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Summer 2022


This school improvement plan aims to improve school culture through crucial converstaions among staff. School culture is the set of norms, values, and beliefs that make up what a school believes in, which affects multiple areas of a school, including student success, teacher retention, and job satisfaction. Crucial conversations are discussions between two or more people who hold opposing opinions about high-stakes issues and where emotions run strong. The plan addresses ways to strengthen a school's culture, beginning at the administrative and teacher leadership level, using book studies. In addition, a literature review was conducted to support the plan and examine the importance of the prinicipal, communication, and interpersonal communication to improve a schools culture.