A Growth Mindset Transforms Educational Leadership

Aaron ElseBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Principals are key to shaping school culture and fostering resilience, adaptability, and continuous improvement in their teams. Emphasizing learning from challenges boosts educators’ impact on students; strategies include leading by example and celebrating progress. Cultivating a thriving learning community relies on nurturing resilience, improvement, collaboration, and student success. As a school principal, one of your most influential roles is … Read More

Lyndon B. Johnson’s Legacy as a School Principal

Efraín MartinezWisdom and Productivity Podcast

In this thought-provoking episode, we embark on a captivating journey through the untold chapters of Lyndon B. Johnson’s life, beyond the realms of his presidency. Inspired by Doris Kearns Goodwin’s illuminating book Leadership In Turbulent Times, we delve into the extraordinary story of Johnson’s tenure as a school principal. Set in a time marred by segregation and societal divisions, we … Read More

Episode 72: Running Toward the Problem with Adam Stolzer

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

The first full episode of Aspiring, New, and Rising Leaders month brings Adam Stolzer, a new high school principal in rural Nebraska to the show. Adam shares insights into school culture, the value of a strong mentor, and running toward the problem. That, plus your #PepTalk and more on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

The Wisdom & Productivity of Dr Carmen Ayala #TBPodcaster #EdChat #EdLeadership #TeachBetter

Efraín MartinezWisdom and Productivity Podcast

The Wisdom & Productivity of Dr Carmen Ayala #TBPodcaster #EdChat Dr Carmen Ayala served as Illinois State Superintendent of Education from 2019 to 2023 leading us through the pandemic. She was the first woman and the first person of color to serve in that position. Prior to that, she served as a superintendent of Berwyn North School District, Assistant Sup … Read More

The Principal Leadership Lab 2.0, with Cindy Bailey

Adam DeWittPrincipal Leadership Lab Podcast

Cindy Bailey, Dean of Northeast Wisconsin Tech College, sits down with Jeff & Adam, on The Principal Leadership Lab 2.0.  Some key highlights shared with us:  What you start with doesn’t have to be the ending. Pay attention to the doors, because there are opportunities on the other side. Always wanted to be on the sidelines, but made a shift. … Read More