This article suggests six steps that principals (school leaders) can take to help to build a strong school culture. These include serving as a role model, selecting staff wisely, teaching what you'd like to see, broadcasting your vision, making your vision tangible, and restructuring social networks.Source:
Leah Shafer, Harvard GSE, September 9, 2018Description:
"Building from an understanding of what makes a good school culture, the next question a leader will ask is, How do I get started in this work? With connections and consistent messaging in mind, principals have a unique power to shape their school’s culture. Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell, an expert in education leadership and management, has articulated six areas of focus for principals — guidelines that can support you as you try to sustain, or change, the culture in your building." Read the full article here!