What school districts can do to recruit and retain leaders

vaughn_thompson-690.pngIn advance of the Trust’s March 26 Forum:  Finders Keepers: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality Leaders, we are posting a series of research based best practices to enhance our collective understanding of the issues.

According “Lacking Leaders,” a report published by the Fordham Institute, there are four things school districts can do to improve their efforts to recruit and retain high quality school leaders.

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Leaders Grow Leaders

In advance of the Trust’s March 26 Forum: Finders Keepers: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality Leaders, we are posting a series of research based best practices to enhance our collective understanding of the issues.

REGISTER FOR THE FORUM

For the past 15 years the Wallace Foundation has focused its work on leadership.  In 2013 they published a report titled, “The School Principal as Leader:  Guiding Schools to Better Teaching and Learning. In it they state that effective school principals have five key responsibilities:

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Jon Weinstein, principal of Bard High School Early College-Newark, with a graduating student. Bard has received support from the Trust's Funders Collaborative. Bard continues to provide a college level experience for Newark high school students, resulting in many students receiving an associates degree's from Bard College upon graduation from high school.

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Leadership is a Choice

Along with ensuring access to high quality public schools for all Newark children, the Newark Trust for Education is committed to supporting efforts to recruit and retain outstanding school leaders.

Our Committee of Advocates Forum: Finders Keepers: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality School Leaders will take place in our Community Room on March 26 between 6pm and 8pm. Seating is limited so RSVP now!

In the days and weeks leading up to the forum, we will be posting some of the latest thinking on leadership recruitment and retention, and the qualities and characteristics of effective leaders. We invite you to join the conversation.

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Luis Muñoz Marin School Principal Maria Ortiz, who received funding for a Therapeutic Learning Room through the Trust's Funders Collaborative. 

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