Leading for Tomorrow
Education faced a new reality as the delivery of programs shifted when the school doors closed. Teaching and learning as we knew it no longer existed, and the school supports typically provided to students were in flux and required:
- • rethinking the use of state and federal requirements such as high-stakes testing;
- • modifying and rewriting contracts and policies to define the work of teachers in non-traditional classroom settings;
- • establishing a new equilibrium to the pace of learning and the work of students and teachers (i.e., work schedules and calendars);
- • adapting the innovations made in virtual instructional programs rather than reverting back to a traditional program.
In moving forward, a new normal will be created from the lessons learned during this pandemic and the willingness of teachers and leaders to seek and maintain new solutions that align with and bring a semblance of a new equilibrium.
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