So, I often write about the incredible school I call home and the people and things that make it such an incredible place. So often, these "things" are collections of moments; some so small and seemingly inconsequential that you might actually not even notice them if you weren't paying attention. And I try to pay attention. Because other times those moments… Continue reading A Staff That Serves
"Why are you writing a lesson plan? You're an administrator now!" "I know, but I have a lesson to teach Friday and I had this great idea....I guess it's just the teacher in me". That conversation happened at home the other day. I am in my third year as an Assistant Principal and I can tell… Continue reading The Teacher in Me
Well, the excitement is in the air. Spring Break is right around the corner, and while this is always a welcome break, it also ushers in a very hectic time! Just to give you an idea, here is a quick run down of what may be on an administrator's plate come Spring (and I am sure you could… Continue reading Spring Reflections
Last week was our district's leadership conference and the learning centered around the word "thrive". For our keynote, we were honored to hear Dr. Bertice Berry speak about servant leadership. During this address, she said something that really resonated with me and, judging from our district conference hashtag, many others as well: Walk with purpose and you will collide… Continue reading Why Me, Here, Now?
In just three weeks, I will begin my journey as a first year Assistant Principal. As part of my summer learning, I am currently involved in some training which is providing me many great things to think about! This post will be the first in a series of reflections on this training. It will be… Continue reading Leadership Development Part 1: Effective Schools Correlates