Central office is sometimes cast as the 'dark side' by principals who may see people with good intentions who have lost touch with the day-to-day operations of schools. These three principals are using what they know from both sides to benefit their schools.
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November 19, 2019
November 05, 2019
The Racial Equity Leadership Academy for principals, a partnership between the Los Angeles district and the USC Race and Equity Center, plans to give principals the skills they need to tackle racial equity head-on and address disparities in their schools.
October 28, 2019
Principal Kerensa Wing, who was just selected as the principal of the year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, prioritizes staff development, equity, and student voice in her 3,000 student high school.
August 30, 2019
With just a little more than 15,000 members, the American Federation of School Administrators is dwarfed by the two national teachers' unions, but officials say an increased number of local principal associations have expressed interest in joining.
August 22, 2019
Who are the nation's principals? New federal data shine a light on the makeup of the principalship.
August 13, 2019
The new program, which is a joint project of the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, will help a small crop of current and future school leaders address challenges they face in their schools.
July 31, 2019
White principals were less likely than principals of color to say that their preparation programs helped them feel ready to meet the needs of diverse students, according to a new survey.
July 30, 2019
Two veteran principals talk about ways job-seeking teachers can nail their interviews and the common mistakes they should avoid.
July 17, 2019
Ben Rodriguez's first job as a principal was opening a new school in San Tan Valley, Ariz. nearly 20 years ago. This is the last of four interviews with experienced principals.
July 03, 2019
Sue Park, now the head of school at Yu Ming Charter School in Oakland, Calif, followed an unconventional route to becoming a principal. This is the third of four interviews with experienced principals.