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December 20, 2021

Teacher Retention and Recruitment A Significant Concern

Missouri's Assistant Commissioner of Teacher Quality, Paul Katnik, recently spoke to PC volunteers about the perilous state of teaching in Missouri.  Missouri ranks #49 in the nation in minimum starting…
December 20, 2021

The “Laminators” Help Trailwoods Teachers

Judy Burge When PrincipalsConnect volunteer Judy Burge heard that Principal Leah Starr was short a front office person, she jumped in to help a few days each week.  "I've enjoyed…
December 20, 2021

Principal Hinojosa Celebrates His Father’s Life

East High School Principal's father Dr. Luis Hinojosa was a gifted physician and gave excellent care to hundreds of patients over his lifetime.  He'd retired but reentered the profession last…
October 26, 2021

Michelle McDaniel Joins Our Principal Group

McDaniel is head of the  Santa Fe Elementary School in the Hickman Mills School District. While she is new to Kansas City, McDaniel has taught and led St. Louis area…

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