California Education Partners Professional Development Program - 2019-2020


July 30 - 31, 2019; December 18-19, 2020 & July 8-9, 2019 (Closed to the Public)

This is a specifically designed program for the educational consultant team. Each session will be designed based on the emerging needs and interests of the team as they go about presenting and facililtating their state-wide educational convenings with school districts across California.

The design is intended to cover the core leadership models of:

  • Below the Green Line
  • Ralph Stacey
  • Change and Transition
  • Performance Continuum
  • The Process Enneagram as a Journey Map
  • Adoption of An Idea
  • Early Adopter Theory and Selection of Team Members

Provide hands-on practice with the core facilitation processes of:

  • Discussion Method
  • After Action Review
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Process Enneagram
  • Workshop Method
  • Mental Models Process
  • Micro Skill Development

What you will get from the training:

  1. A tool bag full of facilitation skills and processes.
  2. Understandings and strategies to deal with change management.
  3. Ability to diagnose situations in your teams and organization and a process for designing the right interventions and preventions.
  4. Strategies to build greater levels of effectiveness and sustainabililty into your sites and organization. 

Please note that specific course materials are posted below:

Training dates:

July 30 31, 2019 - Change and Transition, Micro Skills, The Process Enneagram

December 18-19, 2019  - TBD

July 8-9, 2020 - TBD


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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Course Materials

Blogs, Videos, and Supporting Files 

Difficult Group Dynamics and Micro Skills

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

From Cat Herding to Leadership - Ebook

How a Leader Can Facilitate and Participate in the Same Conversation - Video

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

The Performance Continuum - Video

How to Move Teams to Higher Levels of Performance - The Performance Continuum Part 2 - Video

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)

Diagnosis: From Theory to Practice by Steve Zuieback


When to Chart as a Facilitator? 

After Action Review:  Video

Examples of the Process Enneagram Questions: 

How to use the Ladder of Inference Process:  Video

4 Step Action Planning Process  Video

How to Narrow Down the Strategic Focus of Your Team - Video

The Decision Matrix  Video

Paired Weighting Process - Video

Totems, Taboos and Repetitive Interactions   Video

Strategic Enneagram Templates - PDF