Rethinking the Role of the Assistant Principal

In this post guest writer, Dr. Jared Bigham, explores the changing role of assistant principals in our nations schools.


8 Promising Practices for Recruiting Diverse Educator Talent

Attracting teachers, leaders, and other staff with a variety of backgrounds can lead to better organizational decisions, stronger relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and most importantly, improve the learning environment for students.


Does your Human Capital System Foster a Growth Mindset?

Did you know that people who believe they can develop their basic abilities have higher motivation and achievement than those who believe those qualities are fixed?


PDK/Gallup Release Annual Poll on Education

Today, Gallup and PDK released results from their 46th Annual Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. I encourage you to read the report and think about how these findings match your own beliefs when it comes to public education.


"Watch Your Mouth!" Your Employer Is Listening

What do employers think about cussing in the workplace? How can a foul-mouth influence students? Review considerations talent managers should be thinking through to mitigate poor language in their organizations.


HR: Furthering Your Organizational Influence

Explore valuable lessons and best practices harvested from business executives on how HR heads can further their influence in any organization.


Report Examines Impact of Teacher Absences on District Budgets, Student Learning

What does teacher attendance data look like nationally and what does it mean for student learning? What does research say about practices that make a difference in teacher attendance?


Supreme Court Cell Phone Ruling Could Impact School Policy

As districts prepare for the beginning of another school year, leaders should be aware of a recent U.S. Supreme Court case that could influence staff and student cell phones policies and practices.


New Report Highlights Shifting Focus of Educator Preparation, Compensation

As more states and education colleges rethink their approach to teacher preparation, K-12 talent managers should help teachers, leaders, and other staff understand changes and how new policies might impact them personally.


Recruit and Retain or Attract and Engage?

Should you recruit and retain staff or attract and engage them? Is this just a shift in semantics or an important change for 2014 and beyond?


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