With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact industries across the United States, it remains critical for leaders to focus on creating sustainable solutions. Education leaders need to continue identifying improvements in how they function, but now and into the future, once the pandemic has ended. Education leaders who want to continue improving their skills should consider utilizing the following resources.

Edutopia One well-known and widely utilized education resource is called Edutopia. Edutopia is a great online tool and publication that provides important trends and tips on topics related to education. Originally founded in 1991 by George Lucas, the platform has…

With COVID-19 impacting communities across the globe, leaders in numerous countries and industries have had their wisdom and character tested. Here is a list of three leaders whose actions are very likely going to reshape the direction of the world in the year 2021 and beyond..

Dr. Michael Crow
Since becoming the President of Arizona State University in 2002, Dr. Michael Crow has helped elevate the university’s presence in higher education. Dr. Crow’s approach focused on improving access to higher education for a wide range of backgrounds, which has resulted in a 62% increase in enrollment among minority students.

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School superintendents hold a powerful and often difficult role in a community as they must be competent, experienced, and versed in all aspects of the school system for which they work. In addition to being charged with overseeing all district staff, they are also chief executives, leading all financial, operations business matters in addition to the academic organization of the school system.

Superintendents must also be able to win the support of the community in which they work by responding to the demands of the various constituencies and stakeholders within the district. These groups include teachers, students, parents, staff, advocates…

Strong and effective leadership is critical to the success of any organization. Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, businesses had already begun to experience new leadership trends, many of which were later catalyzed by the pandemic. The pandemic also brought new ways of doing things that every business must adopt to remain operating. The year 2021 will certainly prove to be one with new, innovative and evolving leadership methods. .

The following are three leadership trends that every business leader should be ready for in 2021:

Creating a positive culture in Remote working Though remote teams faced numerous challenges in…

With the continued impact of COVID-19, many students are continuing in distance learning. As might be expected, this type of education has presented particular challenges for instructors. Since remote learning may be the instructional method for some time to come, many efforts have been made toward simplifying online instruction and providing various methods to engage students. Including personal interaction among students often sparks interest in their instruction, and such engagement, along with a little competition, helps to advance students’ social skills.

There are many ways education leaders can improve students’ learning online and support teachers:

Retain as much humanity in…

By any standard, 2020 has been a remarkably difficult year; however, school districts have been hit particularly hard by the social and health effects of COVID-19 and a variety of other issues currently facing at-risk individuals. In many ways, the importance of schools and the role they have in communities was reinforced through the pandemic.

COVID-19 exposed many harsh realities in cities and communities across the country and revealed that for many students, schools are more than a place of learning. …

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education in some very significant ways. As educators began working with students remotely, it quickly became evident that the challenges of remote learning presented significant growth opportunities for both teachers and school administrators. (The early challenges presented in education were not unlike those experienced in the private sector) As a result, there has been a push to make a number of changes to how teaching and instruction is delivered to students. Here are a few changes that are trending in multiple communities throughout the country.

Teachers Will Need Some IT Knowledge Working from home offers…

The challenges of leading in an educational environment can get more complicated during periods of crisis. The most effective leaders empower faculty, students, parents, and other stakeholders to respond productively during difficult times. These four tips can help educational leaders enable others to persevere through challenging times.

Align Actions with Words
Administrators need to show that their actions are in sync with their expressed views. This approach enables leaders to embody the expectations they have for staff. For example, suppose administrators say that the staff must strictly enforce health and safety guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19. …

A superintendent is the CEO of a school district. That means he or she holds executive power over the institution’s daily functions, from making budget decisions to influencing how the school district’s operations function on a day-to-day basis.

However, in many ways, the superintendent’s most critical function is as an ambassador to the community. For a school district to be prosperous, the administrators, teachers, and staff must significantly engage the public. Without parents and other community members who support school districts, students cannot reach their full academic potential.

Top performing school district superintendents develop a proactive community outreach plan. That…

School superintendents have the critical job of representing the interests of their community and their schools. While teachers and school board members are aware of what superintendents do, the average parent may not realize just how helpful a superintendent can meet their child’s needs. Here are some tips that can help improve communication between superintendents and the parents in their community.

Be Willing to Work at Unconventional Hours

For many parents, the most significant thing barring them from communicating is finding the time. When parents have to work multiple jobs, they may not be available to chat with a superintendent during regular business hours. Therefore, superintendents are…

Heath Morrison

Heath Morrison, superintendent, is an award-winning education leader from Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more @ https://heathmorrisonsuperintendent.org

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