Here’s the introduction to my article for Insight Advance as published on their blog:
My hat is off to all educators out there who just survived one of the hardest years, if not THE hardest, in education to date. If we never hear the words “flexibility” and “pivot” again, life would be grand. However, as we look ahead to the 2021-22 school year, there is still a cloud of uncertainty hanging over it. One hurdle we all must face is relationship-building. This is critical for the success of your classroom, school, and district. We all know this, but COVID and the strange year we just survived has convinced even the most skeptical educators that relationship-building is essential to student success and teacher retention. There are a lot of great strategies for building those relationships in the classroom, but right now, let’s focus on what we can do to nurture them with our staff. Here are five things that all administrators can start doing right now to improve the culture in their buildings next year.
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