We can be pretty sure in our hearts of hearts that retaining what happens within our walls the same as the last century isn't enough...and it isn't right.
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December 03, 2015
November 17, 2015
Reducing the complexity in our local education system is quickly becoming one of our most important leadership responsibilities.
November 15, 2015
The Mizzou story can be a reminder to all leaders that the care of any organization, whether a business, the K-12 system, or a higher education institution, ultimately rests on the moral principles of those in charge.
October 20, 2015
The organization of schools must be in sync with the world in which they are situated, and the one into which students will graduate and become a work force.
October 13, 2015
Blaming educators for the "broken system" does not prepare those who are leading the heavy lift before us to be energized or visionary.
October 11, 2015
Time is better spent up front creating an environment in which the new initiative is recognized as being valuable, building the coalition to lead with you, sharing the vision generously for all to own, designing a clear-cut strategy, and creating the environment that invites broad-based action, recognizes short-term "wins," and sustains the movement.
October 04, 2015
Acting Secretary, John King, Jr. is not one to shrink from controversy. It is unlikely that will be the definition of "acting" for him.
September 13, 2015
If we are truly to be devoted to what is good for children and if it is our role to maximize their ability to learn and to support their physical and mental health, this has to become a seriously faced issue.
August 27, 2015
As new leaders arrive, help them understand, deeply and quickly, what holds the district together and why "we do these things here."
August 25, 2015
Yet do we socialize students from the very beginning to be confident lifelong learners? We might not.