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[Podcast] Episode 10: Jared Shade of Upper Dauphin School District returns to talk recruiting and career growth in education


Recruiting Unlocked is joined again by special guest, Jared Shade – Superintendent of Upper Dauphin Area School District. In this episode, we discuss the pathways to being a Principal, the qualities of a great leader in education, and the steps colleges and universities can take to help combat staffing shortages in education.

Becoming a Principal

Indeed lists the traditional steps someone can take to become a Principal:

  1. Complete a bachelor’s degree in education or another related field.
  2. Gain a state teaching license and some experience teaching in the classroom.
  3. Complete a master’s degree in administration.
  4. Pass state tests to acquire an administrator license.

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