Author: Amber Teamann

When I asked my friends to choose a question to help me answer, the pairings of who answered what was left up to them. The greatness that is these two admins combining below is pretty incredible. Add in that they are both named Jessica, and you too wil…

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Two of the nicest, most inspiring principals ever contributed to today’s question. I am honored to call them friend, and ALWAYS able to call on them for great ideas, reassurance, and innovative ideas! Thank you Sanee Bell and Ben Gilpin for an answer to today’s tough question…How do I become the instructional leader? You’ve probably […]

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On Friday at the NAESP conference, I had the privilege of presenting with Ross Cooper on ways to sink or swim as an a new admin, and we basically talked about all of what I am about to share from today’s awesome administrators, Allyson Apsey (from Michigan) and Brad Currie (from Philly). #askanadmin Q3:What is […]

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Today’s question is being answered by two rockstars that I love following on both their personal and school social media accounts, Melissa Kartimas and Amy Fadeji They’ve both made me a better leader, and a more fun one, just by sharing the greatness that they do on a regular basis. If you are hesitant about […]

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I am SO excited about what I am blogging through the month of July! I have connected with some of my favorite administrators on the planet and they’ve all agreed to help me tackle questions we’ve been asked, or hear all the time. These questions will help ya get your mind right, give you differing […]

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Summer has either already begun for you, or is JUST around the corner. I am sure there are many things a principal can do in the summer, but use your time intentionally to get yourself ready! June is my “close it up month” that I spend wrapping a big red bow around our 16-17 school […]

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I’m sure the last thing a teacher is thinking about right now is summer professional development, but! Melinda Miller is an amazing principal that I get to call friend, conference roomie, and creative collaborator! We’ve teamed up this week to bring our campuses a fun opportunity for summer professional development This is obviously not required, but some […]

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My beast is a freshman in high school. High school, (if you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing YOUR child in high school yet, just you wait), is a whole. new. ball. game. She is fiercely independent (which she comes by naturally) but is unable to grasp that I am still the conduit to all […]

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What do you get when you have teacher appreciation and the week before your standardized test all rolled into one? Easy  treats for teacher ideas that don’t stress out the principal! I am not the testing coordinator but I still like to add a lil’something to the testing buckets. This year I just bought Reese’s […]

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Advice. ədˈvīs/ noun guidance or recommendations concerning prudent future action, typically given by someone regarded as knowledgeable or authoritative. Everyone has advice to offer. Sometimes it’s solicited, sometimes it’s not. Sometimes it is helpful, sometimes it’s not. I always get questions in the spring asking how to handle certain questions or how to prepare for […]

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