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As you look for more ways to protect your school, consider implementing a video surveillance system to help monitor your campus. As with all new facility systems, the Business Office should create a policy to help dictate acceptable use. Here are a few items we’d suggest you consider as you implement a video surveillance system and create an accompanying policy.Read More
You must take appropriate precautions to ensure your school’s employment practices don’t expose your school to undue risk. Employment practices are a broad category, encompassing interviewing, hiring, onboarding, professional development, and in some cases, termination. Your school must have the right plans and procedures in place to treat employees fairly and, if an employee feels treated unfairly, avoid unintended legal action.Read More
The success of your school rests on strong leadership. Each member of the Leadership Team should feel resolute in their ability to support the teachers and staff members that report to them, resolve issues, and carry out the mission with excellence.Read More
A new School Head brings excitement to a school’s campus. When you have the opportunity to take on a new Headship, you are presented with the chance to build rapport with your community, infuse new energy into the school’s initiatives, and offer fresh ideas and strategies for accomplishing the school’s goals. But there are a few things you should keep in mind to help manage a successful transition.Read More
When it comes to risk management, it’s easy to immediately think of intruders, active shooters, sexual violence, and natural catastrophes. While this association is understandable, risk management is a broad term, encompassing numerous categories with potential hazards.Read More
Today we’re recapping the most-read Source articles from all six of our newsletters to help you refresh your strategies and gain new insights.Read More
A good deal of research has been done in recent years concerning summer learning and the value of summer programs. It’s clear that extending academic programs through the summer months provides many advantages for continuity in student achievement.Read More
The President of a private-independent school Board might best be described as filling a service role. There is some power, to be sure, but it is unlike that wielded by presidents of other organizations or by Presidents or Board Chairs of companies. The power of the Board President is developed largely through influence, respect, and committee appointments.Read More
There is no “right” length of time for classes at your school—and in fact, class times vary greatly even at schools of similar grade levels and pedagogies.Read More
Many Division Heads begin their careers as teachers, and would like to maintain a presence in the classroom even after moving into an administrative position. But does that make sense?Read More