We are busy with the challenges of the day but there may be no more important challenge than to be ever vigilant that we are not denied the right to create safe and inclusive environments for our students.
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March 09, 2014
January 16, 2014
Leaders need to ask those questions and sit, quietly sometimes, to hear the answers that arise only from deep within...because any of us could become Chris Christie.
November 12, 2013
Hate toward any group has to become intolerable in this nation. One act of hate must be extinguished, not by a detention or suspension, but by an extraordinary act of bravery and a changing of mind and behavior.
November 07, 2013
Each of us is a more courageous leader if we wrestle with ourselves to know whatever bias lives in us. We have children watching and waiting for us to do something.
October 17, 2013
Special needs children's lives are affected by Coach Hamilton's masterful acts of empathy and compassion. It is not a sweeping systemic change but it is monumental for the lives touched.
September 24, 2013
In order to lead successful schools we must know how to develop and sustain inclusive communities of which we can be a part.
August 20, 2013
Compassion and empathy allow for bottom up leadership, system wide responsiveness and are the foundation of everything we do as human beings who have chosen to lead and serve.
August 04, 2013
Make sure everyone is heard and those with much to lose are not overlooked if they are silent!
July 23, 2013
Our world must be a hopeful place where children are capable of transcending barriers of our bias, to a much larger circle of familiarity.
July 21, 2013
I believe that we can do whatever we want to. It depends upon how much we care. And I want enough people around who care.