Recognizing the Value of Instructional Leadership

Being a school administrator is complex and multi-faceted.  There are parts of the job that involve managing tasks, making day-to-day decisions, and responding to any number of emergencies or difficult situations.  There are also parts of the school principalship and superintendency that require strategic thinking, being visionary, motivating others, cultivating relationships, and focusing on specific, …

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Cultivating Leadership

I’ve been thinking a lot about management and leadership lately–specifically the difference between the two, why some people in leadership positions manage and others lead, and the impact leaders who are not managing can have on the culture and effectiveness on an organization. According to the Oxford online dictionary, management is “to be in charge, …

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