Leaders In The Trenches

Why you need to regularly visit your employees in their natural habitat

The corner office with the big desk, picture windows, and a sound-deadening door…that’s what many of us aspire to. But if you are leading effectively, you’ll be lucky to spend even a fourth of your day in that room.

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How Principals Best Help Students

3 Steps to Investing In The Right Areas

All principals have at one time been teachers. They’ve changed positions, and still have a great love for kids. But how a principal helps the students looks much different than when he/she was teaching. There’s another group he must focus on…

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Help Your Child Have The Best School Year Ever

8 Tips For Success

The store shelves are fully stocked with supplies. The buses have been inspected. The building has been cleaned top to bottom. Schools everywhere are ready to welcome your child back. How are you getting your child ready for his/her best school year ever? Here are eight tips to set you up for success…

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A School Leader’s Perspective on Teacher Evaluations

Accountability is the latest buzzword in education. Usually it’s viewed as a good and necessary thing. But when accountability is directly linked to things you can’t control or becomes purely punitive, it can paint a picture that isn’t realistic.

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Great Teachers vs. Poor Teachers

The Qualities That Separate The Good From The Bad

We know they exist because we had them while growing up. Great teachers and poor teachers can impact the life and direction of a child more than anyone else. But what distinguishes one from the other? What are the signs of great teachers and poor teachers? Here are my thoughts…

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