Leading Your Team Through a Strategic Organizational Structure: Principles and Guidelines for All Sizes of Schools

Rod Gilbert July 22, 2017

Presented at:
SCL Summer Conference 2017


Leading a team of visionary adults through changes and organizational patterns can be daunting. Everyone has opinions. all opinions need to be heard. And then somebody has to make a decision to "go" or "no-go" on a change or advancement. Come to this workshop, and I will share the ways that I have done this well, and ways that I have fallen short. Leading a group of people through changes at your school can be challenging. Why? Because of the seven-word creed of many institutions: "We've never done it that way before." By prayerful steps and key principles, you can lead your school through new changes.


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Rod Gilbert
Rod Gilbert serves as the Head of School at Regents School of Austin. He was the Head of Upper School for four years, and then he became the Head of School seven years ago. Prior to his start at Regents, he was the founding Assistant Headmaster of Trinity Academy of Raleigh in North Carolina. He and Angie have two children at Regents School. When he is not working with Regents, you may find his family tending their Alpine dairy goats. They tend the goats, and enjoy delightful milk and cheese. In formal training he completed a B.S. in Economics and an M.Div. Currently he is completing requirements toward a Ph.D. in Education

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Article - SCL Conference 2013

Leading Your Key People

Article - SCL Conference 2013

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