5 K-12 administrators to watch in 2019

Education Dive | January 15, 2019

5 K-12 administrators to watch in 2019
Running a school, let alone an entire district, is no walk in the park. You're essentially accountable for guiding the effective preparation of your community's entire next generation for success in life, civic engagement and the workplace. It's a role that ultimately has one of the largest impacts on both the civic and economic success of your community or those your students move onto beyond high school.While there's no shortage of district and school leaders taking on that challenge, the five represented here are tackling a spectrum of issues that are top of mind in the field — from restoring public trust in the wake of scandal to recovering from a disaster to tackling school segregation to improving climate and culture. If you're wondering who to keep an eye on in the new year, this group is a great place to start.

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The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving their contacts for their replacement than it was about making their lives easier. After all, back then it wasn’t much easier than updating a rolodex!