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Five for Friday November 21-25, 2022

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast. I’m your host Frederick Buskey. The goal of this podcast is to help improve the life and leadership of...

The Flywheel Part 2

Last episode we looked at the flywheel through the lens of normative, or group, professional development. Remember, the flywheel refers to a set of practices that, whe...

Five For Friday November 14-18

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast. I’m your host Frederick Buskey. The goal of this podcast is to help improve the life and leadership of...

The Flywheel Part 1

The leader’s journey consists of three stages: caught in the blackhole of urgency, becoming strategically reactive, becoming strategic. Strategic leaders focus on deve...

Five For Friday November 7-11

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast. I’m your host Frederick Buskey. The goal of this podcast is to help improve the life and leadership of...

Professional Development

"Those sessions do nothing for me" This was a quote from a teacher about some PD and it was shared by an admin seeking feedback on a social media site. More specifical...

Five For Friday October 31 - November 4

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast. I’m your host Frederick Buskey. The goal of this podcast is to help improve the life and leadership of...

Restorative Justice Through the Heart with Josh Stamper

Change starts from within. That was the title of episode 20, in which we talked with Doctor Gabby Grant about introducing restorative practices into your school. Befo...

Five For Friday October 24-28

So let’s recap. As you may know, Frederick (or my dad) has been with my mom in Kenya for the last two weeks so I had the opportunity to fill in for a week and write al...

Procedures - Small Tweaks, Big Gains!

Every teacher should have a procedure for beginning class. Most opening class procedures share some common elements: • What to do with materials • How or when to sit...

Blooming Where You Are Planted with Robyn Jackson

“As an assistant principal, you must learn to bloom where you are planted. If you do, you will open up huge opportunities to make a meaningful difference right now in ...

Five for Friday 17-21

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast I'm your host, Frederick Busky. The goal of this podcast is to improve life and leadership for assistan...

The Four Patterns of Observation

Have you ever popped into a classroom, just to see what’s going on, and have the teacher stop the lesson and begin explaining to you what they are doing? Or have them ...

Five for Friday October 3-7, 2022

Today's episode of five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of October 3rd through seventh twenty, twenty two. If you already get my daily ...

Productive Disruption with Dr. Mary Hemphill

Ship is sinking (may 26, 2022, Ep 28) The teacher shortage is not going away The academic setbacks from COVID will ripple through our schools for ten years Continue...

Five for Friday, September 26-30, 2022

Today's episode of five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of September 26-30, 2022. If you already get my daily emails, then I hope you'll...

The Three Epiphanies

How did your to-do list go today? How about yesterday? How will it go tomorrow? If you missed last week’s webinar on escaping the black hole of urgency, you may sti...

Five for Friday, September 19-23

Today’s episode of Five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of September 19-23, 2022. This weeks theme revolves around a single quote ut...

What Do Your Big Initiatives Actually Cost?

Everything has a cost. That cost can be easily measured in time, money, and attention. But the larger and more important cost is opportunity cost. Opportunity cost ref...

Five for Friday, September 12-16, 2022

Today’s episode of Five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of September 12-16, 2022. We can’t be great leaders without being intentional. A...

Supporting New Teachers with John Schembari

We all know how critical it is to support new teachers, but do we actually know how to support them? Today we answer four questions: What do we mean when we say “new ...

Five for Friday, September 2-9, 2022

Today’s episode of Five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of September 5-9, 2022. If you already get my daily leadership emails, then I ho...

The Black Hole of Urgency

You are working harder trying to manage your time and be more efficient, but it's not working because time and efficiency are not the problem!

Is your journey like mine?

90 seconds to get you thinking. More later.

Five for Friday, August 29 - September 2, 2022

Hello colleagues and welcome to the Assistant Principal Podcast. I’m your host Frederick Buskey. The goal of this podcast is to help improve the life and leadership of...

Supporting New Teachers

In my teacher education program at The Ohio State University, I had two professors who literally wrote the book on managing students and spaces in physical education. ...

Five for Friday, August 22-26, 2022

Today’s episode of Five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of August 22-26, 202. If you already get my daily leadership emails, then I hope...

Who Are You? with Craig Martin

Last spring several of the assistant principals in our APEx group asked if we could work on how APs can influence school culture without over-stepping their boundaries...

Five for Friday - 50th Anniversary Edition!

Today’s episode of Five for Friday recaps the strategic leadership emails for the week of August 15-19, 202. We also celebrate out 50th episode by listening to five of...

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