Reflections on Leadership in a Pandemic
Throughout the 2020–2021 school year, MCPS principal interns worked in schools without ever meeting their staffs, students or families in person. They completed virtual practicums, where they served as principals from mid-December until the end of January. As they wrapped up their practicums, they worked alongside their principals to plan and lead the re-opening of schools.
They’ve had unique experiences as principal interns, faced technical and adaptive challenges, and persevered. Below, six of them reflect on their experiences for The Bulletin.