This Is Leadership – EP13: T. J. Hoogsteen

In this episode, I connect with T.J. Hoogsteen, Doctor of educational leadership and principal of an elementary school in northern Saskatchewan. T.J. talks to us about collective teacher and leader efficacy and explains his leadership framework for rural schools. T.J. and I discuss the importance of building a strong support system with a school and district.

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T.J. Hoogsteen has worked in public education since 2008.  He has spent his entire career working in rural schools in Saskatchewan in Canada.  Over the last 15 years, he has accumulated 11 years of school leadership experience as a Vice-Principal and Principal, as well as being a classroom teacher, literacy interventionist and coach.  Passionate about personal development, he completed his doctorate from the University of Western Ontario in 2018.  Since then, T.J. has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and has taught at the Master’s level at Royal Roads University.


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