District Leaders Should Get Out of Their Office!

Finding Common Ground


Peter DeWitt

Peter DeWitt is an author, presenter, and former K-5 public school principal. He is an independent consultant working with schools, state agencies, and education leaders. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com. He is on Twitter @PeterMDeWitt.

 

District Leaders Should Get Out of Their Office!

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Today's guest blog is written by Adam Welcome. Welcome is the Director of Innovation & Technology in Mt. Diablo Unified School District in California, and the co-author of Kids Deserve It: Pushing the Boundaries and Challenging Conventiona...

A few questions for district leaders... 

1. How many hours per week do you spend at school sites?

2. How many of those hours do you spend in classrooms when you visit school sites?

3. How many teachers do you know by name?

4. How many teachers know your name?

5. How many kids know your name?

Even at the district office, our students should know our names...

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