Leading Together

Leading Together (day training for school Leadership Teams, or intensive ongoing support)

Course Description

The Leading Together (LT) program is an offering of TIE in conjunction with the Center for Courage & Renewal® (CCR) designed to build adult community in schools. The program is grounded in research and closely aligned with Social Emotional Learning and Relational Trust constructs.

LT is designed to strengthen the relationships between principals and teacher leaders to facilitate positive, trusting relationships between adults in the school community. It’s about reclaiming the heart of your school community, which ultimately drives your desired results forward.

View extended brochure here: http://www.wolakotaproject.org/leading-together-web-brochure/

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

Leading Together prepares school leadership teams to build relational trust in their own adult community by:


  • cultivating self-awareness
  • building relationships
  • fostering teamwork and shared leadership
  • strengthening capacity to listen and be fully present in teaching, leading, and relationships
  • sharpening ability to focus and maintain attention
  • addressing conflict constructively
  • reconnecting with what originally inspired us to become educators


Leading Together Facilitators will work with school leaders to:


  • Assist in identifying school leadership team members to further LT work in the school setting
  • Determine areas of focus for LT work based on current school culture/ needs
  • Identify time and structures available for LT implementation efforts
  • Support the school team in designing and delivering LT based on identified areas of focus
  • Work with school leadership team to evaluate progress and refine program as needed
  • Provide implementation support to leadership team members as needed

At a Glance

  • Content Areas: Cultural Work, Instructional Strategies, School Climate & Culture, Relational Trust Among Adults in Schools, School Improvement
  • Audience: Administrators, Educators, After School Providers
  • Time Frame: full day, 1+ days
  • Training Delivery Method: your location
  • Device Requirements: No Device Needed

Enrollment Information

Technology & Innovation in Education

For more information, to schedule a date or customize your program, contact Julie Mathiesen at 605-394-1876 or by filling out form below.