Attract and Retain a Highly-Effective Educator Workforce to Support Students
We are in a leadership crisis. Principal workload, increasingly unrealistic expectations, and job vulnerability are impacting current administrators’ willingness to stay and causing prospective administrators to choose other career paths. Research from the Wallace Foundation* shows that:
“it is difficult to envision a higher return on investment in K-12 education than the cultivation of high-quality school leadership.
Our state must unite to respond to the education workforce crisis through a holistic and multi-faceted approach addressing current policies, legislation, and funding so that we can attract and retain highly effective educators, including principals and assistant principals.
If schools are the hub of communities, then we must have enough staff to meet the needs of students.