The School House 302

 

Helping Educators Lead Better and Grow faster

By providing leadership coaching, professional learning, multi-day institutes, and, of course, our free resources here at TheSchoolHouse302.com

Allow Us to Introduce Passionate Leadership

Welcome to TheSchoolHouse302 where it’s our job to help you lead better and grow faster. Leadership might be complex but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Our models for leadership are simple and applicable in any school or district. 

Here’s how you can enjoy the site. Each month, we start with a new leadership model built on the core tenements of leadership and based on both research and evidence from practice. Here’s what you can expect from our newsletter. 

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Our Central Blog

Our blog is sent out during the first week of the month. It covers a topic of school leadership and school culture that every leader should know more about. You’ll get links to research and resources that you’ll enjoy and share as you grow with us. 

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Great School Leaders are Avid Readers Learning and growing as a school leader through reflection, training, and experience is a professional choice. One powerful way to improve is through reading great books, which is why we feature a couple of great books each...

Every School Leader Wants a Professional Learning Culture that Inspires Teachers to Grow–Here are Three Areas You Cannot Overlook

Every School Leader Wants a Professional Learning Culture that Inspires Teachers to Grow–Here are Three Areas You Cannot Overlook

Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.  ~ Chinese Proverb It’s safe to say that most educators epitomize lifelong learning. They desire to learn more about their subject, their students, new techniques, and effective practices. The real...

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Looking to Improve Performance In A Supportive School Culture? Here Are Two Books that Every School Leader Must Read

Great School Leaders are Avid Readers Learning and growing as a school leader through reflection, training, and experience is a professional choice. One powerful way to improve is through reading great books, which is why we feature a couple each month. Our aim is to...

Read This Series

In our ReadThisSeries, we recommend the best books to read on the topic for the month. We always recommend one, two, or three books because we know that leaders are readers. 

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Great School Leaders...

Two Great Books that Every School Leader Must Read to Build a Culture of Growth in Their School

Looking to Improve Performance In A Supportive School Culture? Here Are Two Books that Every School Leader Must Read

Great School Leaders...

Two Books that Every School Leader Must Read To Rethink Accountability and Student Achievement in Schools

Two Books that Every School Leader Must Read To Rethink Accountability and Student Achievement in Schools

Great School Leaders...

One Thing Series

In our OneThingSeries podcast for school leaders, we conduct an interview with a great leader, author, researcher, professor, or otherwise top thought leader on the topic for the month. 

Dan Butler: Leveraging the Support that Is Needed to Prevent Burnout Among Teachers #OneThingSeries

Dan Butler: Leveraging the Support that Is Needed to Prevent Burnout Among Teachers #OneThingSeries

About Dan Butler Dan Butler serves as the principal of Epworth Elementary School and has been named the next Superintendent in the Western Dubuque Community School District effective July 1. Previously, he was the principal of Epworth and Farley Elementary Schools...

Joy Kelly: Balancing Care and High Expectations as a School Leader

Joy Kelly: Balancing Care and High Expectations as a School Leader

About Joy Kelly Joy Kelly has been an educator for more than 25 years. She has served as a high school teacher, 7-12 parochial school principal, and a public high school associate principal, where she was named the Iowa 2015 Associate Principal of the Year.  After...

A School Leader’s Approach to Building Trust with Robyn Jackson

A School Leader’s Approach to Building Trust with Robyn Jackson

Get outside of education. Read widely. ~ Robyn Jackson  About Robyn Jackson Robyn Jackson is passionate about building better schools. As the CEO of Mindsteps Inc.®, she has helped thousands of K–12 administrators and teachers develop the clarity and confidence to...

Our Books

Retention for a Change: Motivate, Inspire, and Energize Your School Culture

Candid and Compassionate Feedback: Transforming Everday Practice in Schools

Passionate Leadership: Creating a Culture of Success in Every School

Building a Winning Team: The Power of a Magnetic Reputation and the Need to Recruit Top Talent in Every School 

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Claim Your FREE Copy to Our Praise Practice- Practical Praise Giving Tips for Principals

Claim Your FREE Copy to Our Praise Practice- Practical Praise Giving Tips for Principals

Learn how you can give practical praise each day as you lead your school to develop a better and more positive culture through this complimentary eBook we use in our workshops to help principals all over the nation and subscribe for more resources like this one delivered to your inbox. 

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