What Successful Principals Do: 169 Tips for Principals

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Here are practical insights from an experienced principal about how to run a successful school. Organized into three sections (Beginning the School Year, During the School Year, and Ending the School Year) these tips are powerful and attainable. Each one is introduced by an inspiring quote, followed by practical advice on how to implement the strategy. The 169 tips include: Encourage Staff to Set Improvement Goals < Take Staff on Neighborhood Visits Call Parents with Good News Early Learn What Parents and Students Want Give Messages That Students Are Safe Stress Procedures Early Be Visible Daily Keep No Secrets from Your Staff Don't Make Decisions to Keep Friends Don't Wait for Group Consensus Praise Twice Be a Nurturing Leader Use Peer Pressure Let Kids Work It Out Have Family Night Activities Admit Mistakes Learn to Handle Complaints to Your Superiors Have Written Goals and Update Them Regularly See the School through the Parent's Eyes It Is Better to Do a Few Things Well