OUR STAFF IS OUR MOST PRECIOUS INVESTMENT

 

THE CHUSD Board of Education believes that our staff are our most valuable assets, and has a goal to attract, retain, and grow excellent leaders. 

This new site is part of our commitment to you. We believe the professional learning opportunities are exceptional and the flexibility provided will ensure there is something for everyone. We're really excited about offering so many asynchronous leadership courses and communities and will be offering more selections to the menu each year. 

Another feature of the site that we love is how easy it is for you to register. Every item on this site is funded by CHUSD and all administration related to payment will be taken care of by us at the district office. It really can be this easy to find your lead domino and further your leadership journey today!

INVEST in Leaders

CHUSD wants every leader to have a high level of support and access to quality training and mentoring opportunities. 

 

 

Learn TOGETHER

CHUSD wants to create a community in which every current and aspiring leader to have the opportunity to learn and grow.

 

 

PREPARE for Opportunities

We want our people to grow and be ready to grasp new opportunities that might arise at any time and excel in their new positions. 

 

 

Manage Things, LEAD PEOPLE

CHUSD wants to create a community in which every current and aspiring leader has the opportunity to learn and grow.

 

 

LEARN on YOUR SCHEDULE

We understand busy and needing balance in our lives. CHUSD strives to provide professional learning that is flexible and adaptable ... like the best leaders! 

 

 

Find Your PATHWAY

Leaders are everywhere in CHUSD and often underestimate their incredible contributions. I want anyone who is interested in growing as a leader to let us know so we can connect you with professional development opportunities that will ensure both you and CHUSD will grow together. 

 - Lori Villanueva, Superintendent 

 

SCHOOL STAFF

Step 1: Select your learning opportunity and search the related websites and resources. 

Step 2: Request approval from your principal for items with a *.

Step 3: Click Register or Join Waiting List.

 

DISTRICT STAFF

Step 1: Select your learning opportunity and search the related websites and resources. 

Step 2: Request approval from your direct supervisor for items with a *.

Step 3: Click Register or Join Waiting List.

 

CURRENT AND ASPIRING ADMINISTRATORS

Step 1: Select your learning opportunity and search the related websites and resources. 

Step 2: Request approval from Lori for items with a *.

Step 3: Click Register or Join Waiting List.

 

 

 

SCHOOL & DISTRICT SECRETARY COURSE

NOHEA

Is it rare for you to find an opportunity to build community, collaborate, and receive professional learning?

Are you ready to enhance your organizational system, make leading more doable for administrators, and expand your warm demander toolkit?

Created for school secretaries and all office personnel. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

BRING FORWARD BLUEPRINT COURSE

NOHEA

Do you feel like there’s always something coming at you? Feeling like you might be missing something? Meetings on auto-pilot, with little time to capture the best of your team?

Ideal for school, district, and aspiring administrators.

Get more information!

REGISTER

iPHONE BITS & BYTES

COCONUT COURSES

Becoming an expert iPhone user doesn’t have to be a difficult, time-sucking process. In fact, this course is the exact opposite of that in 8 weekly lessons that are filled with fun and drip to your library weekly. 

Learn how to use your phone fully without things feeling complicated and time-consuming.

Get more information!

REGISTER

MINDFULNESS FOR LEADERS

SAGE & SEVEN

NEW!

Weekly strategies available September 1!

Are you ready to create more focus, energy, and peace of mind by learning weekly lessons in simple but powerful mindfulness and meditation practices? What if these practices could be done in your office or by going for a walk for 10-15 minutes? 

Ideal for all who would like to decompress and refocus for a few minutes each day. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

WHEN PARENTS BULLY THE SCHOOL

JODEE BLANCO

NEW!

We all know firsthand how difficult it can be to calm a parent down and get them to listen and behave like an adult. How do you communicate with the irrational parent, motivate him/her to work with the school in everyone's best interests? What shouldn't you say to an angry, bullying parent and why, and what should you say and do?

Helpful to all who occasionally have to deal with the bully parent. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

SURFACING AMAZING STUDENT LEADERSHIP

NEXT VISTA

Available February 15!

