Better Leaders Better Schools guest Tom Hierck has been an educator since 1983 in a career that has spanned all grade levels and roles in public education. His experiences as a teacher, administrator, district leader, department of education project leader, and executive director have provided a unique context for his education philosophy.
In this episode you will learn:
- How many leaders did you leave behind?
- How to establish a collective commitment
- Build trust by being trustworthy
- Leaders don’t rush to consequences, but rush to support
- All means all
- Kids that challenge us the most need us the most
- Are you there to lead or to survive?
- Are you using the Significant 72?
- Be positive by design
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