Successful leadership is not perched atop the organization; success results from embedding leadership throughout all levels of the organization.
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January 21, 2016
January 17, 2016
We have been able to come together around a vision of a school that does not ignore the trauma in many children's everyday lives while completely eliminating suspensions.
January 07, 2016
Professional Development as we knew it, can't survive as a choice from a menu or stand alone activity that may not even impact classroom instruction or the culture that exists in the building
December 29, 2015
Practicing mindfulness leads to an increased ability to focus and concentrate, greater self-awareness, reduced stress, increased empathy, and improved impulse control.
December 20, 2015
Leaders can invite all in a building to become more alert to language; the risk is worth it and the trust that is built transforms.
December 15, 2015
Justice Scalia's remarks related to higher education, but their roots lie deeply buried in K-12 education.
December 06, 2015
Feedback that is descriptive, anchored, timely, meaningful, and respectful can increase the likelihood that the receiver can and will use it to improve upon the work.
December 01, 2015
We cannot allow schools to be places where the rush to the finish line negates life along the way. And, we cannot afford to make the mistake of thinking only some children or only some adults are stressed.
November 29, 2015
How can the leader attend to the efficacy needs of faculty and staff in order for them to feel empowered and motivated and do their best work?
November 24, 2015
Schools set up systems that provide school personnel the information they need to understand the needs of at-risk students who enter their buildings and classrooms daily.