Communicator - August 2013

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Four Tech Takeaways from the 2013 NAESP Conference
Technology and social media are reshaping the way educators work. Put these four ideas into action at your school this fall.  Read more

Compulsory Vaccination and Parental Rights  
What are the legal consequences for parents who fail to vaccinate children? Read more

Five Essential Skills for New Principals
Early in their careers, principals must master these skills that will make them great, long-term leaders. Read more

Make This Your Staff’s Best Parent Involvement Year Ever
The purpose of parent involvement is to improve student achievement. Review these three key principles for working with families. Read more

What Does It Mean to ‘Teach Like a Pro?’ Lessons from Michael Fullan
Encourage your teachers to be their best this year with these five steps. Read more

Club Connect: What Educators Need to Know
A new opportunity from United Way and NAESP encourages literacy and service, all while supporting your school. Get started this fall. Read more

Advocacy Update: Process Stalled for ESEA Reauthorization
When Congress returns from summer recess, there won’t be much time—or much energy—to build consensus on ESEA.  Read more

The Right Fit: Principals on School Uniforms
Are uniforms a good choice for your school? NAESP and Lands’ End surveyed principals across the nation on their formal dress code policies. Read more

Grants, Opportunities & Free Resources
Learn about upcoming grant deadlines and get information about free resources that can help your school. Read more