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Keeping Kentucky’s Teachers: How Opportunity Culture Roles Could Help
Hillard highlighted Opportunity Culture roles, such as Multi-Classroom Leadership, as a way to improve career advancement and development.
Redesigning a school using Opportunity Culture models can address all of the solutions Hillard noted—improving support for new teachers; improving teacher recruitment and preparation; improving administrative leadership; and improving working conditions, workload, and compensation. Read how…
An Opportunity Culture Principal Reflects
Kicking off the new “Opportunity Culture Audio” pieces that we’ll begin sharing from time to time this year, our first piece highlights Jenny O’Meara, who until 2021 served as a principal for a middle school using Opportunity Culture roles.
O’Meara, who was an Opportunity Culture Fellow in 2019–20, worked in Edgecombe County Public Schools in a rural part of North Carolina, which has taken its Opportunity Culture implementation district-wide. After stepping away from her principalship, she sat for an interview about her Opportunity Culture experience, including reflections on working with her school’s first multi-classroom leader, or MCL, and valuable lessons to share with current principals. Listen…
2 Opportunity Culture Educators Among 9 Regional N.C. Principals of the Year
Congratulations to KaTrinka Brown, Piedmont-Triad Region Principal of the Year, and Larenda Denien, Southwest Region Principal of the Year! The awards place Brown and Denien in the running for North Carolina Principal of the Year, to be announced in May.
Public Impact’s Sharon Kebschull Barrett spoke to both principals recently, and as you’ll read in spotlights of each, a common theme in their leadership success quickly emerged: the power of relationships. Read more…
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