When Principals Empower Others

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES  –  Tara L. Desiderio  –  Our featured principal this week is Principal of Wescoville Elementary in East Penn School District, dedicated to helping educators nd students embrace a love of learning and happiness.  When a Principal Empowers Others Principal Perspectives #14, April 29, 2019 What happens in a school when a principal empowers others?… Continue reading When Principals Empower Others

5 Ways to Give Feedback

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES  –  Todd Schmidt  –  Our featured principal this week is the principal and a lead innovator @harborviewelem. Proud husband and father to two beautiful girls. He earned his Ed.D at USC and serves as faculty @ChapmanU.  Five Ways to Give Feedback Principal Perspectives #11, March 25, 2019 In this Principal Perspectives, we highlight the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Give Feedback

Students, Relationships and Choices

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES  –  Cristobal Saldana  –  Our featured principal this week is a  father of four, a life-long learner, an ND alumnus, EdD,  and Assistant Principal at Pflugerville High School in Texas.  Student Relationships and Choices Principal Perspectives #10, March 18, 2019 Children are sensitive and perceptive. They constantly process tone and nuance, both consciously and… Continue reading Students, Relationships and Choices

Leading for Growth

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES  –  Stacey Green  –    Pk-7 principal at Stockton Grade School. USD #271 family. Follow our district at @USD271_Schools Leading for Growth Principal Perspectives #9, March 11, 2019 Ever since Peter Senge developed the idea of a “learning organization”, companies and schools alike have sought to use leadership as a catalyst for growth. In… Continue reading Leading for Growth

Instructional Leadership, 5 Keys

Instructional leadership represents the work leaders do as they create the learning environment where staff members feel empowered, take risks and change practices to best meet the learning needs of students. Here are the key components of instructional leadership. In this blog post, I want to focus on Instructional Leadership including: What does instructional leadership… Continue reading Instructional Leadership, 5 Keys

Effective School Improvement Plans, 5 Keys

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES   In this Principal Perspectives, we highlight the ideas of Principal Mark French as he discusses 5 Key Components of an Effective School Improvement Plan. He currently serves as the Principal at Gatewood Elementary in the Hopkins Public Schools in Minnesota. He enjoys cooking on weekends, traveling, and reading. Follow on Twitter @PrincipalFrench.”… Continue reading Effective School Improvement Plans, 5 Keys