Eric Sheninger, Principal of New Milford High School in New Milford, NJ, is an innovative leader in the use of social media and web 2.0 technologies who believes ardently that social media tools enable school leaders to become better leaders. When you look at the characteristics of effective leadership, according to Sheninger, using social media is essential for all school leaders looking to transform school cultures to engage students, improve communications with stakeholders, and help educators to grow professionally. In this segment, Sheninger outlines his Six Pillars of Leadership 2.0 and how social media will help school leaders to improve communications and public relations, create a brand for a school or district, enable professional growth and development, enhance student engagement and learning, and create new opportunities for schools and students.
Social Media and the Six Pillars of Leadership 2.0
Eric Sheninger is a NASSP Digital Principal Award winner (2012), PDK Emerging Leader Award recipient (2012), co-author of Communicating and Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals and What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science. He presents and speaks nationally to assist other school leaders embrace and effectively utilize technology. Be sure to visit Eric's website for further information about his upcoming speaking engagements and presentations.