J Thomas Roth, Ed. S., holds an Educational Specialist Degree in Administrative Leadership for Teaching and Learning from Walden University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from The University of South Florida, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University. He has served as a classroom teacher and an assistant principal, and has now been an elementary school principal for over 10 years. J also serves as a University Supervisor with Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. He has presented to teachers and administrators on various subjects, including classroom management, professional learning communities, and administrative leadership.
Maintain a positive classroom environment by implementing the tips, suggestions, and strategies found in this resource. Topics such as the physical/social classroom environment, disruptions, student engagement, and family communication are discussed.