Trust Leads to Positive School Climate

Baca, Theresa
May 2010
Principal;May/Jun2010, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p58
The article presents the views of a protégé in the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) mentoring program. She notes the importance of building trust for a new principal in a school experiencing change. She did so by providing teachers time to reflect and see how their personal beliefs might prevent new ways of viewing their work. Team work, she notes, requires aligning a common purpose, strategy and belief. Her mentor's views on trust are also presented in the issue.


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