In response to the 11/14/2013 post, “The Alternative Certification” a LYS Principal adds:

To Any Assistant Principal Interested in Becoming a Principal,

Casting a wide net is a key component for either person (traditional certified / alternative certified). Cain is right when he says that the competition increases as you move up the leadership ladder. I heard an old football coach say the most difficult head coaching job to get is the first one. After that, your experience and success opens doors. Keep up the good work for your students and you will be rewarded.

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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