I changed assignments 8 times in my first ten years of teaching. Teacher moves can cause chaos and uncertainty. So, why do principals do it?
When the economy turns down and state budgets start shrinking, school districts begin looking at furlough days for teachers and other educators.
RIF (Reduction in Force) is a painful and frustrating thing to go through. It’s not personal, many of us have experienced it. Learn what you need to know and how to get through it. You’ll be back to work in no time!
Teachers know firsthand the importance of good principals. Many wonder though: Is it worth going from teacher to administrator? Maybe.
I’ve reviewed hundreds of principal candidate resumes. I’ve submitted many of my own – with a 90% success rate. Here’s what I’ve learned about what will get your resume noticed.
I was a new teacher in 2001 and a new principal in 2009. These are the things I wish I’d known to prepare myself, and others, for a recession.
Change can be hard. Teachers often stay in one school and miss out on financial and professional opportunities. Don’t be afraid of switching school districts!
The assistant principalship is a great entry into school administration. It provides a good balance of leadership while staying connected with students. The job market is competitive. This post will help you get hired.
It’s that time of year! Districts around the country are looking for good school principals. (Hint: it’s always that time of year.) You’re ready to be one. What does a school principal hiring process look like and how can you prepare?
Prepare for an effective interview by anticipating questions and practicing answers. Over 200 real principal interview questions to help you prepare to crush that interview!