Educators who want to become principals should share their aspirations with their current administrators and district leaders, two educators and authors, John Gabriel and Paul Farmer, write in this blog post, which compiles suggestions from readers and other leadership experts. Teachers also should consider serving on school- and district-level committees, they advise. "The purpose is to demonstrate that you have a vested interest in what happens in your district, that you are committed to your aspirations, and that you have the necessary leadership skills," Gabriel and Farmer write.

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