How Principle 1 Changed My High School Experience

by Rebecca Bauer During my freshman year of high school, my favorite teacher pulled me aside. She explained that she was assembling a committee to rewrite the school’s character expectations and she was hoping I would help. Having attended the Montclair Kimberley Academy since age 6, I’d been hearing about these expectations for nearly a decade. … Continue reading “How Principle 1 Changed My High School Experience”

Student Leadership for All

By Lisa Stutts, Special Education Teacher at 2015 National School of Character: Northern Parkway School Can all students be leaders? How do we empower leadership in our school? All students can be leaders. We as educators may need to shift our mindset to believe it. We all can fall into the trap of having our “go … Continue reading “Student Leadership for All”

Are you a Teacher Leader?

Teacher leadership has become a buzzword recently. All teachers lead activities and lessons in their classrooms. Many teachers also lead after school activities and clubs. Some teachers even serve as administrators, too. These days it’s more normal for teachers to have multiple roles in a school than just one. So what exactly does teacher leadership … Continue reading “Are you a Teacher Leader?”

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