Lessons in Leadership From an Award-Winning Assistant Principal

Topics: Assistant Principals, Professional Learning

The contributions of assistant principals at their schools can never be understated. Carise Echols should know: Her stellar service as an AP landed her an NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal award. Adam and Rachel sit down with her to talk leadership as an AP, and to discuss:

  • Finding balance
  • Staying connected to the classroom
  • Taking the leap from AP to principal

Carise Echols currently serves an assistant principal for Carolyn Lewis Elementary in Conway, Arkansas, but will be stepping into the role of principal this summer. Echols is a member of NAESP’s 2022 class of National Outstanding Assistant Principals.