I’ve recently become interested in administrator evaluation models. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has done a lot of work on this topic, however their focus is on identifying the best teachers. Here are three articles/resources I came across this week on evaluating administrators – Seven Steps to Effective Feedback, by Grant Wiggins, Educational Leadership, Sep. 2012 > […]
Many of you may be aware that I will be moving on after five years at Alexandria Country Day School to assume the headship at The Children’s School in Atlanta. I am thrilled to join such a wonderful, progressive community of educators, students, trustees, and families, and look forward to a long, enriching tenure. I’m just […]
Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of co-presenting with another NAIS friend/colleague of mine to forty administrators and faculty of The Gilman School in Baltimore, on the topic of leading and managing change in schools. Embedded at the end of this blog post, the presentation we gave covered topics of identifying and navigating organizational culture, holding […]
“Leaders can let you fail without letting you be a failure.” Is this also a quality of great teaching? What about parenting?