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  • Making Mental Health a Priority in Schools

    Executive Leadership, School Culture

    There is no doubt that teaching is a stressful job. The daily tasks, planning engaging lessons, managing student behavior, working with colleagues, preparing for standardized testing, and feeling responsible for the success of students may lead to teacher burnout.

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  • During Times of Crisis: Meeting the Social-Emotional Needs of Teachers

    Executive Leadership, School Culture

    The COVID-19 pandemic and civil and social unrest in our nation have impacted schools in ways no one could have possibly imagined. Inevitably, teachers have been challenged to strategically and carefully navigate their role to address the civil and social unrest in the U.S., as witnessed by the world, including our nation’s children.

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  • Hiring for Excellence

    Executive Leadership, School Culture

    “There are only two ways to improve schools; hire better teachers or improve the ones you already have.” I completely agree that we should hire better teachers and improve the ones we already have, but I think we need to go deeper. By deeper I mean I believe we have to improve our own processes.

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  • Finding Your Word

    Executive Leadership, School Culture

    What is so powerful about words anyway? Words give us a focal point. They also give us a goal, something to keep in mind.

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The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PK-8 school children. TEPSA is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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