Session 101

Title: Elephants in the Room: Confronting the Barriers to Effective Collaboration

Presenter: Anthony Muhammad

Type: Showcase

Duration: 60 mins

Target Audience: K-12, School Leaders

Overview:  Many educators are placed into teams, but many never make progress because of personal and professional drama that prevents them from focusing on the needs of students. A house divided cannot stand! We will examine all of the psychological and sociological barriers that can arise and interfere with a school or a team’s ability to move forward. After leaving this session, participants will have a clear understand on what it takes to create a highly collaborative culture. Participants will:
• Recognize the barriers to effective collaboration
• Strategize on how to prevent and overcome barriers to effective collaboration
• Leave with practical tools to immediate address disturbing issues that prevent progress

Requirements: Nil