Are you in need of administrator certification or do you know a new colleague who is? Remember, all new administrators – including those of you who may have many years in administration under your belt, but started a new position – are required by law to be certified. Consider MASSP's alternative route to K-12 administrator certification the Path to Leadership program! We are currently accepting program applications for Cohort #21 – now through Thursday, September 10 (with subsequent Cohorts beginning later this fall).
With staff back in the building and students about to return, the next couple of weeks are your chance to lay the groundwork for the year ahead. This week, let's chat about the ways in which you are planning establish the foundation for a successful school year. What are your communication strategies with staff, students, and parents? What are your goals for the year and how will you keep your focus on those goals? And how are you going to balance your school commitments against your personal ones?
Mike Hobolth is the Associate Principal at Lapeer Community Schools, Zemmer Campus and has been an MASSP member since 2002.
If you have not seen the recent publication or invoice from the National Honor Society, your chapter dues for a National Junior Honor Society membership have gone from $85 dollars a year to $380 dollars a year.