You need teachers. Good teachers with energy, enthusiasm, and expertise. Your teachers face a mountain of challenges in their work, often while pushing back on criticism of the profession and influences that minimize their value and work.
The result can be teachers who are drained. Emotionally, physically, mentally.
One of the most important roles you play as principal or assistant principal is in the re-filling of their buckets; the reactivation of their purpose; the revival of their spirits. Let’s look at the buckets whose filling is of great importance to you as the school administrator.