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How Do Leaders Build the Norms of Strong Adult Professional Culture?

A district or school leader’s ability to build and maintain the norms of strong Adult Professional Culture is critical to the successful functioning of the organization. It requires that leaders do several things consistently as illustrated below:

HOW TO BUILD A NORM

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Leaders need to articulate what the important norms are, model them, and make sure that the conditions are in place to facilitate them for everyone. Staff need reinforcement to change their behavior. Change is not easy; it needs time and sustained support to take hold. Once it does, the organization can expect to reap the benefits of collaboration, mutual respect, and collective effectiveness.