Professional Learning for Family Engagement Teams
An online platform for team building through strengths.
ProStrengths is a life changing professional learning experience that will positively encourage and inspire you and your team. Team members discover their top 5 strengths using the Gallup StrengthsFinder™ assessment. Our process empowers them to rapidly build on those strengths to build a strong, effective team for Family Engagement.
ProStrengths is part of the Parenting Partners PRO accelerated professional learning programs that develop proficiency and leadership for Family Engagement.
ProStrengths Course Overview
ProStrengths is an online platform with four learning modules and one interactive meet-up session. The interactive session can be done in person or in a virtual format. The course is designed to be completed in 4-5 weeks and include 5-10 cohort members that will go through the content together. The experience features engaging videos, written material, and reflective activities, including:
Purpose of ProStrengths
ProStrengths develops leaders and teams by building on their strengths and unique giftedness.
ProStrengths is an opportunity for your parent leaders and staff to discover and leverage their strengths so they can grow into their best selves both professionally and personally.
ProStrengths brings decades of research in strengths by Gallup’s StrengthFinders™ into the service of Family Engagement. ProStrengths accelerates the development of emerging parent leaders and Family Engagement paraprofessionals and professionals, resulting in great Parent Engagement teams on your campuses.
The course is organized into four modules that guide the cohort through the process of engaging their unique strengths. Some topics include:
- Discover Your Strengths
- Focus on Strengths to Multiply Success
- Talent Shows up in Unique Ways
- Five Clues to Talent
- When You’re at Your Best
- Four Domains of Leadership Strengths
- Spotting Talent in Others
- Building on Strengths as a Team
- Teamwork Turns Weak Areas Into Strengths
The ProStrengths course build on your team members’ natural talents and abilities to build great teams for Family Engagement. Outcomes include:
- Better collaboration and communication among team members.
- Clearer understanding of individual strengths.
- Custom action plans to develop strengths.
- Knowledge of uniqueness of strengths.
- Awareness of why and how to utilize strengths.
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Preview of the ProStrengths Course
ProStrengths Website Preview
This video shows a clip of the ProStrengths course. Cohorts learn through videos, written content, and reflective activities. These lessons are taught by Katie Harri, our Gallup coach and ProStrengths Expert.
Leaders receive a Leader Guide and a unique cohort code to access the website. Leaders and cohort members download handouts and access additional resources on the website for further strength exploration.
As you can see in the snapshot of the main course page, each lesson, activity, reflection and video title is listed and a check is marked for each completed step. Cohort members can see their progress and easily pick up where they left off.
Gallup Strengths Page
The Gallup Strengths page is available anytime as a resource for people to learn more about their top five strengths. Click on the box for each of your Strengths to see a testimony video from Gallup experts, a detailed description of that Strength, words to describe you and examples of your strengths in action.