Guest blogger Jennifer Cleary writes, "Burnout is a real issue, for both first-year teachers and thirty-year veterans. Schools are losing valuable educators, and student achievement is suffering."
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August 10, 2017
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Sometimes, we feel like boundary managers. It is part of our responsibility to create a "safe zone", to ensure schools can be set apart from the craziness of the swirling outside world.
May 04, 2017
An effective and successful teacher leader can become a teacher leader without an appointment, simply through earned recognition.
April 23, 2017
Leadership requires the leader to "know thyself", and, lest any of us forget, developing expertise demands daily practice.
March 09, 2017
We cannot come to our work tired, or sick, spiritually or physically. We must take care of each part of us that is required to be present in our work.
June 12, 2016
EdCamps are based upon the desire for participant-led professional development. The session topics are determined on the day of the event.
May 22, 2016
While it is well established that many factors can increase student performance, the most important factor is the quality of the classroom teacher.
April 07, 2016
Districts can operate with multi-directional communication pathways in which each constituency has access to the other with respect and consideration for diversity of perspective.
March 29, 2016
Leaders, while striving to find their own vision for possibilities, need only to look inside their schools for innovative teachers who are pushing against boundaries and inviting a more flexible interaction between student and teacher.
January 21, 2016
Successful leadership is not perched atop the organization; success results from embedding leadership throughout all levels of the organization.