Nashville Principals in an Opportunity Culture

January 15, 2015

Hear principals of two Opportunity Culture schools in Metro Nashville discuss why an Opportunity Culture is the “it factor” in changing the game for teachers and students, especially in high-need schools, in video from Public Impact’s Opportunity Culture Initiative.

This video features interviews with Buena Vista Enhanced Option Elementary School Principal Michelle McVicker and Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School Principal Christian Sawyer.

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