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Review of Initial Teacher Education to Lift Australian School Standards

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:00pm

President of the Australian Primary Principals Association, Malcolm Elliott, and Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Western Australia, Bill Louden AM, is also on the panel.\nAwarded the Australian School Principal of the Year in 2019, Derek Scott has been principal of the private school in Melbourne since 2007.

Key Points: 
  • President of the Australian Primary Principals Association, Malcolm Elliott, and Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Western Australia, Bill Louden AM, is also on the panel.\nAwarded the Australian School Principal of the Year in 2019, Derek Scott has been principal of the private school in Melbourne since 2007.
  • Haileybury is a highly sought-after school for graduate teachers and they note that their exceptional student outcomes can be attributed directly to their outstanding calibre of teachers.
  • The first public discussion paper will be released by June, followed by a period of public consultation.
  • It will ensure that the profession is attracting high-quality candidates and developing them into world-class teachers.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/review-of-initial-teacher-educat...\n"

Helios Education Foundation Grant Will Boost Leadership Training for 1,400+ School Leaders

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 10:41pm

PHOENIX, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Helios Education Foundation has awarded the Arizona School Administrators (ASA) a $260,000 grant to improve leadership training among school leaders at all levels.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Helios Education Foundation has awarded the Arizona School Administrators (ASA) a $260,000 grant to improve leadership training among school leaders at all levels.
  • In short, school leadership matters to the student experience and student outcomes."
  • The training will feature the use of online technology to reduce or eliminate travel in this pandemic era.
  • Strong school leaders are essential not just to a district office, but to the success students, teachers, and principals across a school community."

WITH NEARLY HALF OF PRINCIPALS CONSIDERING LEAVING, RESEARCH URGES ATTENTION TO WORKING CONDITIONS, COMPENSATION, AND SUPPORTS

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:10pm

Nationally, nearly one in five principals leave their schools each year and the average tenure of a principal is about four years.

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  • Nationally, nearly one in five principals leave their schools each year and the average tenure of a principal is about four years.
  • When principals leave, it can disrupt school progress, increase teacher turnover, and stall student achievement, said NASSP Executive Director JoAnn Bartoletti.
  • Concerns about principal turnover are widespread and national in scope: 42 percent of surveyed principals indicated they were considering leaving their position.
  • Among principals who planned to leave, more than half reported that their districts principal evaluation system was not useful.

Principals Union Demands Philadelphia School District Put Student And Staff Safety First

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:13pm

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Philadelphia school principals, vice principals and other administrative staff held a press conference at Teamsters Local 502 where they called on the School District of Philadelphia to immediately improve how it is handling findings of asbestos, lead and mold in Philadelphia schools.

Key Points: 
  • PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Philadelphia school principals, vice principals and other administrative staff held a press conference at Teamsters Local 502 where they called on the School District of Philadelphia to immediately improve how it is handling findings of asbestos, lead and mold in Philadelphia schools.
  • The principals detailed their concerns for the safety of their schools and how the school district is mishandling problems with asbestos, lead and mold in school buildings.
  • "Principals and other school administrators feel that their top priority is to keep students, teachers and staff safe in their schools.
  • Teamsters Local 502/CASA represents 700 school administrators who work in the School District of Philadelphia as principals, assistant principals, facilities area coordinators, climate managers and school police, food service supervisors, early childhood supervisors, lead academic coaches, school trainers and curriculum specialists.

TeacherLists Joins National Association of Elementary School Principals Conference, July 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 8:00pm

WRENTHAM, Mass., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --TeacherLists, the only end-to-end digital solution for school supply lists, today announced it will join the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and educational organizations across the country at the 2019 Pre-K 8 Principals Conference from July 10-12 in Spokane, Wash.

Key Points: 
  • WRENTHAM, Mass., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --TeacherLists, the only end-to-end digital solution for school supply lists, today announced it will join the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and educational organizations across the country at the 2019 Pre-K 8 Principals Conference from July 10-12 in Spokane, Wash.
  • Since 1921, the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) has been the leading advocate for elementary and middle-level principals in the U.S. and worldwide.
  • NAESP administers the National Principals Resource Center , the American Student Council Association , and the President's Education Awards and American Citizenship Awards Programs .
  • TeacherLists is the smarter way to manage, find, and share school supply lists for teachers and parents, free of charge.

National Association of Secondary School Principals Becomes First Client to Leverage Full Personify Platform

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Personify, Inc. (" Personify "), the market-leading provider of technology solutions for associations and nonprofit organizations, today announced that the National Association of Secondary School Principals ( NASSP ) is its first client to build its operations strategy with the full Personify Platform including Personify360, Personify Community, Personify Hub, a2z Events and Wild Apricot.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Personify, Inc. (" Personify "), the market-leading provider of technology solutions for associations and nonprofit organizations, today announced that the National Association of Secondary School Principals ( NASSP ) is its first client to build its operations strategy with the full Personify Platform including Personify360, Personify Community, Personify Hub, a2z Events and Wild Apricot.
  • NASSP, the nation's foremost organization of school leaders and home to the National Honor Society (NHS), has been a Personify client since January 2010.
  • The organization engages more than 45,000 principals, assistant principals and other school leaders annually in membership and programs.
  • The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the leading organization of and voice for principals and other school leaders across the United States.

New Book Details How Networks Support Personalized, Project-Based Learning at Scale

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00am

District leaders, Charter schools, principals and teachers aim to improve student outcomes, but old constraints and inadequate tools and supports make it extremely difficult to innovate at scale.

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  • District leaders, Charter schools, principals and teachers aim to improve student outcomes, but old constraints and inadequate tools and supports make it extremely difficult to innovate at scale.
  • That notion and the power of network effect on education inspired Vander Ark and Dobyns to co-author the new resource.
  • The authors believe that students need to be problem solvers, capable of self-directed learning and demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • "Better Together" profiles over a dozen school networks and introduces teachers, principals and district leaders who have re-imagined hundreds of schools with the support of networks.

Aspiriant Fosters Next Generation of Leaders and Clients; Names Five New Principals

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

These new principals are particularly distinctive in that they are all under the age of 39," said Rob Francais, Co-Founder and CEO, Aspiriant.

Key Points: 
  • These new principals are particularly distinctive in that they are all under the age of 39," said Rob Francais, Co-Founder and CEO, Aspiriant.
  • All principals take on the financial responsibility of helping the firm remain permanently independent on behalf of clients and their people.
  • The new principals are voted into the Principal Group by the existing principals.
  • To accomplish this, Aspiriant has built a team with expertise across all the different areas of our clients' financial lives.