You want your students to look up to you and remember the impact you made on their lives in the years to come. Connecting the community to your school is one of the most important steps. So simple, so essential.
More Practical Advice for Principals
Even on the most stressful day, know that feeling overwhelmed is temporary and will pass. Sometimes the best way to get there is by asking your staff for feedback and taking their ideas and concerns to heart. Your best support system comes from those who understand the challenges you face. Seek out other principals to bounce ideas, ask advice and find out what has or has not worked for them!
Align your values, vision, and actions all to benefit all kids.
- Practical Advice for Principals in the Field;
- See a Problem??
- Balancing in Heels: My Journey to Health, Happiness, and Making it all Work?
- Tips for New Principals / Practical (Sort Of).
- The Mephisto Club (Rizzoli & Isles, Book 6).
Remember Annie? With this job, the students are your number one priority.
So in other words: eat well, get enough sleep, exercise regularly and just be a beam of positive energy. You will lose your focus if you try to do too much.
Support for Schools
Slow and steady wins the race. Develop and model the culture you expect.
Do you want a school of risk takers and big thinkers? One of support and nurturing? How about happiness and constant communication?
- White City, Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa!
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- A History of Modern Israel.
- Electric Power Distribution Reliability?
- The Great Chain of Being and Other Tales of the Biotech Revolution?
- Contemporary Materialism: A Reader.
Once you set in motion what you know works best, everyone else will follow suit. Research shows and our experience confirms that strong school leaders have a powerful multiplier effect, dramatically improving the quality of teaching and raising student achievement in a school.
You will take away a few key actions that you can easily implement next week that will make a positive impact on the learning of your students. Speakers Dr.
How Principals Can Provide Teacher Support
DEED Commissioner Michael Johnson served in the Copper River School District as superintendent, school principal, district curriculum and staff development director, elementary teacher, and special education program assistant. During his tenure as its principal, Glennallen Elementary Nancy Norman is a former teacher with over 40 years of classroom experience in both regular and special education.
Nancy currently works as a private education consultant, helping superintendents, principals, and teachers improve student learning. She also serves as one of Alaska's Sunday October 22, pm - pm Kuskokwim East. Need help?