Principals are experiencing high levels of stress and anxiety as they navigate what likely will be the most challenging year of their careers. Making decisions that affect their students and their school communities in the midst of the pandemic is anything but simple. Psychologists Mark Greenberg of Penn State University and Marc Brackett of Yale University have each been studying the emotional impact of the pandemic on school leaders. Sharif El-Mekki, a former school leader, will provide insights on the importance of training, hiring, and retaining quality educators, including educators of color. Join Peter DeWitt as he speaks with them to discuss their research and how principals can best manage their social-emotional needs, even as they are navigating the needs of their school communities.
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