Reasons To Be a Principal

Reflecting on the why of becoming a school leader.

Topics: Principal Leadership

Why did you become a principal? What would you tell teachers at your school to get them to actually want to become an administrator? These are just a few questions Maryland principal Ed Cosentino reflected on in today’s episode. Join the conversation as we discuss:

  • What people don’t understand about being a principal
  • How to plan your day effectively
  • The journey of a school leader
  • What you are most proud of at your school

Ed Cosentino is principal of Clemens Crossing Elementary School in Columbia, Maryland, and currently serves on the NAESP Board of Directors as director of Zone 3.