School Leadership eCollection

First-year hurdles

Bohn, J

Document type:
Journal article
Abstract:

Today's school principal is like the CEO of a corporation, with a duty to lead the whole school in terms of vision, instructional planning, staff development, fiscal planning, and more. Synergizing the interests of all stakeholders while simultaneously being results-oriented isn't an easy task and is a complex challenge! This article outlines how every new principal must prepare to face misconceptions and meet crucial challenges and concludes with how districts can support new principals. [Article]