Restorative Practices Roundup: 5 Leaders, 5 Stories
“RP has become increasingly important as a tool for educators who are struggling to meet the educational and social-emotional needs of children surviving a pandemic.”— Karen Webber
3 Steps to Intentional Instructional Leadership
“If I want to encourage students to excel, I have to equip teachers to excel – and that means working deliberately to provide my team with the tools, structures and support they need.”— Ranesia Edwards
It’s time to mathematize our schools
“School leaders like you have an important role to play in building a school-wide positive math culture, regardless of your own background in math. Research shows that the way adults talk about math powerfully shapes students’ math mindsets.”— Margie Pearse
Here are the qualities I’ve seen in principals whose students see themselves as mathematicians.
Stepping into a new role. Leveling up your leadership. Joining a new school district. Principal Project celebrates all leaders embracing new firsts this year. We know you’re working day in and day out to support students, families and staff as you rise to any challenge as a community. That’s why we asked your fellow leaders […]
For leaders, by leaders: Songs to celebrate your work and renew your “why.”
Last year, I celebrated my 10th year as a school administrator. This year, a family move took me across the country, and I’m now serving as director of principal development for my new district. Every principal I support, from brand-new leaders to veteran administrators, knows that the principal role can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly […]
Happy National Principals Month! You do so much for the school communities you lead – and you deserve to be taken care of, too! We’ve collaborated with your fellow leaders to collect some gifts to make your National Principals Month extra special. Click to download each of the items below to complete your care package! […]
School leaders are community leaders! My 3 tips on creating community ed programs for families.
We’ve been looking at the so-called “achievement gap” for decades and too often misreading it as a sign that some students innately do better, perform better or are just somehow better than others. Depending on your environment, that’s not something you might say out loud or take seriously as an idea. But it could still […]
For 19 years, I worked in the same school district. I started as a teacher, then various Instructional and Climate Support positions, and then transitioned to the role of Assistant Principal. Then last year, I started a new role as Principal in a new building and a new district. It was important to me to […]