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What does a principal do all day? My principal seems to sit in her office a lot and looks busy, but I'm really not sure with what and I wish she would come into my classroom.

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My principal is never in her office! She’s always out and about around the school helping with kids or observing, or she’s in meetings

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Mine too.. I mean there some emails and paperwork to deal with, but a lot of parent meetings, teacher observations, and discipline to do as well. I am a firm believer that admin must interact with teachers and students to be effective.

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they are your shield from helicopter parents, mediators and facilitators with other staff, deliverers of district and state expectations, along with a slew of other roles.

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i did, which is why i took it back and replaced it with an actual attempt at a list. to be honest though, not being clear on a principal's job and duty doesn't necessarily equate to them naturally having time to visit a classroom.

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