Assistant Principals’ Critical Role in Literacy Instruction

When principals serve as instructional leaders, assistant principals (APs) are often assigned hands-on intermediary roles in directing classroom literacy instruction and measuring its success. In schools with strong leadership development programs, this means observing classes, coaching teachers, and modeling instruction. Join NAESP’s National Outstanding Assistant Principals, Equetta Jones and Andrew Lindsay, as they take a deeper look into the questions raised in the November/December Principal magazine article on “APs Play a Critical Role in Literacy Instruction: Observing, Coaching, and Modeling Best Practices”.