Finishing Strong

The end of any school year is a trying time, and your staff needs you at your best. The only way to do that is to value your health (mental and physical) as much as you value the health of your students and staff. You can do this! Let’s finish strong!
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What Can We Do?

With a pandemic still raging and educators (and students) doing their best to navigate these times, there’s no wonder we feel the world pressing in around us.
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Self Care is Not Selfish

As school leaders, we spend much of the day “pouring into” others— taking care of staff, students, parents, and everything in between. Oftentimes, in the midst of all the work, leaders can forget to take care of themselves.
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The “Why” Behind Behaviors

Book Study with Ruby Payne: Train your staff! Ruby Payne guides you through studies of her books, Emotional Poverty and Emotional Poverty, Volume 2. Each chapter of the book is covered in a separate streaming video that you can use for staff development.
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National Task Force on Race and Equity

Equity in education has always played the most crucial role in leading a successful school. This year, school administrators have dealt with the significant challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing social unrest happening across our nation.
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Currere and Lived Experience

Curriculum theorist and expert William Pinar developed the system of currere in the 1970s as a way to reimagine education using personal stories and experiences as the starting point.
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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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