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235. The Helpful Guide to Teacher Retention: Featuring Martin Silverman
16th April 2023 • Aspire to Lead • Joshua Stamper
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In this week’s episode, Martin Silverman shares the importance, as a leader, on focusing on the teachers so they can focus on the students.  In this episode, we discuss:
  • Improving Teacher Retention
  • The Longevity of a Principal
  • And his upcoming book. 

About Martin Silverman:

Martin Silverman is a father, grandfather, husband, and long-time educator in beautiful San Antonio, Texas.  He is committed to providing the best educational experience for the students and families at Salinas Elementary school where he is the principal.  Martin has worked as a teacher and administrator in urban, suburban, and rural districts.  His interests are creating and nurturing school culture, providing enriching experiences for students and families, and developing future teachers and administrators.  As a former bilingual teacher and administrator,  Martin is committed to providing ELL students with quality programs to develop their unique skills.  He hosts a podcast called The Second Question, which highlights educators and provides them a forum to discuss ideas, and honor the teachers that have influenced their lives. He is also part of a trio of Texas educators that host the podcast The Texan Connection. Follow Martin Silverman:  

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