Are you a new principal? Looking to become a principal, but you are unsure? Read on to hear from 3 principals who offer advice and lesson they have learned in their first year on the job. From advice, words of wisdom, and the best resources, they cover it all.
A lot of change has taken place in the teaching force, but what do the real facts and figures look like? This report shows key findings that include diversity and growth within the teaching profession.
A new study reveals the wide range of teacher salaries from state to state.
Alaska and New York pay teachers nearly double the salaries of those working in Mississippi and Oklahoma, says a new study by GoBankingRates.
Great principals aren’t expected to do it all alone, and they don’t expect that of themselves. They "distribute" leadership as they work with assistant administrators and teacher leaders to achieve the vision of the school. They take care of themselves and urge others to do the same because they know there’s always another hill to conquer and they need to be in tip-top shape to keep climbing up.
Interviewing can be stressful for even the most seasoned professionals. But rest assured there are (easy) steps that you can take to set yourself up for success. Our guest blogger, Verneita Hunt, an Associate Director of HR provides some solid advice for teachers who are tackling the interview process.
Set yourself up for success with these 10 tips. Teaser - Tip #3 is set a time to go home. Let's be real, the work never stops for a teacher. You could just keep going and going. In order to be successful and feel successful you need to go home at a reasonable time, enjoy time with family, and rest for the next day. You cannot run yourself into the ground day in and day out.
The true beauty in leadership is being able to discern when to pull back and not give teachers things they don't need. There is a balance that great principals learn, and because of that balance, they generally have happy teachers in their classrooms.
Teachers are feeling especially stressed, disrespected, and less enthusiastic about their jobs, a new survey has found.
The survey, released by the American Federation of Teachers and the advocacy group Badass Teachers Association on Monday, included responses from about 5,000 educators. It follows a 2015 survey on educator stress—and finds that stress levels have grown and mental health has declined for this group in the past two years.