In this simulation, your role is an administrator in the first week on the job. You will be faced with the need to manage various stakeholder groups, working to gain the trust and confidence of community members and district employees. You’ll have to balance strategic direction with the shifting demands of daily issues. And you’ll need to determine when to delegate and when to take ownership, and anticipating the broader impact of your actions.
Key characters include an administrative assistant, teachers union leader, middle school principal, parent and community organizer, reporter for local weekly newspaper
Trade-offs to consider:
Created in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania