Common Leadership Pitfalls for Beginning Administrators

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR Districts should have an onboarding process that includes coaching and support for beginning administrators. Develop a plan and don’t let email become a distraction to your role as a district administrator. Use time blocking to become more disciplined and focus on the district’s priorities. Onboarding Needed When educators begin working in the district office, there are several common pitfalls … Read More

More Than a Teacher: Getting Involved in Your School

Andrea KalchbennerBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: As a teacher, there are a number of paths you can take towards getting involved in your school. Start small when you’re ready to get more involved outside of your classroom duties. Figure out what brings you joy and what you have the most time to dedicate your talents to. Getting Involved in Your School PBIS Tier 1 coach? … Read More

Expanding Your Teacher Role

Katie MiglinBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR There are many opportunities to get involved in your school community. Clear your plate enough to support students and staff members outside of the classroom. Build relationships with your students by supporting their other interests. Your purpose goes beyond the walls of your classroom. Katie joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to chat about ways to get more … Read More

Planning the Perfect Weekend

Karen EvansBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teacherpreneur Better

TL;DR Schedule cleaning tasks and errands during the week so you can have the full weekend for fun. Every weekend, include 1) something social, 2) something physical, and 3) something spiritual into your schedule. Reflect and tweak your plan as needed. Engaging in self care and having a fun weekend benefits your students too! We Are Busy! This season is … Read More

Building MOMENTUM, One Month at a Time

Lindsay TitusBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The end of a month and beginning of a new one is a natural time to reflect and kick-start our momentum. Learn three ways to begin and end each month strong: (1) Schedule 2-3 ME times. (2) Update your highlight reel. (3) Audit the past month and set intentions for the new month. The end of a month can … Read More