Staff Resources

Get Your Head in the Game! Inspirational Videos for Staff

The Happiness Advantage – Shawn Achor Ted Talk

The Power of Vulnerability – Brene Brown

Pep Talk to Teachers and Students! – Kid President

First Week of School Stress – Gerry Brooks

Lollipop Moment – Drew Dudley

Every Kid Needs a Champion – Rita Pearson

World Without Teachers

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

The Time You Have (In JellyBeans)

Make Your Bed

Leader Blogs

The Principal of Change – George Couros

Dennis Sparks on re·sil·ience

Spark of Learning – Jon Wennstrom

Serendipity in Education – Allyson Apsey

Values, Beliefs, Assumptions

Materials Provided by Derek Wheaton

Vision and Values The Bedrock of Culture

Values and Beliefs, Assumptions and Expectations, Promises and Expectations

You count on me…I’ll count on you!

Back-To-School Checklists

The Principal Monthly Checklist

Principal Startup Tasks Checklist – Excel Sheet

Group Connection Protocols

Materials Provided by Debbie McFalone

Group Connection: Head, Heart and Hands

Group Connection: Find Someone Who….

Protocols for Collaboration in Faculty Meetings

Make Yourself Known


Materials Provided by Derek Wheaton

The Importance of Establishing Clear School Procedures and Routines

EES Building Procedures

School Procedures

Great Articles with Resources

Why Principals Need to Make Student Mental Health a Priority – Arianna Prothero

Maintaining Balance – Naphtali Hoff

5 Strategic Tips for First-Year Administrators – Ross Cooper

Welcoming Back Teachers – Scott Sterling

4 Ways to Start Strong with Families – NAESP