Leadership Opportunities: Feminine Educational Leadership in the Arab World

By Hiba Nashabe

A Story to Tell

In 2005, I was nominated to head Makassed / Khaled bin al-Walid al-Horj College (KBWH). Now just being a candidate to lead KBWH College, was an honor many principals of the 50 Makassed Islamic Philanthropic Association of Beirut (MIPA) Schools worked...

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A Student Perspective: Tomorrow’s Leaders Must Have Opportunity to Lead Today

By Austin Fuss

A Student Perspective

For the past 13 years I have been a student at a small independent school in St. Petersburg, Florida. Shorecrest Preparatory School has given me a top-notch education, provided me with amazing opportunities, and passed on life lessons, which have...

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School Boards: Local Leadership and Responsibility for the Future

By Mary Broderick, Ed.D.

Several years ago, I witnessed a conversation between a new assistant superintendent in my school district and the superintendent. The assistant superintendent was mulling over a question posed by an elementary principal and asked for the superintendent’s advice.

Instead of giving his...

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The New Teacher Leader Model Standards: Teacher Leaders are Here, But Do Our Schools Know What to do With Us?

By Annice Brave, M.Ed.

Several years ago I was invited to address a group of participants in an Administrators’ Academy held at a local university. At the time I was president of a large school district union and was also one of the first National Board Certified teachers in my area. The instructor asked me to explain...

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CEO Message: Are You Leading for the Future?

By Mark A. Elgart, Ed.D.

So often it is hard to envision what the world will look like in 20 or 30 years, as we are caught up in the day-to-day. The needs of our students, however, demand that we not idly wait for that time to arrive. We must look forward to their future — who will be leading our educational system; who...

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