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The Principal as Staff Developer

Principals who hope to promote organization development by focusing on the professional growth of staff should consider the following 10 suggestions.

  1. Create consensus on the school you are trying to become.
  2. Identify, promote, and protect shared values.
  3. Monitor the critical elements of the school improvement effort.
  4. Ensure systematic collaboration throughout the school.
  5. Encourage experimentation.
  6. Model a commitment to professional growth.
  7. Provide one-on-one staff development.
  8. Provide staff development programs that are purposeful and research based.
  9. Promote individual and organizational self efficacy.
  10. Stay the course.
For further explanation please read this article 15principalasstaffdeveloper by Richard DuFour and Timothy Berkey.
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