Leadership Cohort

Create a Culture of Love in Every School

Foster inclusive learning environments and support the needs of every student

Instructor: Dr. Luvelle Brown

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Overview

As school leaders work to accelerate learning amid worsening gaps, inclusive and culturally responsive learning environments are essential to student success. Through this guided, multi-stage professional development experience, nationally recognized author and school leader Dr. Luvelle Brown combines evidence-based practices and examples from his own work to help you assess inclusiveness and foster a Culture of Love for every student.

Dates

2022 cohorts are filling up fast. Contact us to learn more about open dates.

Cost

Teams of 5 start at $5,000

Who should attend

District-level and school administrators will benefit most from this cohort, all are welcome.

Meet your instructor

As a superintendent, author and speaker, Dr. Luvelle Brown is one of the nation’s foremost voices on belonging and inclusion in K-12 schools. His book, Culture of Love, has been called “transformative” and “powerful.” Dr. Brown recently received the 2022 AASA Dr. Effie Jones Humanitarian Award for his work and leadership around student belonging.

The Experience

Opening Session Kick-Off

Dr. Brown will meet with the cohort as part of a virtual kick-off event to launch the program, set an agenda and learning goals and share the philosophy and experience behind 'Culture of Love' approach.

Structured Monthly Learning Conversations

Invite up to 5 members of your team to a series structured monthly learning conversations with Dr. Brown and other school leaders in the state. Topics include: Cultivating a Culture of Equity, Evaluating Your Systems With an Equity Lens and Making Equity a Part of Everyday Practice.

Closing Session

At the conclusion of the structured sessions, Dr. Brown will meet virtually with the cohort to model effective practices and share an implementation plan for Creating a Culture of Love.

Plus, Available Leadership & Board Coaching

Cultural transformation takes time. Support your team with scheduled 1:1 coaching sessions and a presentation to your board, courtesy of Dr. Brown. Ask about the Premium Package.

The Outcomes

District teams will engage in a series of intentional learning activities designed to:

  • Evoke individual and collective abilities to self-reflect
  • Engage in productive conflict
  • Positively impact instructional practices, behaviors & district policies

Give your team the support it needs to affect real, meaningful change for every student.

What educators are saying...

“Dr. Brown, I too believe that “love” transforms and changes children as well as nations. I look forward to reading your book and use the principles to help transform school culture and children’s lives in Jacksonville, Florida. I am very proud of your accomplishments and will continue to “lead by example” in Duval County Public Schools.”

Truella James

Duval County Public Schools

"Luvelle Brown is inspiring a culture of love that all organizations should fully embrace and courageously engage. His transformative leadership style and the powerful knowledge in this book mobilize the kind of student-centered approach that is desperately needed in our education systems. He reminds us all that love does indeed conquer all."

Shirley M. Collado, Ph.D.

President, Ithaca College

“Dr. Brown… Congratulations on this amazing accomplishment that will help transform lives! Thank you for being a bright light and exemplary father, leader, and man of conviction. The world is a much better place now that we have added resources to help shepherd the way! Your timing is impeccable. Your purpose divine.”

Niquelle Cotton

CEO, Q-factor Consulting

The Schedule

September 7, 2022 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Opening Session: Kick-Off

How to triumph over false narratives to create a Culture of Love in your schools.

October 10, 2022 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #2

A guide to recognize implicit and unconscious bias in your learning culture.

November 8, 2022 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #3

Foster a culture of inclusion and belonging with a focus on students and their needs.

December 6, 2022 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #4

Use the right data to define your narrative and tell a more inclusive story.

January 10, 2023 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #5

Change your culture for the better through strategic planning & systems thinking.

February 7, 2023 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #6

How to lead your board and school community with a focus on meeting the needs of every student.

March 7, 2023 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #7

Learn to operate at the the intersection of social-emotional learning and education inclusion.

April 4, 2023 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM EST | Session #8

Collaborate with colleagues to solve problems of practice and start leading change.

May 9, 2023 | 8:00-9:30 AM EST | Closing Session: Celebration

Define team roles and responsibilities and celebrate the path forward.

What's the cost?

$1,295

Individual

1 Person

3-hour opening session

7 structured conversations

3-hour closing session

90-minute coaching session with Dr. Brown plus (1) Board presentation

$5,000

Team: Base Package

Team of 5

3-hour opening session

7 structured conversations

3-hour closing session

90-minute coaching session with Dr. Brown plus (1) Board presentation

$7,500

Team: Premium Package

Team of 5

3-hour opening session

7 structured conversations

3-hour closing session

90-minute coaching session with Dr. Brown plus (1) Board presentation

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    Cancellations must be submitted electronically here no less than 10 days before the start of this program. No-shows do not qualify for refunds. We reserve the right to cancel this program due to low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In the event of this program being canceled, any money paid would be immediately refunded via check to the school district.



    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the Culture of Love Leadership Cohort?

    Created by Dr. Luvelle Brown, nationally recognized superintendent, speaker and author, The Culture of Love cohort is a multi-part virtual professional learning program and hands-on workshop for focused K-12 school district leadership teams. School district teams can join open cohorts, scheduled at select time throughout the year. Additionally, districts can choose to invest in a systemwide training exclusive to their district.

    Why do this as part of a cohort?

    The cohort model is designed to give school district leaders an affordable and convenient way to facilitate difficult but necessary strategic conversations about creating a culture of belonging and inclusiveness in their districts. Districts can register up to (5) members of their leadership teams for open cohorts.

    What’s included in this program?

    Delivered over multiple months, the program includes a 90-minute kick-off conversation, (9) scheduled strategic conversations and a 90-minute closing implementation session. Additionally, participating school districts can choose to invest in 1:1 executive coaching, including one structured board presentation facilitated by Dr. Brown.

    Who should participate?

    The Culture of Love cohort is designed specifically for school district leadership. Recommended participants include superintendents, assistant superintendents, district leaders and/or directors and school building principals. The multi-month program is designed to fir within leaders’ busy schedules. Should your team find value in the experience and want to invest in the work more deeply, a full-district intensive model is available.

    How will this help my team?

    The cohort experience provides a unique opportunity for school district leadership to have candid conversations with a nationally recognized expert and author, while engaging in practical training based in proven practice & research-based methodology. Unlike one-off seminars and keynote speeches, the cohort provides a clear opportunity for sustained development and provides the basis for a framework that school leaders can use to create culturally responsiveness school environments.

    How can I participate?

    Sign up here.  If you would like to do this for a large group. or district-wide, please contact us.

    Learn more about this experience today!