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Recruiting and Hiring Great Teachers

By Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins, M.A., author of The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement Staff turnover differs from school to school. Some teachers retire. Some find it difficult to adjust to instructional or organizational changes and decide to go elsewhere. Other … Continue reading

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Landing a Teaching Job: Résumé Tips from the Principal’s Office

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide As a high school principal, I get résumés 12 months out of the year. Most of them come by email, so I save them in an electronic folder and … Continue reading

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You’re the Principal. Now What?

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide They gave you the job. You are going to be the principal next year! You always knew this day would come, but now that it’s here, you can’t remember … Continue reading

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7 Essential Steps to School Improvement

By Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins, M.A., author of The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement At some point in your leadership career, you may be faced with the task of transforming all or portions of an organization. This can be an enormously challenging … Continue reading

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The Free Spirits Reflect on Their Favorite Teachers

This year, to mark Teacher Appreciation Week, which will be celebrated in schools across the country May 4–8, 2015, we at Free Spirit wanted to pay tribute to some of the educators who made big impacts in our lives. We … Continue reading

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