrators, please know we are here to support your school and families recovering from Hurricane Irma. In this issue, here we have a couple of wonderful post-hurricane articles for school recovery, Gardiner resources, online curriculum webinars, and an invitation to join our Master Leadership Academy sessions beginning in October.
Administrators in the  Success Partners  Network stay informed of the latest information, events, and support using this monthly  Admin Advantage Updates email. Our  Success Stories newsletter is delivered within a week to both leadership and staff members whose emails have been made available. 
An Invitation to Administrators and aspiring leaders to attend a
Be a front runner in education and join Master Leadership Academy. Network as well as learn with and from colleagues in your region. Monthly meetings from October 2017 through March 2018. 

"Just a note to say thank you! I had my interview last night for the EdD program last night. I was so thankful to have gone through your leadership training last year and have had Marzano and the exercises we did last year with teachers to reference. So thank you so much for the time you and Step Up invest in future educational leadership! I should know by Monday if I am accepted." - Deb Rains

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Serious and long-lasting effects of disaster on schoolchildren 
Children caught in natural or man-made disasters can suffer from trauma and bereavement far longer than adults realize, and this can affect not only how well they perform at school but also the trajectory of their lives, researchers have said.

Adults don’t always see how children react internally and expect them to bounce back quickly when routines are restarted, but the effects can linger years after the disaster.

Creating a Safe Space for Students After a Disaster
  Brian Young is the principal of Martin Behrman Charter School of Creative Arts and Sciences in New Orleans, and offers tips he learned from Hurricane Katrina .

  • Create an environment of positivity and normalcy for your students.
  • Rely on leadership and data to establish best practices and build curriculum.
  • Integrate the storms into your curriculum.
  • Instill lifelong learning in your students to weather any storm.

Click here to read Brian's entire list of tips and encouragement for your staff and students.
 Interested in professional learning or resources for
  • Students with disabilities
  • Behavior management
  • Transition services

Informational vendor webinars : Online curriculum for all schools and aligned to MAP test scores
Flexible and engaging online courseware to enhance student success.

Informational WEBINAR for SUFS schools
SUFS - Edmentum Solutions

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3131
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Committed to providing educators the most flexible, customizable, effective curriculum and instructional tools in K-12 education. 
Join the Odysseyware Team for an introduction to Odysseyware's K-12 Digital Curriculum Solution. We are hosting five webinars from 3 :30-4:30 pm
  • September 28th
  • October 19th
  • October 26th
  • November 9th
Please register for the date that works best for you: 
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar introduction.