Mr. Hancock Published in Penn's "Perspectives on Urban Education"

Head of School Chris Hancock was recently featured in Penn's peer-reviewed journal, Perspectives on Urban Education, on leadership in times of crisis.

Mr. Hancock notes:
"When crises disrupt or upend the systems and operations of a school and threaten its future survival, certain leadership styles and literacies emerge as clear hallmarks of successful independent school heads. Moreover, they are amplified during this pandemic."

This article is excerpted from what will be a full chapter forthcoming in a book on Flux Leadership.

Read the full article.

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About Benchmark School

Benchmark School, located at 2107 N. Providence Road, Media, Pa., is an independent, not-for-profit day school serving students in grades 1-8. Founded in 1970, the school is committed to helping bright students who have yet to reach their academic potential become confident and strategic thinkers, learners, and problem solvers who meet with success in school and life. For more information about Benchmark School, please call 610-565-3741 or visit BenchmarkSchool.org.