It’s Not Always About the Pay: Establishing Supportive Working Conditions and Environments
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About This Video
As schools struggle to fill vacancies, there are other problems with teacher retention that cannot be solved with bonuses and increased pay. Supportive work environments and positive cultures are critical for preparing and retaining an effective and diverse workforce.
This session will highlight effective strategies district and building administrators are implementing to support and reward educators, including strategies to promote staff well-being, improve working conditions, and strengthen instructional practice and classroom management.
- John Carruth, Superintendent for Vail School District, Vail, Arizona
- Beth Houf, Middle School Principal at Fulton Middle School, Fulton, Missouri
- Jessica Cabeen, Middle School Principal at Ellis Middle School, Austin, Minnesota
- Kim Greer, High School Principal at Langley High School, McLean, Virginia
- Erin Maguire, Director of Equity and Inclusion and Co-Director of Student Support Services, Essex Westford School District, Vermont
- Dave Steckler, Principal Red Trail Elementary School, Mandan, North Dakota
- Kareem Thompson, Assistant Principal at Congress Middle School, Palm Beach Schools, Florida (moderator)
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