School & District Management Top Tips for New Assistant Principals From Those Who've Been There
Nurture relationships, learn on the job, take care of yourself—and other key advice.
School & District Management Advice for New Assistant Principals: Seize the Initiative, Take Care of the Teachers
Veterans of the job talk about what's needed to thrive and grow in a position demanding self-care and support from others.
School & District Management Advice for New Assistant Principals: Take Chances, Build Networks, Find Joy
Those who have served in the assistant principals spot share tips for new school leaders on getting the most out of the job.
Recruitment & Retention 4 Steps to Building Your Own School Staffing Pipeline
Here's some creative ways to get around the staff shortage that's plagued many schools.
School & District Management How Principals Can Help Assistant Principals Get Ready for the Top Job
Assistant principals don't always get all the experiences they need to be successful school leaders. Their principals can change that.
School & District Management Oregon Educator Named Assistant Principal of the Year
Katherine Holden, the assistant principal of Ashland Middle School, shares her thoughts on the pandemic and how the role has changed.
School & District Management Principals of Color Are Scarce. Here's What Districts Are Doing About It
More than three-quarters of principals are white, though more than half of students are nonwhite. Here are some approaches to change that.
Professional Development Online Summit What's Next for Professional Development: An Overview for Principals
Join fellow educators and administrators in this discussion on professional development for principals and administrators.
School & District Management With $102 Million in Grants, These Districts Plan to Train Principals With a Focus on Equity
The new grant program from the Wallace Foundation will help eight school districts work on building principals’ capacity to address equity.
School & District Management Opinion Four Lessons School Administrators Learned Last Year & Will Apply in the Fall
Four school administrators share lessons learned during the past 18 months of COVID-19 and how they will apply them this fall.
School & District Management Is the Assistant Principal the Most Overlooked, Undervalued Person at School?
A new research review on assistant principals finds that the role is undefined and that support for these school leaders is inconsistent.
School & District Management Opinion The Year of Scourges: How I Survived Illness and Racism to Find My 'Tribe'
A Black school leader reflects on the hardest year of her professional life.
School & District Management For Black Candidates and Women, It Takes Longer to Be Promoted to Principal
Despite often having more experience than men, women assistant principals had to wait nearly a year longer to get the big promotion. Black APs not only had to wait longer, they were also nearly 18 percent less likely to get the nod.