If you’ve ever had the unlucky experience of teaching in a school with a difficult principal at the helm, then you know the nightmare such a leader can create in a school. I’m blessed that I’ve worked for 14 years at a school whose leadership has always been supportive, engaged, and champions of the teachers and students who attend. However, I’ve also been witness to some school environments that are toxic to all, including the leaders who initially created the havoc. Continue reading “What teachers want from their principals”
As we begin thinking about and planning for the new school year, consider the kind of teacher you want to be: one who medicates the dancer or one who plays the music for her?