A school and its staff can thrive under a great principal--here are seven hallmarks of strong school leadership.

What makes a great principal?


A school and its staff can thrive under a great principal--here are seven hallmarks of strong school leadership

Great principals lead effective schools. Under the leadership of a great principal, teachers thrive, students engage with core content and school administrative functions run smoothly.

Conventional wisdom recognizes the value of school principals, and research backs it up. A report by the National Association of Elementary School Principals found that, of the most important factors affecting students’ academic achievement, leadership comes second only to instruction.

This finding makes
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