Steps to Promotion in School Administration with Brad Hughes

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In this episode of the Aspire to Lead podcast, we sit down with Brad Hughes to discuss the essential steps needed to secure a promotion in school administration at both the school and district levels. Brad shares valuable insights, tips, and tricks to help you gain the necessary experience, ace your interviews, and cultivate the right mindset to achieve your goal of advancement in your educational career. Whether you’re aspiring to become a principal, assistant principal, or district-level administrator, this conversation offers practical advice to help you navigate the path to professional growth and success. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from Brad’s expertise and take your career to the next level!

About Brad Hughes:

Brad Hughes is the host of The Good News, Brad News Podcast. Brad is an elementary school principal in Ontario, Canada, with 25 years’ experience in education. Prior to becoming a school leader, Brad taught for 16 years from Kindergarten to eighth grade, most recently teaching middle school Visual Arts, French and Special Education. Brad has an ongoing commitment to reframing the joys and challenges of school life through a Self-Reg lens. Brad is an optimist and recovering perfectionist, passionate about improving kids’ lives by loving and supporting the adults that serve them.

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About the author, Joshua

Joshua Stamper is the Training and Development Specialist for the Teach Better Team and manages the Teach Better Podcast Network. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a middle school Administrator, classroom art educator, and athletic coach.

In addition to being on the Teach Better Team, Joshua is the author of Aspire to Lead, podcaster, leadership coach, and education presenter.