The availability of quality substitute teachers has diminished over recent years. This year, in many areas of the state, the lack of substitute teachers is near crisis level. Too often building administrators find themselves either spending a significant amount of time searching for substitute coverage or covering classes themselves. In either case, it is not a productive way for an administrator to spend their time.
Written by Chris Wigent, MASA Executive Director
It was my honor on Monday to present the 2017 Michigan Superintendent of the Year award to Dr. Rob Glass, Superintendent of the Bloomfield Hills School District. I hope you will join me in congratulating Rob for earning this honor through his hard work and dedication to the children, education staff, and community of Bloomfield Hills.
There is no shortage of research exploring the best practices for improving school culture. While some believe to improve a school culture you have to attack those things that are deemed problematic. Other theories outline generic steps for reform.
Lame duck lesson #1: just because something has been declared dead doesn't mean it can't get up and start walking again, so it's too soon to celebrate despite some good news this week.