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On the Podcast: Leading your School through a Pandemic with Tom Marshall

Leading a School through a PandemicLeading a school is a lot to manage under normal circumstances, but what does it look like during a pandemic?

Today on the podcast we’re joined by Tom Marshall, principal and lead learner from Paramus, New Jersey, and author of Reclaiming the Principalship: Instructional Leadership Strategies to Engage Your School Community and Focus on Learning.

Download the sample chapter of Reclaiming the Principalship

On today’s episode, Heinemann colleague Michelle Flynn talks with Tom about the challenges of leading a school through uncharted territory, how other leaders can support teachers, kids, and families, and what lessons we might learn though this process.

Here now is Michelle…

A full transcript will be available soon!

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tommarshallTom Marshall is a former teacher and staff developer at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. He is currently the principal of Stony Lane Elementary School in Paramus, New Jersey. Tom runs a course for literacy coaches from around New Jersey, coordinates the Littogether Teacher Leader Project, and is the founder of the New Jersey Literacy Leaders' Network, a learning group of over 150 educational leaders who meet to study ways to supervise and support best practices in literacy instruction. You can find him online at and on twitter at @TomLitTogether

Topics: Podcast, Heinemann Podcast, Principals, Reclaiming the Principalship, Tom Marshall, Covid_19

Date Published: 05/21/20

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