This is a one-day seminar designed to improve student achievement, to build leadership skills, and to build cultures of excellence and high performance. The focus of the skill building is on solving challenging problems that stem from cultural, economic, learning style, and other differences. This seminar is for leaders at the district and building level, as well as professionals who are candidates for future leadership positions who wish to help schools become more effective organizations. They will learn how to apply correlates of effective schools to deliver consistently high performance of students and teachers. They will learn how to more creatively use available resources to support and motivate high performance from all members of the organization. Participants will create a strategic plan for improving inclusion and equity by responding to particular issues within their current environment. They will identify indicators for assessing problem areas and practiced using metrics for monitoring the issues they focus on.