The challenges of the past year have magnified the importance of effective school leadership. If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us one thing, it’s that unprecedented times call for unprecedented leadership skills. When our capacity to lead is challenged and we struggle for answers, it is good to go back to our roots and reset our approach to strategic thinking. Shared and distributive leadership practices offer school leaders a range of strategies to handle even the most perplexing issues. Use this guide with your staff as a starting point for developing or improving your shared leadership strategy.