The Impact Effective Principals Have on Education: INFOGRAPHIC
While there are many facets to a strong and valuable educational experience for children, there is one that oft overlooked: leadership. Queens University of Charlotte put together this infographic on “The Impact Effective Principals Have on Education,” making a strong case for the importance of high-quality leaders to effectively shepherd their schools and districts--and how a lacktherof may be holding us all back.
A few notable stats:
- Teachers who report their principals as “excellent” are 14 percent more likely to report opportunities for professional development
- 56 percent fewer behavioral incidents resulting in students being sent to the principal’s office
- An effective principal is equivalent to between two and seven months of additional learning
- There are expected to be nearly 100,000 job openings for principals by 2020
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