Target Audience: School Leaders
Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes
Welcome to the Teacher Absenteeism course!
We appreciate your interest in learning more about how to improve attendance and reduce absenteeism in one of the most valuable roles: teachers! As you are aware, teacher absenteeism in Minneapolis Public Schools is a challenge that has existed for many years. While we recognize the issue, we want to tackle the problem from a slightly different lens than in prior years.
If you have any questions about the content presented in this course, please contact Keenan Shelton, Director of Talent Management, at Keenan.Shelton@mpls.k12.mn.us.
We will highlight the four components of this training course:
- The four common factors that contribute to teacher absenteeism
- The impact of teacher absenteeism in MPS
- How to shape/re-shape culture as a means of managing absenteeism
- How to conduct corrective discipline
When completing this course for the first time, it is recommended that you follow each of the components in consecutive order: