3 Ways to Emphasize Empathy & Community During the First Weeks of School

Effective leadership is all about people – but not just ‘big’ people! Our ‘little’ people (aka our students!) not only need their teacher leaders to model empathy and community, but they also need to be offered opportunities to build these skills for themselves. Below are a few of my time-tested suggestions to build a strong…

Getting Started as a New Instructional Leader

It’s about that time! Soon your classrooms will be abuzz with excitement as a new school year begins. Maybe this is your first year as an instructional coach/team leader/department chair, or maybe you have a couple seasons under your belt. Regardless, this is an opportune time for you to start fresh and set yourself up…