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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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We believe leadership is based on actions, not titles.

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Best Gift for Assistant Principals

The Best Gift for Assistant Principals

My wife and my children bought me an early Father’s Day gift a few weeks ago, and I have not stopped using it since the day it arrived. Given how useful it was, I could not wait to share it with our audience because I think it is probably the …

The New School Leader #25

Summer is rapidly approaching (a few fortunate souls are already there)! To celebrate the end of the 23-24 school year, we are having our big “End of School” sale for the Assistant Principal Interview Bootcamp! The first 24 people who enroll in our flagship course will get 40% off! If …

The New School Leader #24

It’s January, and for many of us, that means it is JOB SEASON. The next 6-7 months are going to be full of opportunities for many of us to take that next step in our leadership journey. For some of us, that might be landing our first assistant principal job. …

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The New School Leader #23

“The reason you feel like you’ve got too much to do is because you are doing too much.” – Josh Spector It is so easy for school leaders to get caught up doing too much of the WRONG work. As we move through the school year, we have to continue …

New Assistant Principal

Avoid This Phrase as a New Assistant Principal

As a new assistant principal, it is so tempting to start sentences off with  “well, in my last district…” You are engaging in conversation with what you have experienced and that is okay! However, you want to avoid this statement at all costs! No one gives a flip about what …