Education expert and edtech guru Rushton Hurley has helped schools around the world create programs that focus on academic excellence and using technology to create world-changing work.

Join Rushton for 6 weeks of inspirational stories and concrete tools you can bring into your school too!

Ideal for all teachers and administrators!

Get more information!

JOIN WAITING LIST

BE A FACETIME PRO

COCONUT COURSES

Do you wish you knew how to Facetime and communicate better with family, friends, and colleagues? Register today for this fun and informative course. Further grow your tech confidence and skills in a relaxed, learn-at-your-own-pace course filled with tips that translate to any video conversation and software.

Get more information!

REGISTER

iPHONE TIPS & TRICKS

COCONUT COURSES

Do you wish you knew how to use your iPhone better? Register today for this fun and hack-filled course. Build your tech confidence and skills in a relaxed, learn-at-your-own-pace course filled with downloads. 

You will definitely learn things you didn't know were possible with your phone!

Get more information!

REGISTER

BUILDING A WINNING TEAM

THE SCHOOLHOUSE 302

Available November 1!

There's a lot of power that can be unleashed in our staff. Learn how to better utilize your current staff and recruit top talent, utilizing exceptional strategies and easy-to-use tools provided in Joe and T.J's highly acclaimed Building a Winning Team.

Use coupon code CHUSD.

Get more information!

JOIN WAITING LIST

THE REMARKABLE TEACHER LEADER*

WARM DEMANDERS

NEW!

Hey teachers! Interested in becoming a more impactful leader, but you love teaching? Teaching and leadership isn't a binary choice! Leadership is influence. Teachers have so much to give and impact the lives of students and adults daily! In this course, we'll identify and dive into very successful mindsets and processes that will help you become a stronger teacher leader.

Perfect for all of those teachers who feel they have more to offer or have been encouraged to share their leadership abilities.

Get more information!

REGISTER

PRINCIPALS 3in3

PRINCIPALS SEMINAR 

Version 2.0 Available September 20!

The first & second years of being a principal include an incredible learning curve. However, the learning curve doesn't have to be steep. Here's the online professional learning experience that will help you gain 3 years of experience in 3 weeks of learning. Use coupon code CHUSD.

The 30 minutes/day, 3-week course for beginning principals.

Get more information!

JOIN WAITING LIST

CANDID AND COMPASSIONATE FEEDBACK

THE SCHOOLHOUSE 302 

Available September 30!

Are you like most leaders and trapped in the circle of nice with your best feedback efforts feeling ineffective? 

Drawing upon their very successful book Candid and Compassionate Feedback,  Joseph Jones and T.J. Vari have created a 10-lesson course for you to avoid the 9 traps that limit compassionate candor in your culture!

Use coupon code CHUSD.

Perfect for current and aspiring leaders. 

Get more information!

JOIN WAITING LIST

MANAGE HARD, LEAD EASY

WARM DEMANDERS

NEW!

Give yourself more peace of mind and time by developing a system that gets things out of your head and turns all of that stuff that keeps coming at you into usable information. 

How? By adopting a mindset that redefines what it means to be organized and building an external brain.

Ideal for anyone who feels a lot of stuff coming at them and is searching for personal productivity systems. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

THE COMMUNITY

WARM DEMANDERS

Everyone in CHUSD has premium access. This means every course, every resource, everything in Warm Demanders!

All too often, talented educators find themselves in leadership positions because they are outstanding teachers, but no one takes the time to show them how to plan and execute meetings, build clarity and menus, and lead with a growth mindset. This is our premium membership and we'd love to have as many CHUSD peeps as we can!

Ideal for school administrators, teacher leaders, and district leaders. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

MAKING YOUR SCHOOL REMARKABLE

WARM DEMANDERS

NEW!

Hey school administrators, would you like to build a remarkable school culture! Learn to create belonging, incredible communications, and exceptional leadership from everyone using our key pillars, frameworks, and a growth mindset. This course is the ultimate synthesis of compassionate, constructive, and courageous school leadership!

Ideal for school and district administrators. 

Get more information!

