Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.
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January 09, 2018
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
September 21, 2017
In an industry as large as public education and where learning is our business, one might think we'd lead the way in measures of accountability. But we are not.
July 16, 2017
When encouragement and support are the partners of observation and evaluation, the process is worth the time it take.
June 04, 2017
Guest blogger Ruth Ebenstein writes, "No matter how experienced you are, sometimes you cannot be the one to teach the lesson. You alone cannot be the one to foster the change."
October 11, 2016
If a highly productive faculty becomes lulled into a sleeping giant, growth of students will slow also.
October 04, 2016
It may seem a good idea to make one action and responsibility meet the needs of many requirements. But does it result in diminished returns?
August 23, 2016
With proper feedback, the learning environment becomes one of truth telling and trust building. It spawns growth, risk taking, learning from failure, and risk taking again.
August 02, 2016
There is no evidence to indicate that a process intended to evaluate by placing a word or number on the actions of another is effective in developing capacity or changing practice.
June 21, 2016
The urgent demands of the leader's work pull the mind to a place of reaction. Each reaction pulls attention away from a systems view and away from the complexities of the human beings who work with us.