San Bernardino City USD - Leadership Team: Spring 2020

February 13 - April 10, 2020

This is a closed program for site leadership teams of the San Bernardino City Unified School District. This intensive training program provides participants with understandings about organizational systems, leadership, and skills to facilitate the most demanding, challenging and creative types of group interactions. A primary focus is on building high functioning teams. This is a new approach for San Bernardino City Unified School District. We will be having school leadership teams go through a 6-day program focused on their site strategic issues.

What teams and individuals will experience:

  1. Deeper insights into leadership styles, strengths, and areas of stretch.
  2. A tool bag full of facilitation skills and processes.
  3. Understandings and strategies to deal with change management.
  4. Learn how to move your site team to the highest levels of performance.
  5. Ability to diagnose strategic issues withing site leadership teams and the ability to design strategic interventions. 
  6. Strategies to build greater levels of sustainability into your programs and organizations.
  7. Each school site team will develop a strategic plan for their selected site initiative.


Training dates:

February 13 - 14, 2020

March 12 - 13, 2020

April 9 - 10, 2020


Your Instructor:

Steve Zuieback is a management consultant and master facilitator with over 30 years of experience of working with global corporations, non-profits, community organizations and teams. Steve's special interests are in the areas Education and the Environment.


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This is a closed session for San Bernardino City Unified School District employees. For more information about this session contact Cathy DeLaTorre at

Course Materials



Module 1: Blogs, Videos, and Supporting Files 

Difficult Group Dynamics and Micro Skills

What to do when the leader of your team is the problem?

Communication Perceptual Positions – 1st Position – It is all about Me!  Video

Five Finger Model of Facilitation    Video

The Importance of Outcomes     Video

From Cat Herding to Leadership - Ebook

Models and Frameworks:

Balancing the "above and below the green line" - A story of actual practice. Video

Overemphasis on "below the green line" - are we going to eat or talk? Video

Overview of the 6 Circle Model - "below the green line" Video

Below the Green Line - Theory to Practice. Video

How to use the Ralph Stacey Model . Video


When to Chart as a Facilitator? 

After Action Review:  Video

Modules 2 & 3: 

Models and Frameworks:

Change and Transition  Video

How to use the Process Enneagram as a dialogue process:  Video

The Process Enneagram as a journey Map    Video

The Process Enneagram as a conversation and planning process. Video

A Simple Sequence of the Process Enneagram (Video)


Examples of the Process Enneagram Questions: 

How to use the Ladder of Inference Process:  Video

4 Step Action Planning Process  Video

The Decision Matrix  Video

Totems, Taboos and Repetitive Interactions   Video

What do you do when leadership feels it is being held hostage by the culture of the organization?

How do you build compassion within a group around difficult dynamics?

How to break that status quo mindset in a team?

How do you move a group from compliance to commitment?

Negative Visions

Checking on Your Communication Assumptions

Discussion Method Process - PDF

Appreciative Inquiry Process - PDF

Workshop Method - ICA - PDF

Module 4

Organizational Lifecycle by Tim Dalmau

Overcoming the Seven Sustainability Blunders by Bob Doppelt

Diagnosis: From Theory to Practice by Steve Zuieback

Strategic Enneagram Templates - PDF

Strategic Enneagram Templates - PDF

Mental Models Process - PDF

Inventories and Surveys

Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Organizational Lifecycle Inventory by Tim Dalmau and Bob Dick

Systems Sustainability Survey Based on the Process Enneagram by Steve Zuieback and Tim Dalmau

Dalmau-Zuieback Leadership Team Assessment 

Dalmau-Zuieback Leader Assessment

Zuieback-Dalmau Sustainability Inventory

Simple Enneagram Sequence