What impact does a principal’s leadership skills have on student achievement? It shouldn’t be a surprise to you to know leadership does impact student achievement. But how much does it really matter and to what degree does leadership impact student achievement? That ‘s the question we should ask ourselves.
The number one determinate of the success of a student is based on teaching. The number two determinate is based on school leadership. For you see, we have the power to achieve greatness each and every day. Our leadership skills matter and matter BIG. The power to change a school is in the hands of a principal. The key to a successful school is a great principal.
I’m not here to share with you research, statistics, valued-added-quantitative research, and some great model of leadership. There are plenty of books and research to be read already.
I’m here to share with you proven and effective ways you can positively impact your students and close the achievement gaps on your campus. Always at the forefront of your mind is this- you have the power via your leadership position to revitalize your school. Are you willing to do that?
If you have been a part of my blog for some time now, you know I’m a no-fluff kind of person. I tell it like it is. I’m all about student success and being the best leader possible. So here goes.