The importance of finding purpose in school leadership

10/23/2013 | Connected Principals blog

Leaders -- in schools and in other professions -- can enjoy their work more when they are reminded that it has a purpose, principal William Parker writes in this blog post. Parker discusses the benefits of realizing that school leadership is about more than test scores and "putting out fires," and shares an example of a time when he was able to help an orphaned student connect with reading.

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