High-Performing Team

Leveraging the Accelerate Framework during a crisis: High-Performing Team

Leveraging the Accelerate Framework during a crisis: High-Performing Team

A school’s Aspirational Environment cannot exist without the staff, or High-Performing Team. As a leader in this time of crisis, how do you get teachers invested in doing all the necessary work to create a new school environment? How do you invest them in rolling up their sleeves, even if the union contract says it’s not …

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Keys to Building a High-Performing Team Right Now

Keys to Building a High-Performing Team Right Now

Janai Douglas Ryan Fellow / Principal, Memphis Scholars Caldwell-Guthrie Elementary One of the biggest challenges school leaders face is building a strong culture at the schools they lead. Perhaps nothing is more important than the team who will be executing on the leader’s vision and strategic plan. But how can you know you’re on the right …

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How to Adjust to the Teacher Talent Pool

How to Adjust to the Teacher Talent Pool

James Troupis Chief Talent Officer, The Noble Network of Charter Schools   The increasing decline of people entering the teaching profession and the acutely felt pain of teacher shortages has been well-documented of late. Most school leaders I speak with would say that we’ve already arrived at the place where they can’t find a talented teacher to …

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Team Culture Built to Last with Retreats

Team Culture Built to Last with Retreats

Owen Ricciardi Class of 2014 Ryan Fellow / Principal, Aspire – Coleman Elementary   We caught up with Owen Ricciardi, Ryan Fellow principal of Aspire Coleman Elementary School in Memphis, to talk about how retreats can build stronger teams, especially with first-year teams. Mr. Ricciardi’s retreats are about more than team building and having fun, …

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