Principal Navigator, Winter 2015

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Feature Stories 12 Smart Strategies for Success Toni Gerber

Check out these strategies for both instructional and cultural success for you and your school.




15 Ohio’s 2014 –15 Distinguished Principal

Dr. Rachel Jones, principal of Gurney Elementary in Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools is this year’s honoree.


Ethical Leadership Paul Kulik, PhD





What’s Your Story? 19, 23, 28, 37, 39

OAESA Members share their journeys into education and administration in vignettes throughout this issue.

Learn skills an ethical leader must possess to confront the challenges facing today’s administrators.



Ten Helpful Tips for New Administrators

Empowering Student Success

A current principal provides ten take-home tips for those new to admnistration.

First-year principal writes about his transition from the business world to education.

Carol Rosiak, EdD

Jack Hunter

Are you interested in writing for the Navigator? We are currently accepting articles for the following theme:

True Grit The Spring 2015 issue wil echo the theme of OAESA’s 58th Annual Professional Conference and will feature articles from OAESA members, clinic presenters from the conference, and other experts on the topic of grit.

Articles are due March 15, 2015. Please e-mail the editor, Abigail Smith, at for for article guidelines and to let her know you are interested.