Ignite ’15

What Connected Educators Do Differently

Guest post by Jimmy Casas, principal, Bettendorf High School in Bettendorf, IA, and Jeff Zoul, assistant superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, IL.

The jubilation that she had felt during the welcome-back-to-school week had worn off. Gone was the energy of connecting with new faces, interacting with her peers, and preparing for the arrival of students who were eager to get back to school after a long summer. She was now alone, in her classroom, removed from the rest of her peers. She was feeling isolated, less effective, and thirsting for some adult personal and professional interaction. (more…)

Enhance Your Leadership at Ignite ‘15

Leadership matters—an investment in your professional development is an investment in your school. If you seek to expand upon your skills as a principal, you don’t want to miss NASSP’s annual conference, Ignite ’15, taking place February 19–21, 2015, in San Diego, CA.

Principals often feel isolated in their work, but at Ignite ‘15 you will connect with colleagues who share your challenges and learn from knowledgeable speakers on key issues affecting education leaders, such as: (more…)