There are not enough qualified and suitable candidates out there actively seeking positions despite salary compensation ranging from acceptable to, frankly, outrageous, says Patrick Sweeney. So, what can we do about it?
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September 30, 2018
September 26, 2018
In Education Week Teacher Justin Minkel wrote a powerful post about the anxiety teachers feel during an observation. Well, principals feel that anxiety too, and there are a few things we can do to lessen the anxiety and make the process more worthwhile.
September 16, 2018
Drama plays out in schools every day, because schools are complex places with a diverse thinking set of adults and students who converge in them every day. It's time to take on the drama, and see if leadership coaching can help meet the many challenges leaders face.
August 26, 2018
Many instructional coaches enter into the position with high hopes to have an impact on teachers and students, but many soon find out that the position becomes a dumping ground for "Duties as assigned."
August 19, 2018
The mental health of school counselors, nurses, school leaders, and teachers are at risk, and they may only need 10 minutes to help alleviate their stress.
August 12, 2018
Recently, NAESP released a thorough study explaining the many challenges of school leadership. In an effort to help meet the challenges leaders search for professional development opportunities. Is leadership coaching a form of professional development they are forgetting?
July 29, 2018
More than half of school leaders leave the position within their first five years. Isn't about time we starting asking why?
July 09, 2018
Lately, the term "thought leader' has been thrown around a lot to describe people who write books or blogs, and there are at least three reasons we should stop using the term.
June 10, 2018
There are teachers and leaders who believe that researchers have little to do with their classroom practice, but the reality is that what researchers do has a direct effect on everything that happens in the classroom.
June 06, 2018
Our initiatives are meant to help learning improve, but in his new book, Yong Zhao explores how each initiative has side effects that we need to be aware of.