2022-2023 Professional Development Calendar

The PA Principals Association has developed a Professional Development Calendar for 2022-2023 (September – December) with new professional learning offerings for members. January through May 2023 will be released later.
There is no cost associated with these sessions, but registration is required to have access to the Zoom webinars. See below for details and a link to register.
This is a great opportunity to network and share with other principals and school leaders!


(Please click on the presenter’s name below for a brief bio.)


  • 9/27/2022 at 4:00 PM
    • Fierce Conversations – Presenter: Jennifer Anderson
      • Session Description: Fierce transforms conversations to provide productivity and accountability, while developing leadership skills that lead to a better you and better outcomes for your school or organization. In this session, you will learn how to transform your conversations where you show up authentically, interrogate reality, provoke learning, tackle tough challenges and enrich relationships along the way.


  • 10/12/2022 At 4:00 PM
    • Clockwork Part 1 (Time Management)Presenter: Michael Snell
      • Session Description: In this first of four sessions, Michael will set up for you a “Year in Review” activity that enables you to reflect on who you want to be one year from now. The session will also address what busy sounds like and looks like and the battle for attention management in a busy world of a leader.
  • 10/27/2022 at 4:00 PM
    • An Introduction to Restorative PracticesPresenter: Shelly Egan
      • Session Description: Restorative Practices seeks to build community while responding to challenging behavior and repairing harm through affective dialogue. The continuum of practices and practical strategies provide educators with the necessary tools to build safer and positive relationships with their students. Educators learn how to implement a range of strategies that establish accountability and support among students.


  • 11/8/2022 at 4:00 PM
    • Engaging Your Stakeholders Through CommunicationPresenter: Julie Randall Romig
      • Session Description: Participants in this session will learn how to enhance communications with key stakeholders such as parents/guardians & staff by doing three key things: 1) Be intentional with your communication; 2) Shift from top-down communication to two-way dialogue; and 3) Define measurable goals & ways to track (and report) your efforts.


  • 12/14/2022 at 4:00 PM
    • Clockwork Part 2 (Time Management)Presenter: Michael Snell
      • Session Description: In the second session, Michael will present “Daily Set-Up” strategies and routines to tackle your busy days. Other topics covered will include a meeting note sheet and a filing technique to help reduce paper and files laying around your office.