Tales From a First-Year Principal

We talk to a new principal to discuss how to approach your first year leading a school.

The start of the school year is full of challenges and opportunities, especially for folks leading a school for the first time. First-year Oregon principal Cassiday Hopkins sits down to chat with Adam and Rachel about her first-year experiences, and how they compare. In this episode, we discuss:

  • Challenges & successes
  • Balancing work and home
  • Tips for new leaders
  • How to prioritize

Cassiday Hopkins is principal of Sandy Grade School in Sandy, Oregon. You can find her on Twitter at @CassidayHopkins.