FETC ’19: 3 steps for building a ‘culture of yes’ in your school

If you had any doubt that cultivating a positive school culture is top of mind for school leaders, you need only look at Fall Creek School District (Wisconsin) Superintendent Joe Sanfelippo’s session at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida, this week to see otherwise.

During a packed session titled “Creating a Culture of Yes,” Sanfelippo detailed three components of creating and maintaining a strong school or district culture. If administrators do these things, they’ll “get to a place where the culture of yes just kind of takes over,” he told the audience. Read more.

Featured FETC Speaker:

Joe Sanfelippo

SuperintendentFall Creek School District

Dr. Joe Sanfelippo is the Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District in Fall Creek, Wisconsin. The Fall Creek School District was named an Innovative District in 2016 and 2017 by the International Center for Leadership in Education. Joe co-hosts the Hacking Leadership Podcast and co-authored The Power of Branding: Telling Your School’s Story, Principal Professional Development: Leading Learning in a Digital Age, and Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning That Teachers, Students, and Parents Love. He was 1 of 50 Superintendent selected as Personalized Learning Leaders by the US Department of Education in 2016 and named 1 of 5 K-12 administrators to watch in 2018 by Education Dive.