Jon and Nick are thrilled to partner with ASCD to be a part of "The Empowered Principal" symposium being held on April 21, 2021 and then available On-Demand until June 18, 2021. This unique professional development opportunity allows school leaders to "explore empowered principals in action. In this engaging, half-day event, you'll learn how to … Continue reading The Rock Star Principals Join Forces with ASCD for “The Empowered Principal” Symposium
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/rockstarprincipals/RSP_Episode_Richard_Gordon_NASSP.mp3 An Interview with the NASSP Principal of the Year, Richard Gordon, from Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Rock Star Principals, Jon and Nick, interview the NASSP Principal of the Year, Richard Gordon, who is from the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Richard is the principal of Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia. … Continue reading Episode 137: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast
Listen here at 8 AM today! The boys dig back into the archives for an interview with renowned author, Mike Schmoker, who wrote the famous education book, “focus.“ The lessons from this interview are applicable right now as schools prepare to begin a new year during a pandemic which is forcing educators to reevaluate how … Continue reading Episode 129: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast
School starts (or has started) imminently and the time has come to stop admiring the problem and start finding solutions. This week, Jon and Nick talk about the latest developments around the country regarding COVID-19, provide two important “RSP Lessons for Starting the 2020-2021 School Year,” and denounce the politicizing of the school reopening issue. Link … Continue reading Episode 127: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast
Join Dr. Ross and Dr. Indeglio as they return to the airwaves every Tuesday morning at 8am Eastern time. Episode 126 features an important discussion about the country’s response to COVID-19 in regards to reopening schools and what our legacy will be when it’s all said and done.
https://blog.nassp.org/2019/02/06/do-you-see-me-the-power-of-student-connections/ Positive connections between students, teachers, administrators, and school community lead to academic success and a balanced education. To reach their potential, it is integral that children connect to at least one person in their school community. This connection needs to exist within a safe and stable environment, providing opportunities for these relationships to strengthen … Continue reading “Do You See Me?” The Power of Student Connections
It was the spring of 1992 and there was no doubt about it; I was going to change the world. I had just walked out the door of Millersville University with my bachelor’s degree in one hand and my special education certificate, hot off the presses from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, in the other. Kris … Continue reading Pushing the Pendulum
https://blog.nassp.org/2019/02/20/share-your-passion-with-students-school-wide-clubs/ A maximal learning environment cannot exist without students feeling safe and connected with their teacher in the classroom. But teachers quickly get caught up with the demands of covering curriculum and meeting mandates. Most times, it is easier to conform to the system instead of infusing our individual personalities into our school lives. When … Continue reading Share Your Passion with Students: School-Wide Clubs