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

Is Kindness Just a Trend?

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES  –  Allyson Apsey  –  Principal of Quincy Elementary, Michigan. Author. National Speaker. Loving, Learning, and Laughing. Is Kindness Just a Trend? Principal Perspectives #7, February 18, 2019 How does kindness create the schools we need? Is kindness even a concept for leadership? In this Principal Persepctives, we’ll highlight the work of Allyson Apsey and show… Continue reading Is Kindness Just a Trend?

Mid-Year Energy for Learning

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES – Susan Melbye –  In this Principal Perspectives we highlight the energy and work of Susan Melbye, who currently serves as principal of Nottoway Elementary School. She is mom of 3 beautiful girls and frequently found at #momsasprincipals or #principalsinaction. Mid-Year Energy for Learning Principal Perspectives #6, February 11, 2019 As anyone in the field… Continue reading Mid-Year Energy for Learning

Positivity in Principals is More Than Good Feelings

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES Robert Abney  Proud principal at Los Lunas High School. Positivity in Principals is More Than a Good Feeling Principal Perspectives #5, February 4, 2019 Great leaders aren’t made by the “right” degrees or skills. A person can have the best qualifications and education but care nothing about a cause. People rally around leaders who… Continue reading Positivity in Principals is More Than Good Feelings

Permission to Feel

PRINCIPAL PERSPECTIVES –  Beth Houf  –   Boy mom, middle school principal, passionate leader & learner, forever teacher. Currently serving at Fulton Middle School and Co-Author of Lead Like a Pirate. Permission to Feel Principal Perspectives #4, January 28, 2019 No one ever said that being a school leader was going to be a life filled… Continue reading Permission to Feel