DA op-ed: The importance of leadership coaching
The job of principal is tough and lonely. Without support, principals are isolated, which can negatively impact job performance and lead to frequent principal turnover. To stay in the role and make real sustainable improvements, school leaders need the support of an experienced and knowledgeable thought partner.
DA op-ed: Fulfilling the promise of Brown
As we prepare to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision in May, it is important to note that ongoing change is still needed. We must leverage the social capital of all Americans by ensuring a quality and equitable education for every child; while simultaneously stamping out any vestiges of past discriminatory practices.
Students apply science and math to real-life situations
Dayton Public Schools’ Challenger Learning Center in Dayton, Ohio, is one of 44 centers around the globe aimed at engaging students in “hands-on exploration and discovery opportunities that strengthen knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”
Boost IT Support with Student Tech Teams
This web seminar highlighted some strategies for creating student tech support teams in any district. An administrator from Lafayette Catholic School System in Indiana described how a student tech team is enabling school leaders to maximize resources and make better use of IT staff.