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School Ambassador Test

Posted by Scott Barron on Aug 17, 2020 10:31:07 AM

Testing is a big deal these days. Testing for a contagious disease. Testing for student progress. How about a school ambassador test?

Your school needs board members, employees, families, and donors to test positive for willingly and energetically sharing your story with others. 

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Tags: School Culture, Enrollment, Leadership, School Board, Relationships

90 Days to Teacher Appreciation Week--Why Wait?

Posted by Scott Barron on Feb 3, 2020 8:40:23 AM

It's 90 Days to Teacher Appreciation Week!  May 4, 2020, is the magical day when educators across the United States will experience 5 days of euphoria with gifts showered upon them and all forms of gratitude expressed.

But what about the rest of the year? What if Teacher Appreciation started at the beginning rather than the end? Why wait?

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Tags: Faculty, Relationships

It's Time to get R.A.D.

Posted by Scott Barron on Oct 23, 2019 7:48:22 AM

"We're an innovative school where teachers and families love to connect. They constantly tell us how excited they are about our curriculum and commitment to excellence. but we just aren't growing. We need help!"

The call came in a few months ago while we were preparing to teach a Servant Leadership workshop at the SAIS Summer Institute. Frustrated by lackluster results, the administrators on the phone were eager to figure out the root causes and find a path forward.

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Tags: Leadership, Strategic Plan, Relationships

Protect Your Culture from Poisonous People

Posted by Scott Barron on Oct 5, 2019 9:51:55 AM

Effective School Leadership requires knowing how to navigate the challenges of dealing with people who poison the culture. These issues can’t be ignored because they don’t just go away and they negatively impact your relationships in a very competitive market.

In the current School Growth video course on Overcoming the Biggest Challenges to Grow, we share three imperatives for protecting your school from poisonous people.

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Tags: Leadership, Relationships

Relationships are Your School's Most Valuable Asset

Posted by Scott Barron on Jul 30, 2019 7:06:48 AM

Trusted, engaged relationships are the key to sustaining and growing a school. Without them you fail. On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Asheville, NC, I will host a one-day workshop in partnership with MISBO to explore both the art and the science (heck, we'll make it a full STEAM experience) of relationships within the complex realities of a school.

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Tags: Leadership, Relationships

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