Retaining Great Teachers

Great people make a difference when they stay on your team. You can’t control salary and benefits, but you can create an atmosphere that retains your best crew.

So, your investment in methodical hiring is paying dividends in a cadre of improvement-oriented teachers who are leading your school to new levels. You want to keep your all-star team, right? Retention of good teachers is a key tenet of effectiveness that promotes student learning, according to Professional Standards of Educational Leaders. And as seen in NAESP’s Leading Learning Communities: Pillars, Practices, and Priorities for Effective Principals, an optimized system where talent and resources align to boost student learning and well-being helps retain teachers and equips them to grow and thrive.