Color Outside the Lines Blog Series Overview

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better

Color Outside the Lines Blog Series Overview Everyone has their own teacher leadership style. Discover and own your unique teaching and leadership style early in your career to help you thrive in this challenging profession. Make your mark on your students, throughout your building, and in your community! Posts in the Series Making Your Mark: Becoming a Teacher Leader by … Read More

New Teacher on the Block

Mary Ellen RileyBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Being in a new teaching or leadership position can feel stressful. New positions offer opportunities to meet new people and have a bigger impact. When starting new, remember to listen, reflect, get involved, learn about others, and have clear boundaries. Whether you are a first-year teacher or a veteran of twenty years, many of us find ourselves as the … Read More

How I Got Started Podcasting

Dana GoodierBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: During the pandemic, I decided to make my own podcast a reality. I listened to podcasts and discussed with others what I would need to get mine started. Out of the Trenches was born. It features teachers telling their stories about getting out of the trenches. Over the past two years, the podcast has been successful and continues to … Read More

Making Your Mark: Becoming a Teacher-Leader

Erin HealeyBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Leaders all have different strengths and weaknesses. Reflect on what your personal strengths are. Enroll in the Teach Better Academy course to dive deeper into being a teacher-leader. What does it mean to be a leader?  For most of us, our understanding of leadership is based heavily on our understanding of evolution. We think there are prestigious leaders or … Read More