A blog posting by Joann Ericson
John B. Hood Middle School principal LaTonya Lockhart gives high-fives to students
Although there are many ideas being discussed to support building level administrators, a recent headline in The Dallas Morning News piqued my interest: One Weird Trick to Retain School Principals . According to the article, Texas faces a challenge that many states confront: retaining quality school principals.
To alleviate the problem, the writer suggests a mentoring program with the following components:
1. Match new school leaders with successful leaders in the school system or community, and
2. Expect all existing principals to identify, ..