Today is a very special day. Today marks the “official” launch of APEx, a professional development program designed to help assistant principals develop skills necessary for being a school principal.
Most of you are not assistant principals (AP), so why is this important for you?
APEx is critical for three reasons:
Replace “assistant principal” with your current job title and replace “principal” with the next position you might like to have. If you don’t plan on moving into a different position, think about some of the things you want to achieve in your current one,
It is very likely that what you do right now is not entirely preparing you for what you might be doing next. It is also quite possible that your organization does not have resources to provide you with the training and support you need to develop the knowledge and skills you will need. Finally, you may not be spending enough time thinking about your current work and using that reflection to improve your performance in your current job.
Here are some things to think about:
Do good and be well,