 

REGISTER

LEADING DYNAMIC MEETINGS

WARM DEMANDERS

NEW!

How do you define meeting? What kinds of meetings do you strategically lead to provide exceptional clarity and grow an impactful culture? How do you capture the best of your staff, even when ideas come at the most inopportune times? 

Lead more dynamic, purposeful, and impactful meetings in this quick and strategy-packed 5-lesson course!

Ideal for team leaders and administrators. 

Get more information!

REGISTER

1:1 COACHING SESSIONS

WARM DEMANDERS

Get approval from Lori and start today! 

Would you like to drill down more deeply into one of our principles or get some help with tech tools or productivity? We coach educational leaders all over North America. Our confidential sessions are designed to accelerate your learning and fit into your schedule. 

Ideal for school and district administrators. 

Get more information!

VISIT 1:1 COACHING PAGE

 

WE HAVE TONS MORE PLANNED IN 2021- 2022!

 

💥 STAY TUNED CHUSD FRIENDS!! 

 

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WARM DEMANDER COACHING CERTIFICATION

WARM DEMANDERS

Available November 1!

Completely new to leading a team, working as a lead teacher, or coaching? Or maybe you'd like to add some new tools to your growing coaching and mentoring toolkit? Become a certified lead, coach, and/or trainer. Imagine the extra oomph an additional certification adds to your leadership, let alone how great it looks on your resume!

Get more information!

JOIN WAITING LIST

THE ADMIN-SECRETARY OFFICE TEAM 

WARM DEMANDERS

Available March 15!

The management systems used by administrators and secretaries/admin assistants must work hand in glove and complement one another. It takes teamwork to make the dream work, right?

Join us for 8 weeks and learn to better collaborate in lessons designed to help you build an incredible office culture!

Ideal for school and district office teams planning the upcoming school year. 

More information coming soon!

JOIN WAITING LIST

USING TECH TO IMPROVE ORGANIZATIONAL WELLNESS

WARM DEMANDERS

Available April 15!

How can we take our empathy to another level? Leaders are always searching for better ways to use their tech in impactful ways, but rarely have the time to learn the tools that help them get through the day.

Join us in an 6-lesson course to help you to better use tech to support the wellness needs of your people!

Ideal for school and district administrators. 

More information coming soon!

JOIN WAITING LIST

SEASONAL MENUS

WARM DEMANDERS

Available May 15, 2022!

Teachers often mention feeling uneasy about asking a coach for help. Do they think the coach is too busy? Maybe they don't know how to start the conversation?

We don’t feel awkward asking a server for something on the menu in a restaurant. A menu strips away uncertainty and removes barriers. Join us to create your menus in a 6-week collaboration!

Ideal for anyone who supports other staff, and it works with students too!

More information coming soon!

JOIN WAITING LIST

WE HAVE A PROCESS FOR THAT!

WARM DEMANDERS

Available June 15, 2022!

Road trips can require taking detours to reach your destination. Reaching your goals can be similar. A road map for your goals allows for detours while still reaching your destination!

Join Danielle for a 6-week deep dive into creating exceptional roadmaps to success as you plan your year!

Ideal for school and district administrators. 

More information coming soon!

JOIN WAITING LIST

COMMUNICATING AS A WARM DEMANDER

WARM DEMANDERS

Available July 15, 2022!

There is a tech tool today to enhance every possible learning strategy, but what are the most effective ways to use tech to communicate more effectively as a leader? Just like teaching, effective communications require putting the objective ahead of the tool.

Join Melody for 6 weeks and learn how to do just this!

Ideal for school and district team leaders.

More information coming soon!

JOIN WAITING LIST

À LA CARTE MENU

FREE videos, articles, and templates. Click, share, and come back as often as you like!

