School Leadership and School Administration
14 Effective Strategies to Build a Community of Learners
A set of fourteen goals with two strategies for each goal built around the fourteen considerations for principals as they build a community of learners.
Best Practices for Increasing School Safety and Security
School safety and security should always be a high priority for schools. The following practical strategies will help address several vulnerabilities.
Conducting an Interview
The following tips can be used to make the teacher being interviewed more comfortable and can increase efficiency when conducting an interview.
Dealing with Difficult Parents
Dealing with difficult parents is virtually impossible for any educator to escape. As an administrator, you won't make everybody happy.
Dealing with a School Tragedy
Every school administrator hopes they will never have to deal with a school tragedy such as the death of a student or teacher, school shooting, etc.
Educational Leadership Philosophy
A principal should be student-centered and their school vision should revolve around what is best for the students and the school as a whole.
Effectively Handling School Gossip
Administrators should discourage gossip in their building. School gossip can create divisions within a faculty/staff if it is not dealt with quickly..
Embrace Cell Phones or Ban Them?
One of the most discussed issues that school administrators face on a daily basis is where they stand with allowing cell phones in school.
Programs that Promote School Pride
All administrators want to see their students take pride in their school. These programs are designed to promote school pride amongst your student body.
School Creed: A Powerful Suggestion
Having your students memorize and recite a school creed with a powerful message can have nothing but positive effects on your student body.
School leadership -- Any school is only as strong as the leadership and administration that runs it. Being a school administrator or in a school leadership position is a thankless job and one that comes with making difficult decisions. However an effective school leader can change the face of a school and the benefits of seeing student growth...
Strategies for Hiring a Teacher
Hiring a teacher is a critical component in the overall success of a school. If the right teacher is hired the quality of the school can be improved.
Strategies for Administrators to Boost Teacher Morale
It is critical that administrators recognize the value of having several strategies in place designed to boost teacher morale throughout the year.
The Role of a Superintendent of Schools
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a school district is the superintendent of schools. The superintendent is essentially the face of the district.
Strategies that Promote School Improvement
These ten strategies for school improvement provide a starting place for administrators wanting to provide engaging activities with the school community.
What Makes a School Administrator an Effective School Leader?
Leadership is an essential component of a school's successes or failure. The best schools will have an effective school leader or group of leaders.