Current Best Practices for Busy School Leaders

Features current best practices, hot topics in education and leadership strategies for PK-8 school leaders from top educators.

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The EQ Intervention: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) as the Inside-Out Approach to School Safety

Adam L. Sáenz, PhD, L.S.S.P.
As student mental health needs in the school environment increase, SEL offers an approach to empower educators with the ability to respond appropriately.

Persistence in the Principalship: How Do We Get Our School Leaders Beyond Five Years in the Principalship?

Rachel Taylor, EdD
When two principals come together to discuss their experiences as principals and one likens the job to hanging off a cliff and the other says it is like living in a swirling tornado, you better believe the work must have its challenges. How do we ensure these principals persist in their important work of leading our schools and grow in their capacities to handle the challenges of the role?

Training, Development and Programs Oh My! Changing the Narrative of Learning for Teachers

Bethany Hill
Considering the 6-7 hours in the instructional day, and the additional hours spent planning for instruction and assessment, where does the teacher’s learning and professional growth happen? Respecting teachers’ time and including them in their learning will maximize the impact their growth will have on students.

Do You Have Children with Challenging Behaviors in Your Classroom? Try Positive Guidance

Mary Jamsek
Positive guidance requires an understanding of human development and a teacher who can observe, facilitate and scaffold children’s emotional and social development

Small Actions, Big Payoffs: How Leaders can Create a Positive School Culture

Danny Steele, EdD and Todd Whitaker, PhD
School culture is made in the little moments. And we all have those little moments where we can make a difference every day.

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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