  

Dynamic Meetings

🔥 We Talked About This Last Year, Right? via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Sheets One-Stop Shopping Agenda with Missionkeepers and Bring Forward sections (download) 

🔥 Sheets One-Stop Shopping Agenda with Missionkeepers and Bring Forward sections AND HOW TO USE (download)

🔥 Silence Does the Heavy Lifting via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Protocols (video) -coming soon

 

Organization

 

Productivity

🔥 Time Blocking Big Rock via FranklinCovey (video) 

🔥 Adding is Favored Over Subtracting in Problem Solving via Nature.com (article) 

🔥 So Much STUFF! via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Meeting with Myself via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 The 2-minute Rule (video) 

🔥 Time Blocking (video) 

 

Culture

🔥 The Ideal Team Player via Pat Lencioni (video)

🔥 Making Practices Practical: Building and Sustaining a Positive Culture

🔥 Making Practices Practical: Being Mission-Driven

🔥 Carefronting and Having Courageous Conversations via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Be a Manager AND a Leader  via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Basketball Coach Steve Kerr is a Warm Demander

🔥 Building a Culture and Making Your School Irresistible (video )

🔥 We Need People to Keep Us Accountable via John Maxwell (video)

 

Inspiration

🔥 Warm Demanders Quotes (pics)

🔥 The Best Research is Me-search via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Smooth Stones Take Time via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 False Summits via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Leadership and Rubik's Cubes via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 A Lesson From Goldilocks via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Finding Home Base via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Problem or Fact of Life? via Warm Demanders (article)

🔥 Staying True to Your Dreams via Warm Demanders (article)

 

Video Tech Tips 

🔥 10 Little Known Tech Timesavers for Leaders (separated below)

  1. Chrome Colored Tab Groups
  2. Chrome Settings on Startup
  3. Ten Last Closed Tabs
  4. Excel Data Validations
  5. Chrome Tabs 1-9
  6. Outlook and Gmail for Phone
  7. Outlook for Web
  8. Copy and Paste (Microsoft)
  9. Copy and Paste (Excluding Microsoft)
  10. Google Calendar Single Touch

 

CHUSD Presentation: Capture, Curate, and Cache Like a Pro

Slides and additional resources for the August 4-5, 2021 presentations with Aubrey. The titles below are linked to the presentation slides. 

 

Time blocking

🔅 Big Rocks from Franklin Covey (video)

Individual Information Systems

Team information Systems

One-stop shopping

🔅 Folder with ... 
     👉🏼 Policy/procedure in Sheets (template)
     👉🏼 Traffic Light (template)
     👉🏼 Agenda samples in Sheets from Warm Demanders and Nohea (templates)
     👉🏼 Goals Document (template)

Have a question? CHUSD staff can connect with Aubrey on Zoom for 15-20 mins by clicking here!

Notes 

  1. Always use your CHUSD email address. 
  2. Use coupon code CHUSD with Principals' Seminar or The Schoolhouse 302.
  3. There are more courses on the way. We've included those that are in the next few months, but you can click here to see the upcoming year. Illuminate members have complete access to everything and get automatic updates throughout the year. 
  4. Illuminate members also have access to campfires and challenges
  5. Warm Demanders, Nohea, Sage and Seven, Jodee Blanco, and Coconut Courses items are in the app. Instructions on how to download and use the app are automatically sent to you when you register and all items you register for will be in one menu on the app or your computer.
  6. Please upload a photo to your account so people from outside CHUSD know you're a real person.
  7. The à la carte section is a menu of free resources and any CHUSD links/files.  
  8. There is no need for approvals on the following, as CHUSD has district access:
    • Bring Forward Blueprint
    • School Secretary Blueprint Course
    • Coconut Courses 
    • Sage and Seven
    • Jodee Blanco
  9. Please comment as much as possible and reply to others in the video lessons. The intent is to keep a discussion going and possibly build new connections and sharing.
  10. Updates will come to you via email and the top of this page. Please check your junk mail occasionally - school servers don't like photos and videos and we send a lot of them!
  11. Join Waiting List is not a commitment but = I'm pretty sure I want to do this. The list helps us keep cohorts limited, put priority on (and sometimes accelerate) high-demand items, and we also like to email you directly the day new offerings are available. 
  12. NEW: 2022 options are added. Remember, we move availability dates based upon interest - for example, the teacher leader course was moved up 3 months. We suspect this may happen with the new admin-secretary course. 
  13. NEW: Video tour of the site and memberships about September 15.