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arrow A Collective Mission (New)
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco endeavors to form a collaborative mission statement for PS 147.
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arrow A Vision of Collaboration(New)
Alexandra Anormaliza discusses her democratic instructional vision.
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arrow A Shared Vision (New)
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco finds an ally in her assistant principal.
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arrow Children Involved
Larry Wilson gives his vision of a child-centered learning environment.
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arrow What is Leadership?
Mentor principal Neal Opromalla offers his own definition of leadership.
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arrow A Principled Mission
Larry Wilson reflects on collaborating with other aspiring principals to develop a mission for a model school.
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arrow Reaching Consensus
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco describes how a group of educators reached consensus on a vision for their school.
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Overview
Articulation of a well thought-out vision of teaching and learning is essential for meaningful student achievement. Effective leaders develop a vision through collaborative effort, foster shared beliefs among all members of the school community and ensure that everything that happens in the school is shaped by that vision.

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