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Here at The New School Leader, we are committed to helping new and aspiring school leaders develop the skills that they need to take the next step in their leadership journey.

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We believe good leadership can transform a life, a campus, and a culture.

We believe leadership is a skill that anyone can develop.

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Building Relationships as an Assistant Principal

Building Relationships as an Assistant Principal

As an assistant principal, your ability to build and maintain strong relationships is crucial to your success and the overall health of your school community. Positive relationships with teachers, students, and parents create a supportive environment that enhances learning, improves communication, and fosters a sense of belonging. Let’s explore strategies …

Lessons Learned From My First Year as an Assistant Principal

The saying “It’s not hard work, it’s heart work” has always been pretty cliché to me. However, after this first year serving as a high school assistant principal, I now believe in “heart work.” Nothing about this first year was easy, but I loved every second of it. You have …

Empowering New Assistant Principals Through Reflection

In the fast-paced world of education, new assistant principals often find themselves constantly reacting to the next challenge or crisis. However, the most effective school leaders understand the power of stepping back and engaging in meaningful reflection. For new assistant principals and other school administrators, reflection isn’t just a luxury—it’s …

My Favorite Amazon Prime Day Deals for School Leaders

I was sharing some of these deals through my social media accounts, and rather than clutter up my feeds with all kinds of posts about my favorite Prime Day deals, I thought it would be a good idea to list them all in one place. This isn’t a fancy list. …

Mastering Communication: A New Assistant Principal’s Guide

As a new assistant principal, your ability to communicate effectively can make or break your success in leadership. Whether you’re addressing teachers, students, parents, or community members, clear and impactful communication is key. Let’s dive into some strategies to enhance your communication skills and become a more influential leader. 1. …