TITLE

Been There, Done That -- AND WON'T DO IT AGAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Principal;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents advice from a retired principal to younger principals concerning lessons that he learned during his 19 year career as a principal. The author uses the "lesson" that many children have learned by touching a hot pan. He believes that it is critical that principals learn the same lesson and avoid problems. Among the suggestions that he makes are: not eating lunch with staff if the teachers tend to gossip; to avoid sending emails while angry; and to never make negative comments about school administrators including the superintendent. INSET: From School to After-School: A Retirement Transition.
ACCESSION #
21902329

 

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