Recruitment & Retention Video

Black Principals: How Schools Can Hire and Support Them

By Brooke Saias — December 7, 2021 5:02
Leslie Alexander, right, talks with North Forsyth High School Assistant Principal of Instruction La Quisha Linder about what to expect while interviewing for the Winson-Salem/Forsyth County School District principal talent pool. Alexander is the Area Superintendent of Leadership Development and is working to develop a principal workforce that is representative of the district's demographics.

People of color have long been underrepresented in the teacher ranks. The disparity only grows amongst administrators. Here are a look at some methods for increasing Black representation among principals.

Brooke Saias is a video producer for Education Week, working to tell stories about the impact of education on communities.

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