The Reflective Principal: The Teaching Principal

By Debra Ann Berndt and Shireen Ann Fasciglione Principal, January/February 2015 Ask any principal what he or she would like more time to do, and the response will likely be more involvement in teaching and learning. Many principals bemoan the loss of having a regular, direct connection with children. Serving as a teaching principal can restore this connection and be one of the most rewarding experiences of the principalship.