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A Student Sent to My Office – Now What? Dealing with Discipline as a School Administrator

A Student Sent to My Office – Now What? Dealing with Discipline as a School Administrator

Hello again, Part of a school administrator’s duties is to deal with students when they are sent to the office for being disrespectful, disruptive, or defiant in the classroom. It’s our job to talk with the student, hand out consequences, and contact parents if necessary. I don’t think any administrator enjoys giving consequences to students, […]

Keep the Students Engaged and Lower Discipline Issues – Hypothesis Confirmed

Keep the Students Engaged and Lower Discipline Issues – Hypothesis Confirmed

As a school administrator, one of my responsibilities is to deal with discipline. I’m sure I’m not the only one. It’s not the part of the job I enjoy that much, but I try to use the time I spend with each student to turn it into a learning opportunity, so they leave my office […]

The Investment Benefits of Positive Phone Calls by School Administrators

The Investment Benefits of Positive Phone Calls by School Administrators

I came to the conclusion that the main difference between being a teacher and being an administrator is the unpredictability of the job. Sure there is no grading or lesson planning, and that is indeed a difference, but what has affected me the most this year is the lack of control that I have in […]

He Said She Said – 10 Tips on How to Investigate Accusations as a School Administrator

He Said She Said – 10 Tips on How to Investigate Accusations as a School Administrator

As I journey toward school administration mastery, I find myself learning new strategies and techniques every day. Too many times, however, I’m learning these strategies the hard way – by making mistakes. One of the main skills that administrators need to have is how to investigate reports of rules violations. I’ve been pretty good at […]