Hi fellow principals! As an active principal in Chicago, I know the challenges and opportunities that you face first hand. The job of a school principal is probably the best and most challenging thing you’ve ever done professionally. I know that often you have felt overwhelmed by your responsibilities and underwhelmed by your own abilities. Most of the time it’s the calling that keeps you going and that calling is probably what lead you to a site like this one. If you have been looking for practical advice to help you develop as a school leader you have found the right place. On this site, you will find the power to:
- Improve your school
- Innovate your instructional practices
- and Inspire the teachers, parents, and students that you lead every day!
Together we’ll focus on the tools you need to effectively lead and transform your schools. Along the way, we will get advice from some of the best principals in the country. I look forward to working with you as we help lead the schools that will create the future. Thank you for visiting.
Check our David Leonhardt’s article about the power of principals to “fix” our nation’s schools.
Also check out William Ouchi’s Making Schools Work; where he argues that the principal is the most important part of any school’s transformation.