school leadership team - Steve Barkley

Happiness in Teaching

The title of this study caught my attention when it showed up in an email feed: Effect of Teachers’ Happiness on Teachers’ Health. The Mediating Role of Happiness at Work. It was one of a list of articles under the topic Well-Being of School Teachers in Their Work Environment. A quick look illustrates why teacher […]

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Is the Leadership Team a Team?

I have always felt that working with a team was a benefit. I believe today it is a requirement. The complexity of desired outcomes we are looking to produce can no longer be accomplished with the skills and resources of an individual. School heads and administrators need to function as leaders of highly effective teams […]

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School Leadership Team Goal- Setting

I recently did a Skype facilitation for a school leadership team to set the stage for their goal-setting for next year. I thought you might be able to use some of the elements in your leadership planning. As a starting point, I suggested they needed a vision of student learning. A plan for continuous student […]

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Announcing Skype Sessions with Steve Barkley

For over 35 years, Steve Barkley has delivered on-site training, coaching, and consulting to thousands of educators around the world. Unfortunately, availability and finances have prevented many others from inviting Steve for a personalized presentation. That’s why Steve is excited to announce that he is extending his availability by offering his services via Skype sessions. […]

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Is Your SLT a PLC?

I recall doing a workshop called Leading with Teams for school heads from international schools. About 90 minutes into the session one of the participants called out, “Oh no, my leadership team is not a team.” After a good round of tension relieving laughter, he shared with the group that he wanted his leaders to […]

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