Operational Leadership

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“How Can I Help?”

Instructional Assistants are sometimes overlooked for the role they play in classrooms. Angie Wiggins shares her approach to partnering with the classroom teachers she interacts with each day.

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The Importance of New Teacher Mentor Programs

Every fall, a mighty army of new teachers marches into classrooms across the state. We are thankful for their presence, but are we supporting them well? Nikia Garland looks at the benefits of a teacher mentoring program.

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Who Coaches the Coaches?

Instructional coaches invest in other educators all day long. Karen Smith asks a great question – “but who is coaching the coaches?”

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A Classroom of Collectives

The education world is filled with groups of people working towards similar goals. In a lighter moment, Ryan takes a moment to consider the groups and give them collective names.

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Admin Help Admin: Communication

Administrators communicate with people from young students to superintendents to parents every single day. Assistant Principal Laura Christie has tips for doing it well.

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The Joy & Benefit of Movement

We know we SHOULD move more. But when & how? And what about students in our classrooms? #VirtuallyDifferent Digital Learning Coaches Jen & Amy take a walk & discuss these things.