Successfully builds positive and respectful relationships with all stakeholders.
Fosters a welcoming culture of openness and accessibility throughout the district; models transparency and visibility to all stakeholders.
Communicate effectively and timely with appropriate follow-through with all stakeholders and groups.
Lives out and communicates the behaviors of the Central Office effectively to support campuses and, ultimately, drive student learning at high levels for all students in CHISD, developing the capacity of senior leaders to do the same.
Builds the collective capacity of staff to understand, provide or pinpoint supports that will enhance all students social, emotional, academic, and developmental needs.
Devotes additional effort to creating high expectations among staff for the achievement and well-being of every student, particularly those with under-addressed needs.
Prioritize students by ensuring staff's daily/weekly schedules create adequate time for ongoing collaboration and the development of quality results, allowing for adjustments based on needs.
Creates a district culture that embraces and celebrates all stakeholders' racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity, encouraging acceptance of others by ensuring that greater multicultural awareness and inclusion practices are taking place across department/functional teams.
Consistently exhibits sensitivity and respect for difference; continually assesses systems and procedures to ensure the environment is safe and secure for people of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Builds the district's collective capacity to engage in courageous conversations and reflection about their own bias and how it may impact actions, decisions, and experiences.
Builds senior leaders' capacity to effectively implement research-based strategies and best practices, ensuring that all practices and decisions support students, campuses, and the district's overarching vision.
Works collaboratively to build a strong sense of trust and accountability among all stakeholders through shared goals and ownership, systems of ongoing review, and open & effective communication that emphasizes high expectations for all staff.
Creates systems for consistently monitoring and collecting data to inform continuous improvement.
Serves as a role model for delivering transparent, direct, positive and constructive, evidence-based feedback; ensure a culture where learning from feedback is modeled and expected.
Builds a districtwide culture that consistently focuses on personal growth and development; creates structures that allow leaders at every level to invest in themselves and the growth and development of those they influence.
Models and encourages staff to see challenges as learning opportunities; sharing lessons learned from challenges to influence growth and success in others.
Models self-awareness by monitoring emotions and reactions, owning mistakes, and mining opportunities for input; develops strategies that build the leader's capacity to do the same.
Models resilience, adaptability, and perseverance to overcome obstacles; learns from setbacks; creates a psychologically safe environment for all district staff to learn and grow from setbacks and stay solution-oriented to drive the district's vision forward.