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Play along with me just for a moment. Be honest now. When I say the word “scientist,” what is the first image that comes to mind? Write down a few words that describe that image. Are you finished? When you are, read the following account of what happened at a recent school meeting.
Gearing up for the opening of the 2011-2012 school year, over 200 principals and assistant principals of a city school district recently attended a leadership institute with a particular emphasis on instructional leadership. One of the sessions during the three-day meeting had participants draw the image that first came to mind when given the same word I gave you —scientist. Before revealing the results, it is important to note that more than half of the people in the leadership positions were female and half were minorities. § Read the rest of this entry…