Start off your year with an effective plan for team meetings!

Understanding the layers of team is a critical understanding necessary when planning for a Collaborative Response in your school and within those layers, the collaborative team meeting is an integral structure!


In this two part FREE LIVE webinar series for leaders, you will learn:


What are the four layers of team every school needs and how do those layers align with a school’s continuum of supports.


The purpose of the collaborative team meeting and four mistakes leaders often make when planning these meetings for their team.

Session Overview

Does it feel like you're talking about the same students over and over?

Are you wanting to take your PLC and RTI efforts to the next level?

Do your team meetings lack the clarity and purpose you're looking for as a leader?


In this two part LIVE webinar series, Kurtis will share:


Session 1 - Layering Meeting Structures

August 19, 2024 - 4:00 pm MDT

Breaking down the understanding of each of the four layers of team that should be present in each and every school.



Session 2 - Four Mistakes Leaders Make When Planning for Collaborative Team Meetings

August 22, 2024 - 4:00 pm MDT

Examining the purpose of the collaborative team meeting and how to overcome four common mistakes leaders make when planning for these meetings.



Register for this LIVE online learning series and you will receive:

Free Resources


Access a number of free resources, samples and templates shared during the webinar

Replay Access


Receive access to the recordings to rewatch any portion or all of the recorded webinars

Discount Codes


Receive discount codes for additional resources

Join Kurtis in this FREE webinar series to learn more about…

  • The four layers of collaboration essential for every school, with multiple examples and resources related to each layer
  • How the collaborative team meeting differs from a traditional meeting to discuss and respond to the needs of students
  • The essential elements integral to the fidelity of the collaborative team meeting
  • Four mistakes commonly made by leaders when planning for collaborative team meetings with their staff teams

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Meet the Presenter

Kurtis Hewson has been an award-winning teacher, vice-principal, and principal, as well as taught at the post-secondary level. With over a decade of experience as an administrator, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students. In addition to two finalist awards from Alberta Excellence in Teaching program and an Edwin Parr award recipient for excellence in his first year of teaching, Kurtis was an honouree for the ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award in 2010. Kurtis is one of five Alberta principals featured in Reflecting on Leadership for Learning: Case Studies of Five Alberta Elementary School Principals, addressing exemplary leadership practices in elementary schools in Alberta.


He is the co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, a co-author of the text Collaborative Response: Three Foundational Components That Transform How We Respond to the Needs of Learners (Corwin, 2022), and currently works with districts and schools nationally and internationally establishing Collaborative Response frameworks and interacting with thousands of educators annually.

Interested in learning more?

Check out the FREE Webinars and On-Demand Workshops sections of our website to explore further sessions, all focused on enhancing the power of collaborative efforts in your organization!