How do you build the right culture for your school? Is it important to have a school where students and teachers have a joy for learning? What does 'believing' have to do with school leadership? When do you reflect?
Our guest stars considered those and more questions in this very exciting episode of TNPS.
Dr. Stephen Peters is an internationally-known speaker who, after thirteen years of presentations and conferences went back to school (he had previously been a teacher and a principal). In his return, he was asked by the BBC to be a part of a project called "The American High School" in which he and his school were filmed for an entire year. The series has been broadcast by National Geographic and can be seen at their site and on demand. Click here to watch: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/american-high-school/
Also, you can learn more about Dr. Peters' work at his site, found here: http://stephenpetersgroup.com
Dr. Laurie Barron is the Superintendent of Schools in Evergreen, MT, and was named the 2013 National Middle School Principal of the Year while at Smokey Road MS in Coweta County, GA. She is a published author, having recently released the book, Middle School: A Place to Belong and Become. Laurie is a sought-after national speaker, a recognized thought leader in educational leadership, and deeply engaged with national leadership organizations.