Leadership

Hostile school boards oust 2 superintendents while FBI probes another

Two Florida leaders depart after confrontations with newly sworn in school boards while a Texas superintendent is facing an FBI investigation.

How are principals responding to political interference? Not so well

A survey conducted by the Institute for Democracy, Education and Access at the University of California Los Angeles and the Civic Engagement Research Group at the University of California Riverside showcases the concerns of nearly 700 high school principals surrounding political interference in schools.

How 3 superintendents are finding fresh purpose by adapting a whole child focus

Prioritizing the whole child in meeting the needs of all learners is at the top of the agenda for these leaders. "We're maximizing every minute. And we're leaning into kids' interests," one says.

Moms for Liberty is connected to the firing of yet another superintendent

The firing of yet another superintendent, this time Brennan Asplen of Sarasota County Schools, comes in the wake of a performance review that deemed him to be effective in the job.

3 ways to elevate more women to the superintendent’s post

Women make up 76% of teachers in K-12 school settings but just a small percentage holds the most senior role in a district—the superintendent's position.

Sudden change: 2 superintendents resign abruptly and 2 others are fired

Superintendents in Sonoma, California, and Judson, Texas, have stepped down suddenly in recent days, while other leaders have switched districts or been dismissed without warning.

How you can learn to lead a staff that’s facing burnout

In January 2023, the Future of Education Technology® Conference will host several sessions and workshops designed to give both educators and leaders the knowledge to have happier lives and careers.

Superintendent fired in first act of Moms for Liberty-dominated school board

Deon Jackson, who was just hired in May 2021, was fired without explanation by the Berkeley County School District's newly elected school board in South Carolina.

How to put your school on the map using social media

TikTok, Twitter, Instagram—the list of platforms can be intimidating. FETC 2023 can help guide leaders in creating a robust social media presence for their schools.

Leadership Series: This principal now serves the school that raised him

Dr. Johnnie Marshall was an observer and student teacher in the school's first years of existence. Now, he's giving back through leadership.

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