Wednesday, January 22

Get Out and Meet Your Students


by Alicia Betz

It’s easy for administrators to stay in their ivory towers and never actually interact with the students they lead, but taking simple steps to meet your students can change and improve your leadership.

In this article you’ll learn about:

  • Why Meeting Your Students Matters 
  • Simple Tips on How to Meet Your Students

When I was in college, the only time I ever met an administrator was on my graduation day—and then, only because I was a marshal for my college and shook his hand for a picture. He was a great administrator, and he led the College of Education at Penn State well, so this is not meant to put him or any other administrator down. This is about one simple thing that even great administrators can do to be even better: getting out there and meeting your students. 

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