Be Innovative When It Comes To School Leadership

Dave SchmittouBlog, Lead Better, Video(s)

Video Highlights: Dave Schmittou shares some helpful ideas and thoughts when it comes to being the leader your staff, community, and school needs. = [scroll down to keep reading] About Dave Schmittou Entering his twenty-first year in education, Dave has earned a reputation for being a disruptor of the status quo, an innovator, and a change agent. Having served as … Read More

Eliminating Imposter Syndrome in School Leadership

Latrese YoungerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Imposter syndrome refers to when we unconsciously sabotage ourselves as we allow negative thoughts to take the front seat in our minds.  Overcome the imposter syndrome by stopping and reflecting on your uniqueness. Perfection is Futile Don’t expect perfection! No one is able to do everything. It’s just outright exhausting. Furthermore, it’s a waste of perfectly good productivity as … Read More

A Leader’s Heart – Dr. Nychole Mitchell

Rob BreyerGuiding Principals Podcast

Dr. Nychole Mitchell She holds a Doctorate, MBA and Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration and Ministry with concentrations in Psychology, Management, and Christian Business. She’s had the pleasure of studying overseas in Malaysia and Singapore and tutors for Grades PreK-12, College Students, and Adults in various subjects along with providing test preparation (SAT, ACT & GED) since 1991. Likewise, … Read More

Do We Have A Leadership Pool?

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: As the role of the administrator changes, districts need to reflect on the number of individuals in the district’s leadership pool. Keep in mind who are the next potential candidates to serve as principal or assistant principal. District leaders need to be intentional about developing leaders who will be ready to assume school leadership roles.  When you hear the … Read More

5 Blind Spots For Principals

Steven WeberBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: A principal who is aware of blind spots will be better prepared to lead. Blind spots for principals include thinking change is a single event and that closing achievement gaps happens when we teach the standards, assuming families know what takes place in the school, thinking the principal is the only leader, and thinking technology is a magic solution. … Read More