Most of us spend more than 1/3 of our day at work and if you are going to spend that much time in one place, then you will never truly maximize your own leadership potential unless the organization aligns to your personal values.
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July 01, 2014
June 30, 2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals said they support many of the provisions included in the draft of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The changes, they said, made positive strides towards supporting principals and improving the nation's education system.
June 29, 2014
We have a responsibility to move toward more blended, flipped, and online learning. Music has its place in this shift. We watch with interest as more K-12 schools, colleges, and universities have successful transitions as they include more students in learner-centered online educational experiences, including music.
June 27, 2014
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examines principal hiring practices in five urban districts and finds that more strategic recruitment and heftier compensation are needed to improve the ranks of K-12 leadership.
June 26, 2014
It is ultimately the responsibility of those who have chosen to step up and lead schools to be those bridge builders, who understand how to balance the power, listen to all voices, and be the rudder to the ship that is our changing educational environment.
June 24, 2014
Fourteen urban school districts will receive funds under the Principal Supervisor Initiative. Money will also go toward developing model standards for principal supervisors and supporting organizations that help districts empower this group.
June 24, 2014
Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education argue that while there are real policy barriers that hamper school improvement, principals imagine more roadblocks than there are.
June 24, 2014
In order to use the potential that technologies offer our learners, investment in teachers is required. Knowing teachers' mindsets, their fears, and concerns and attending to them while leading forward is crucial. Developing their interest in and their appreciation for the application of these technologies is essential.
June 23, 2014
The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards is looking for ways to recognize the school leaders who completed its rigorous pilot- and field-tests of advanced certification for principals.
June 22, 2014
Our contribution to the next generation of leaders in our country begins with our interactions with our students. If we included the concept of understanding other perspectives in our curriculum and our practice with students and each other, over time, perhaps we could contribute to a more compassionate graduate.