Ten to Teen: Moving to the Middle: Keys for Success

By Nancy Flatt Meador Principal, January/February 2012 A wise university professor once said, “If an opportunity passes your way, seize it, for it may never pass your way again.” When I had the opportunity to open a new middle school in my district, I set off on the pathway to middle school administration. Opening a large, urban middle school put my leadership skills and experience, developed as an elementary principal, to the test. “Moving to the middle” means being busier than ever!