What do administrators need from school therapists and teachers? (featuring Eric Makelky, Jalita Johnson, and Jethro Jones)

Almost every school leader that I know has said they didn’t realize what they were getting themselves into when they started their first administrative position. 

In this episode, I wanted to share clips from past “De Facto Leaders” guests to showcase some of the challenges faced by school administrators (or those hoping to move into an administrative role).
You’ll hear discussions on:

✅Qualities of a good principal: Protecting staff and removing barriers

✅Navigating ambiguity and impostor syndrome as a leader

✅Can teaching practices change if the system isn’t ready? 

✅Investing in curriculums: The end user is the TEACHER, not the student. 

✅Asking for help: How to make it an easy “yes” for the other person. 

This episode includes clips from the following interviews:

EP 109: Can my principal evaluate me if they’ve never done my job?(with Eric Makelky)?  
Link here: https://drkarendudekbrannan.com/ep-109-can-my-principal-evaluate-me-if-theyve-never-done-my-job-with-eric-makelky/

EP 151: Does your SYSTEM support your policy and your curriculum? (with Jalita Johnson) 
Link here: https://drkarendudekbrannan.com/ep-151-does-your-system-support-your-policy-and-your-curriculum-with-jalita-johnson/

EP 112: How to “lead up” to your school administrator (with Jethro Jones) 
Link here: https://drkarendudekbrannan.com/ep-109-can-my-principal-evaluate-me-if-theyve-never-done-my-job-with-eric-makelky/

In this episode, I mention Language Therapy Advance Foundations, my program that helps SLPs create a system for language therapy. You can learn more about Language Therapy Advance Foundations here: https://drkarenspeech.com/languagetherapy/

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What do administrators need from school therapists and teachers? (featuring Eric Makelky, Jalita Johnson, and Jethro Jones)