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SamTastic Weekly Tip: 11/10/14 - Does your staff know about your First Responders?

Does your staff know about your First Responders? It is important for your staff and school community to not only know about your First Responders but also know the “why”.


Many schools share their list of First Responders with a “why” paragraph at the top. For example:


Principal Adams works hard to keep his focus on improving teacher and learning. He has a TimeTrack calendar where he intentionally schedules his time.. .just like a teacher’s lesson plan.


“First Responders at our school attempt to deal with management issues so we don’t pull the principal away from his instructional work. We schedule the principal for any management issues that the First Responder is unable to solve.”

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