What Do Principals Want From Professional Development?

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While researchers have touted the benefits of mentors and coaches for school leaders, only about a quarter of elementary school principals say they have had access to a mentor or coach in the last two years, a new report finds.

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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Librarians become go-to resource during school closures

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School librarians’ roles have been evolving for years, but now they’ve become the go-to resource for innovative ideas and new distance learning technology, District Administration reports.
Shannon McClintock Miller, district teacher librarian and director of innovation at Van Meter Community School District …

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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Media literacy, finding common ground key for civic ed

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The Francis Parker School in San Diego implemented curricula teaching students between junior kindergarten and 12th grade how to engage in civil discussion, as well as how to decipher fact from fiction and navigate differences, District Administration reports.
During the …

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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What Shouldn’t Return to ‘Normal’ When Schools Reopen

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Everybody is yearning for a return to normalcy, and yesterday offered hope after a major drug company announced that early data suggest its coronavirus vaccine is more than 90 percent effective.

But not everything should go back to normal, say …

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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Yoga, help lines, virtual social hours: Strategies to support staff through COVID-19

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As coronavirus virus-related school closures continue to disrupt the nation’s education system, even veteran teachers are feeling pressure, exhaustion and stress — but educators like Michele Lew, an assistant principal at Arcadia High School outside of Los Angeles, have developed unconventional …

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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