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We believe leadership is a skill that anyone can develop.

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The New School Leader #19

It’s ok if your leadership journey does not look like someone else’s. Too often, we fall into the trap of believing there is only one path, especially in educational leadership. That’s just not true. If the school year ends without you moving into the position you were hoping to land, …

First Assistant Principal Position

Landing My First Assistant Principal Position

I’m excited to share that I landed a high school assistant principal position for the 2023-2024 school year! Before we celebrate, let me tell you about this assistant principal interview. It was INTENSE! For background information, I was interviewing with a district that was out of state, so I had …


The New School Leader #18

As school leaders, conflict is all around us, and we have to always remember to show up with the right mindset. Otherwise, that conflict may turn into combat, and we never want that. Focus on solutions rather than blame, and stay calm. Remember that you cannot control how the other …

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The New School Leader #17

Do not let yourself be paralyzed by “what ifs” when making decisions. Is it important to consider the possible outcomes before making a decision? Absolutely. However, far too many people “what if” themselves into paralysis by considering highly unlikely outcomes. We cannot do that. Make the best decision you can …


The New School Leader #16

Do you want to get your people to buy into your vision? Spend more time telling them about the amazing things you ARE going to do instead of the terrible things you ARE NOT going to do. People rally behind a positive vision much more easily than they rally behind …