ERIC Number: EJ836309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Let the Games Begin
Mathews, Carla V.
Principal Leadership, v9 n8 p6-7 Apr 2009
The first faculty meeting of the year is an opportunity for administrators to model strategies that engage their teachers and promote a sense of teamwork. This article describes the first faculty meeting of the 2008-09 school year at Matoaca Middle School in Chesterfield County, Virginia, where the administrators tried to model strategies that would engage the audience and promote a sense of teamwork while taking care of business.
Descriptors: Middle Schools, School Administration, Teamwork, Teacher Collaboration, Administrator Role, Teacher Participation, Collegiality, Middle School Teachers, Games, Faculty Development, Principals
National Association of Secondary School Principals. 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1537. Tel: 800-253-7746; Tel: 703-860-0200; Fax: 703-620-6534; Web site: http://www.principals.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia