How can leaders find a way to restore compassion, justice, creativity, craftsmanship and acknowledgement for each of the people who work and learn within the school?
Asking teachers to attend to the social-emotional development of their students without providing them with the environment in which social and emotional health is paramount is simply unreasonable.
The potential for gender bias lies within all of us resulting in subtle messages that shape the young men and women in our schools for a society that is changing far too slowly.
Teachers need tools and support to be effective in their work and maintain emotional well-being.
Without the trust of and between the members of the organization, no leader can successfully plan and implement any sustainable change.
How we revere others must not be an act of comparison, but one of celebrating their uniqueness and, therefore, our own.
Common routines and practices based on shared values relies on the leader's ability be creative, open minded, fair, and vision focused.
If professional athletes and musicians need coaches, why not superintendents and principals who are at the top of their game but find themselves in a new situation or a new crisis or want to learn how social media can help the district?
Goal setting and goal attainment are locally controlled and can change how people feel about coming to and doing their work.
Relationships can be built or broken by a miscommunicated thought left unexplored.