Being a new principal is one thing. Being a new principal in the throes of a global pandemic is quite another. Join Jen Schwanke to consider how early career principals can lead through—and learn from—the challenges of this year.
• Consider how to react to uncertainty with confidence and skill
• Identify ways to connect with students, staff, and community in new, innovative ways
• Flip "crisis" into "opportunity" for yourself and your school
Presenter: Jen Schwanke has been an educator for 22 years, teaching or leading at all levels. She is the author of two books: You’re the Principal! Now What? Strategies and Solutions for New School Leaders, and The Principal ReBoot.: 8 Ways to Revitalize Your School Leadership. She has written for Choice Literacy, Education Week Teacher, Principal, and Principal Navigator. She presents at conferences for ASCD, as well as NAESP, Battelle for Kids, RRCNA, and various state and local education organizations. She is an instructor in educational administration at Miami University. She is currently a principal for the Dublin City School District in Dublin, Ohio. Follow Schwanke on Twitter @jenschwanke.