In a recent poll, only 50% of music teachers responded that they feel supported by their administration. But relationships are always two-way streets. As educators, we can (and should) take the initiative to improve, nurture, and maintain great relationships with our administrators.
I promise you, it can be done, even if you’re convinced that your principal is the most frustrating administrator of all time.
In this episode of the podcast, I talk at length with Bruce Rockwell. Bruce is a great composer and choir director, and he and I recently spent a lot of time researching the teacher-administrator relationship. We’ve come up with the ten most important things you can do to make your administrator love you.