We wish it were as easy for a respectful leader to build a respectful culture system-wide. It isn't, but it is definitely worth the daily effort. And, it has integrity.
Recently in integrity Category
May 10, 2018
March 20, 2018
Twitter wars of the adults have become unhinged. Now instead of pointing to adult behavior as a model for proper behavior, we have none. It is up to schools to make a difference.
February 20, 2018
We cannot allow this mixing of fact and fallacy about special education and discipline challenges to hang in the air without speaking out. We must be both ethical and active.
January 30, 2018
Daring to have real conversations with others holding different points of view is important. Practicing what we expect children to understand and do cannot happen with integrity unless we are practicing this ourselves.
January 18, 2018
We can contribute to the next generation of adults by circling the wagons and making sure each school environment is safely founded in a culture built upon courage, commitment, and empathy.
December 21, 2017
Limiting speech and access to information is the antithesis of our purpose in a free and open democracy. The limits being placed on the internet and on speech in the CDC will affect our work, certainly.
November 19, 2017
It is about presence. It isn't just about Rotary or Kiwanis. It is also about church dinners and nonprofit fund raisers. It is business and police. It is clergy and senior citizens and parents and preschool providers. Is it too much to ask?
November 12, 2017
If we can teach children that they have power, and help them develop a voice, then less of them will enter the world of adulthood seeing and believing that power over another is the sole path to feeling powerful.
October 10, 2017
Let the good news and the bad news come from us. Tell the truth. Be honest. Set the context. Stay out front. Keep on message. Listen well. Anticipate.
October 03, 2017
Silveria's value based message wasn't tentative nor half-hearted. He told the gathering that they should be "outraged", that small ideas and horrific thinking needs to be replaced by a better idea. What would you do?