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Schools Of Excellence Podcast

Oct 11, 2021

As a school leader, you have a lot on your plate. You have a ton of responsibilities and your to-do list likely never ends. However, pausing and thinking about the training and up-leveling of your current staff is going to have a tremendous ripple effect on alleviating a lot of mental space and emotional labor that comes with starting a new school year. 

In this episode, I talk in detail about the three components of up-leveling your staff. Training, mentoring, and coaching never end. These 3-mile markers in up-leveling staff quickly will help you get the center up and running, and keep it open for a long time to come. And depending on where you are in the pendulum, you are going to choose what makes sense to focus on with your staff right now.

Tune in to learn more about:

  • Small shifts that will elevate your brain space to ensure that you could be well on your way to an amazing school year. 
  • Parent communication and standards for your young staff (under the age of 26).
  • What the developmentally appropriate practices in classrooms are.
  • How to guide your staff through policy and safety concerns in classrooms.
  • The 30, 60, 90 – day mile markers that your staff need to know and understand.

… and so much more!

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

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More about the show:

If you are an Early Childhood director or owner, prepare to transform your school and life with the Schools of Excellence podcast. Tune in each week to learn from Chanie Wilschanski, the founder and host of the Schools of Excellence Podcast and a mom of 4 little kids. Each episode will be packed with tools and strategies – equipping you to build schools with higher staff retention, teacher motivation, parent partnership, collaborative culture, and a beautiful quality of life. 


Every week, Chanie shares the truth about the journey to excellence, the strategies that are working TODAY, and the mindset about the critical decisions and choices that you make everyday which impact yourself, your teachers, parents, family, and children who you serve everyday.