The Time is NOW for Compassionate Hiring

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: During the interview process, teacher candidates deserve compassionate conditions through which their competence and character may be revealed. Some ways to show compassion are: provide details before the interview, set a welcoming and positive tone at the beginning of the interview, make it visible that you are listening, close the interview by asking if the candidate has any questions … Read More

Hiring the Right People Is Crucial for Your School Culture

Rob BreyerBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: It is important to hire the right people who are great people, aligned with your vision, and support you. Consider whether they will buy into your vision and fit with your current staff. Ask deeper questions to find out! As an elementary school principal, I believe reflection on the work we do is key to our success. My entire … Read More