We must not allow our compliance to extinguish the passion that brought us to this work. Our challenge is to carry the weight of the mandate while working with faculty to create the best implementation.
Recently in leadership Category
September 10, 2013
September 08, 2013
If we consider STEM to be separate from the arts and humanities, then all we are talking about is subject areas. If we are talking about subjects, we aren't changing anything.
September 01, 2013
As public school leaders, it is our moral obligation to make our schools safe for all children at all times no matter what is happening in the legal courts or the courts of public opinion.
August 29, 2013
If we model a shift in practice in the way we interact with questions outside of the classroom, it may become easier for our teachers to shift the types of questions they are asking of their students.
August 27, 2013
Complex issues require complex decisions about how and what we communicate.
August 25, 2013
Our students need to receive the type of attention Antoinette Tuff demonstrated.
August 22, 2013
If surveys and the resulting process do not build relationships between the school and community through leadership, then there is no gain.
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 18, 2013
Policy and agency leaders have decided to fail the children, the teachers and school leaders as a way of motivating us into action. They have become impatient with us, rather than examine themselves.
August 15, 2013
It is possible that to legislate that schools not only be required to teach academics, but to teach academics harnessing these games.