The school year is underway–and you made it! This is a moment to look back and take pride in all the things you did to care for your colleagues and the students in your school. There’s no such thing as a slow ramp-up to the start of the school year. Instead, we start with a burst of speed and adrenaline, and then find a sustainable pace. Here are three tips to make sure you’re ready for the road ahead.
Our resource for September will sharpen your skills in planning and presenting large group meetings for parents. Take a look at our new infographic, designed to help Academic Leaders create meaningful meetings on campus.
You became an Academic Leader, in part, because you believe in the power of learning to spur growth. By deciding how you want to grow as an Academic Leader, you’ll make it easier to find–and take–opportunities for development.
Have you ever had a feeling of encroaching dread that starts around 10:00 am on Sunday morning? Maybe it’s about a stack of ungraded papers, or a tricky meeting on Monday morning. Maybe it’s just the thought of waking up to an alarm when it’s still dark out.
The start of the school year brings new faculty and staff to your campus and shifts returning colleagues into new roles. Earlier this month, you set a plan for getting out of the office and being present with colleagues. Now, it’s time to continue to invest in those connections so your relationships become richer and deeper.
In Summer 2020, I found a resource that changed my perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic, and I’ve been sharing it as widely as I can ever since: the psychological phases of disaster1. It turns out that humans have very predictable reactions to not only living through a massively disruptive and damaging event, but also recovering from it.
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