Leadership Magazine Nov-Dec 2019

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November/December 2019:

Trauma informed leadership through all states of crisis
A wildfire that forever altered the lives of residents in Northern California paved the way to rethinking crisis response, trauma-informed care, and what it means to lead when you are one of those who have lost.
By Matt Reddam and Sandra Azevedo

How much is too much?
We cannot prepare for who will be where and what event may take place when an emergency occurs. What we can prepare for, and understand, is that we all must be aware that emergencies can and do happen.
By Skyler Garrahy

The cameras just went live
While crisis management has varying levels of intensity, our communities demand strong leadership and transparency when it comes to addressing a crisis. Here are five tools you should use to win your crisis news conference.
By Naj Alikhan

When politics and walkouts come to the workplace
As political activism grows within our communities, school districts are confronted with the challenge of freedom of speech, taking political statements and maintaining a healthy school environment for students, staff and parents. What are the do’s and don’ts for our school communities?
By Dulcinea Grantham, Gabriela Flowers and Tilman Heyer

Understanding strikes to help ensure minimal impact
Knowing the ins-and-outs of strike preparation and assembling the right team can keep your school community unified through contract negotiations.
By Bill Diedrich and Sara Young

Diaries from the field
In the face of a natural disaster, education leaders and a community work together to survive and move forward.
By Aaron Benton