Principal Tribe

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 …

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Why Do Principals Leave? Attrition and Turnover Research

Why is it that about 1 in 5 principals leave their school each year? What causes principals to leave low-income schools faster than higher-income communities? Why are principals leaving the profession? Here’s a research article you can download from the National Center for Educational Statistics. This discontinuity in leadership often impedes school success by disrupting …

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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 …

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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 …

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