Avoiding Principal Burnout: How to Love the Job Again

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In education, there’s a lot of talk about preventing teacher burnout–and for good reason. But burnout isn’t a phenomenon that’s exclusive to teachers. It happens to administrators too. With all of the pressures placed on school leaders, avoiding principal burnout … Read More

Using Data to Drive School Improvement: 5 Tips

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School administrators juggle many tasks and strive to meet many objectives. Of course, the ultimate goal is ensuring the overall success of the school. By using data to drive school improvement, administrators can make sound decisions, set and prioritize goals, … Read More

How to Move Into a School Administrator Position

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America’s teachers have to work under some pretty difficult circumstances at times. So have you ever thought that perhaps, if you could learn how to move into a school administrator position, as a result you might be able to make … Read More

How to Lead Meaningful Faculty Meetings: 6 Tips

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Let’s be honest: Faculty meetings are often dreaded, and they sometimes feel like a waste of time. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can lead meaningful faculty meetings that motivate teachers and improve student outcomes. 6 Tips … Read More

How Administrators Can Motivate Teachers from Day 1

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By now, it’s common knowledge that teachers are the key to a successful school. Great school leaders understand how to train, motivate, and retain all-star teachers. As the new school year kicks off, here are six tips on how administrators … Read More

Pre-Planning Tasks for Principals: 5 Steps for Success

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Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Soon, teachers everywhere will head back to school for the week known as “pre-planning.” Teachers set up classrooms, write lesson plans, and get ready for students to arrive. But that doesn’t … Read More

Summer To-Do List for Great School Leaders

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Summer is the perfect time for school leaders to relax and rejuvenate. However, the summer months also provide you with the opportunity to reflect on the previous year and plan for the year ahead. Make the most of your summer … Read More

8 Tips for Effective Teacher Professional Development

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The goal of professional development (PD) for educators is improvement: Improved instructional strategies, improved teaching, and improved outcomes for students. Too often, however, teacher PD is simply a waste of time. “Teaching the Teachers,” a report by National School Boards … Read More