This is my 25th year in education, and I spent 20 of those years as a teacher. I loved being a teacher. I loved working with kids. When I decided to pursue school leadership, I promised myself I’d keep students at the heart of every decision. But the more I have learned about principal leadership, […]
You and your fellow school leaders have let us know: One thing that makes your team truly great is their investment in growing their practice to inspire students! But during weeks when teacher workloads feel heavy or student engagement lags, it can be harder for your staff to find energy for new professional learning and […]
When you’re a young Black student, meeting a Black male educator allows you to literally see success personified. It changes your outlook on what’s possible. You see someone who looks like you making a difference, and you can aspire to make a difference, too.
Why I put teacher-coach collaborations at the heart of my instructional plans – and why it works!
How we leaders can use coaching principles to support whole-team instructional growth
To get the most out of classroom observations, and give powerfully effective feedback, ask yourself: How well do you know your team?
With stay interviews, I’m striving to create a school culture my teachers will never want to leave.
Pop some popcorn, gather your teachers and learn together.
During Hurricane Katrina, I was a new teacher. In 2020, I was a new principal. Here’s how these experiences shaped my approach to equity.
Here are 3 concrete practices that worked for us.