What are the resources related to PARCC available for teachers for professional development?

Download free podcast by Julie Lyons on What Are the Resources Related to Parcc Available for Teachers for Professional Development? New teacher evaluations. New State Tests . New Standards . The myriad of educational changes may seem overwhelming at times, … Continue reading

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Maximize Your Summer: Ideas for Principals (Part II)

Maximizing Summer for principals


With August just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how well you’ve managed your schedule so far during the summer. Last week we provided you with several ideas to make the most of your time, including: making staffing decisions early, revising safety procedures if necessary, networking with colleagues, using technology to your advantage, and taking staff input into account.
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Maximize Your Summer: Ideas for Principals

Maximizing Summer for principals


The students are home. The teachers are on vacation. The front office phones have stopped ringing off the hook. Yes, your workday as a principal may be much quieter now, so take advantage of the summertime to become more efficient, increase your skills and prepare for September with renewed enthusiasm. Here are some ideas for making this happen:

•Make staffing decisions early.

•Brush up on safety.

•Network!

•Get tech-savvy.

•Hear them out.

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