All over the nation, schools have started the 22-23 school year as the closest we’ve come to our pre-pandemic reality (despite COVID infection rates at steady state and a looming monkeypox threat). Masks are generally optional; most of the nation’s districts are opening with in...

Collective Teacher Efficacy (CTE) is defined as a staff’s shared belief that through their collective action, they can positively influence student outcomes, including those who are disengaged or disadvantaged (Hattie, 2016). Collective Teacher Efficacy is ranked as the number one factor influencing student achievement with an effect size...

The No-Nonsense Nurturer® Leader: Models humility Sets high expectations Creates a culture of coaching Builds collective efficacy Recognizes and develops growth mindsets, always striving to be asset based Solicits voice and perspective Innovates Generates culture (and systems) of accountability Builds trusting relationships Commits to...