The mission of the Center for Adaptive Schools is to help schools develop the technical and social resources to realize continuing student improvement.
Human systems dynamics (HSD) is a collection of concepts and tools that help make sense of the patterns that emerge from chaos when people work together in groups, families, organizations, and communities.
Quality Leadership by Design is focused on working with school leadership teams to help them apply what they call "S.M.A.R.T." (Specific and Strategic, Measurable, Attainable, Results-based, Timebound) goals and processes to their continuous school improvement efforts.
The Chadwick Process is a group consensus-building process. It is based on the premise that by identifying the issues and perspectives of as many people as possible, discussing those issues and perspectives, imagining the best possible outcome, and acting on that vision, an opportunity is provided to reduce conflict.
Appreciative Inquiry is about the coevolutionary search for the best in people, their organizations, and the relevant world around them. In its broadest focus, it involves systematic discovery of what gives "life" to a living system when it is most alive, most effective, and most constructively capable in economic, ecological, and human terms.
Symbolic Modeling uses a systematic questioning process to work with internalized metaphors to clarify personal beliefs and goals, and to work through conflicts.
Cognitive CoachingSM is a supervisory/peer coaching model that capitalizes upon and enhances cognitive processes.
This training is grounded in the Communication Science of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP),and the Cognitive Sciences of Neuro-Semantics (NS).
Professional Coaching Course -The PCC is accredited by the International Coaching Federation as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP).
Pat Wolfe’s, Training of Trainers (July, 2010). This program is designed for experienced educators who have a strong foundation in current brain research and are interested in training others in this research and its implications and applications for schools.