“Abusive Administrators” — a real and ongoing problem in many schools

(from the New Action leaflet distributed at the December 2012 UFT Delegate Assembly).
For a printable version click: Leaflet 2012 December

New Action continues to receive numerous reports about abusive administrators. The DOE itself now says that the Principals Leadership Academy has not worked. See the December 6, 2012 issue of the New York Teacher (editorial on page 8). New Action has been saying this since the inception of the “Leadership Academy.” Not long along New Action put out a leaflet that laid out 14 steps to deal with abusive principals. It first requires serious solidarity amongst the staff to be successful.

Look at our list at our website. Consult your DR. Speak with colleagues about ways to support one another.

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